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  1. World Class

  2. HISTORY 3000 Perspectives on History Kean University Union, New Jersey

  3. HISTORY 3000 Goals • Prepare for praxis 10087 and 10081 • Review Knowledge base for Student Teaching • Enrich professional knowledge for current teachers Dr. Thomas F. Banit Professor Emeritus History Department Kean University

  4. 134 Credit Program 45 credits in History -focus on American and Western Civilization courses -Supported by African, Asian, Latin American And Middle Eastern Courses Complemented by: -18 credits in Social Sciences -Kean University Historical Society -Phi Alpha Theta -Special Programs and Speaker Offerings throughout the academic year B.A. History / Teacher Certification Program

  5. 1. 13 Lectures by Experts in Each Field Introduction Pol Sci / Geog Eco / Soc-Psy-Anth U.S. History (3) -Exploration to Constitution -Early National to New America -Post Civil War to Present European History (3) -Ancient Civ to High Mid Ages -Late Mid Ages to Early Modern Govt -French Rev to Present Asian History Latin American History Course Overview

  6. Middle Eastern History African History Each session is taught by an academic specialist in the respective field. 2. Assessment Weekly Open Book Reading Quizzes Completed Online Midterm (Week 7) and final (Week 15) Closed Note Exams Completed in Person at Kean University Course Overview (cont.)

  7. Complete Course Syllabus: -At this point, Please Down load, print, and Review the course syllabus in detail Questions? -Please contact the History 3000 Course Coordinator, Dr. Jonathan Mercantini, at Course Overview (Cont.)

  8. Students should purchase the course Readings Listed on the Syllabus and complete the work before each lecture Professors’ Special Guides will be linked to each lecture Brun, et. al., Global History and Geography: The Growth of Civilizations Gordon, American History Cliffs Notes, Economics Review Course Readings

  9. PRAXIS II 10081 / 10087 PRACTICE TEST • The practice test is designed in a similar manner to the PRAXIS 10081, which is presently comprised of multiple choice questions covering the various areas of history and associated social sciences. PRAXIS 10087 currently also includes several short written answers. PRAXIS 10081will also contain written answers in the near future or possibly in the present depending on the date. • Note: Graphics in this course are provided courtesy of McGraw-Hill Companies, 2010.

  10. Practice Test Directions Listeners should now continue with the Down loaded Practice Test. Complete the 30 questions in 30 minutes and then proceed on and find / listen to the correct Answers in the History 3000 Podcast. Students should answer at least 23-25 Questions correctlyas a sign of success on the practice test.

  11. Question #1: Sociology Which of the following terms best expresses the effect of overseas settlement on human, animal, and plant life? A. Diffusion B. Segregation C. Isolation D. Rejection E. Amalgamation

  12. Question #2: Sociology A household containing a married couple, their children, and relatives such as aunts, uncles, and grandparents is called : A. a joint family B. a polygamous family C. an established family D. a nuclear family E. an extended family

  13. Question #3: Geography The foothills at the base of the Appalachian Mountains are known as the: A. Prairies B. Continental Divide C. Ridge and valley D. Coastal Plain E. Piedmont

  14. Question #4: Political Science Holding an election by party members in order to name candidates for political offices is called a: A. Party Caucus B. General election C. Direct Primary D. Party Convention E. Straw vote

  15. Question #5: Political Science The right of a people of a state to demand that a bill passed by the legislature be put to a popular vote is called: A. Pocket veto B. Initiative C. Local Option D. Referendum E. Popular sovereignty

  16. Question #6: GeographyWhat is the determining factor in defining this scene as “desert”? Mountains Rainfall Temperature Latitude Longitude

  17. Question #7: History The United States fought in the following Wars: I. Mexican War, II. Spanish -American War, III. Civil War, IV. War of 1812. Place them in chronological order starting with the earliest. • IV, I, III, II • II, IV, III, I • III, I, IV, I • I, IV, II, III • II, I, IV, III

  18. “The American beauty Rose can be produced in the splendor and fragrance, which brings joy to its beholder only by sacrificing the early buds, which grow up around it. This is not an evil tendency in business. It is merely the working out of a law of nature and of God.” A.Transcen- Dentalism B. Fabian Socialism C. Social Darwinism D. Religious Utopianism E.Progres- sivisim. Question #8: Economics / History Read the following quote and select the correct economic term associated with it.

  19. Question # 9: Economics / History The author of the quotation in Question # 8 was: Abraham Lincoln John D. Rockefeller Karl Marx D. Theodore Roosevelt George Bernard Shaw

  20. Question #10: History / Geography What time period in History is reflected in this map? • 800 - 700 B.C.E. • 1945 - 1990 C.E. • 1814 - 1914 C.E. • 1620-1776 C.E. • 1000-1350 C.E.

  21. Question #11: History As a modern Chinese citizen, what two developments would instill national pride in you? Sailing research/ wheel Industrial revolution / scientific revolution Mass production / steel Paper / gunpowder Tobacco / rice

  22. Question #12: History The following quote refers to which ethnic group? “Their group loyalty and talent for politics in a democratic medium made them the first and most enduring bloc in American politics.” • Irish • Vietnamese • Germans • Catholics • Italians

  23. Question # 13: History The children of unions between Spanish men and Indian women, especially in Mexico and Peru, were called: • Peninsulares • Half-breeds • Creoles • Indentures • Mestizos

  24. Question #14: History Following America’s entry into World War II, civil liberties were most conspicuously violated by the: • Restraints of freedom of speech and press • Persecution of the Communist Party • Deportation of German-Americans • Suppression of political dissent • Relocation of Japanese - Americans

  25. Question #15: Anthropology Taking field notes and acting as a “participant observer” most likely describes • Sociologist • Archaeologist • Political Scientist • Anthropologist • Psychologist

  26. Question #16: History Which one of the following served as the leader of China following the fall of the Manchu Dynasty? A. Mao Zedong B. Jiang Jieshi C. Sun Yat-sen D. Ngo Dinh Diem E. Kuo Mintang

  27. Question #17: History This Hawaiian leader Became important in American foreign Policy during what time period? • 1930s • 1850s • 1890s • 1960s • 1830s

  28. Question #18: Economics When a manufacturer produces one more unit of something (i.e., car, pen, computer, etc.) the increase in cost to produce that item is called: • Marginal Cost • Monetary Policy • Increasing Returns • Fixed Costs • Microeconomics

  29. Question #19: Economics AmericanEconomic Output by region During the production year, which area of the nation was most consistent in meeting its production goals? • North • South • East • West • None was successful

  30. Question #20: Psychology Behaviorism was developed by which one of the following social scientists? • Margaret Mead • Sigmund Freud • Aristotle • James Watson • Carl Jung

  31. Question #21: Political Science The debate over private gun ownership revolves mainly around which one of the constitutional amendments? • III • IV • II • XVI • XIV

  32. Select the correct chronological order for the events /Persons / etc. in American History found in the right column 5,3,2,1,4 4,1,5,2,3 5,1,5,3,2 1,3,5,4,2 3,1,4,2,5 Events / Persons, etc. Andrew Johnson presidency Panama canal opens President Kennedy assassinated Bill of Rights ratified Closing of the West Question # 22: History

  33. Question #23: History What does the picture most accurately depict? • American west- ward movement B. Colonialism C. Suffragism D. Progressivism E. Monotheism

  34. Question #24: History Which one of the following terms, laws, persons was not involved in American Race issues during the early 20th Century? • Ku Klux Klan • Marcus Garvey • Scopes “Monkey Trial” • Jim Crow • “The Birth of a Nation”

  35. Question #25: Economics / History Assume that the following five people were holding a mythical conversation on economics. Which one would most strongly argue for a laissez-faire approach to the Economy? • John D. Rockefeller • Karl Marx • Adolph Hitler • Mao Zedong • Jawaharlal Nehru

  36. Question 26: History The famous spy- photo was important in which American Cold War foreign policy Situation? • Cuba • Haiti • Dominican Republic • Nicaragua • Mexico

  37. Question #27: History After examining the following pairs of islands, identify the set that contains the island first attacked by the Japanese and the final island seized by American forces before we dropped the atomic bomb on Japan. • Hawaii / Midway • Taiwan / Iwo Jima • Hawaii / okinawa • Tarawa / Makin • Guadalcanal / Truk

  38. Question #28: History The Cold War largely ended when two Leaders decided on cooperation instead of confrontation. Who were the two people included in these negotiations? • Mikhail Gorbachev / Ronald Reagan • Leonid Brezhnev and Jimmy Carter • George H.W.Bush / Vladimir Putin • Dwight Eisenhower / Nikita Khrushchev • Mikhail Gorbachev / George H. W. Bush

  39. Question #29: History The arrival of Vasco DaGama in India depicted in The scene Represents which century? • 1000s • 1200s • 1400s • 1600s • 1800s

  40. Question #30: Geography If a person flew from New York City to Cape Town, South Africa, what geographic description would best describe the situation. • Landed in the eastern hemisphere north of the equator • Flew from the western hemisphere to south of the equator • Flew from north of the equator to north of the equator • Flew from the eastern hemisphere to north latitudes in the western hemisphere • Flew west to the northern hemisphere