Econ 40423 U.S. Economic History I: The Founding Eras John Lovett Exam 2 Review - Fall 2012 What Material Does Exam 2 Cover?
Being able to distinguish between Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax, two different
species of malaria, based on their reactions when exposed to a 0.5 molar chloroquine solution. • Diamond, Chapter 11 and the table on page 87 • Hughes, Jonathon and Louis Cain. 2011. "The Colonial Property Rights Heritage". American
Economic History. Addison-Wesley. p 132 - 134.
• Galenson, David. 1996. "The Settlement and Growth of the Colonies: Institutions of
• A bunch of handouts on mortality, native population density, colony types, and eventual living
• Factor Endowments, Inequality, and Paths of Development. By Stanley Engerman and Kenneth
Sokoloff. NBER Working Paper No. 9529. October 2002.
• Lecture notes and handouts to accompany the above
What's the format of Exam 2?
I waterboard you while demanding that you answer the exam questions in Latin
Objective Section: ≅ 55 points, short answer, multiple choice, etc.
Short Essay: ≅ 18 points. Choose 1 of 2 shorter essays.
Long Essay: ≅ 27 points. Choose 1 of 2 longer essays.
What are the "objective" questions like?
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Look over your class notes and handouts. I use the objective section to test your breadth of
What are the "objective" questions like?
Look over the list below. I will choose questions from the list below.
Short Essay Study Problems: I will choose 2 of from the following 7 essays. You will have
to answer 1 of the 2 (your pick). I may make minor changes to the questions that follow, but only minor changes.
European guns proved superior to Native American weaponry, even when applied to non- European settings. What are some other, more subtle ways in which European technology led to Europeans replacing native North Americans? Numbers are good. Thoughtful and clear analysis is better. Numbers + analysis = Yeah Baby! Econ 40423 U.S. Economic History I: The Founding Eras John Lovett
It is widely known that disease and military conflict with Europeans killed many Native Americans. What else, stemming from European contact, led to many Native American deaths?
Africans have a relatively high prevalence of sickle-cell anemia. Europeans have a relatively high prevalence of cystic fibrosis. Both traits are genetic (i.e. hereditary) and quite harmful. One would expect them to eventually die out. Why, then, according to Diamond, do Africans and Europeans have these genetic traits?
Hoozah for Britain and her institutions! Compare the institutions, especially property rights in
land, of the British 13 colonies, French Canada, and Mexico. How might the different institutions
have led to different levels of economic success?
Galenson, at least in the reading you were assigned, did not specifically address property rights
and political liberties in French Canada. Nonetheless, apply Galenson's arguments regarding
political liberties (to non-slaves) and property rights in land to French Canada. Take what we
learned about French Canada in lecture and, in the context of Galenson's arguments, explain why
political liberties and property rights in land differed from that of the British 13 colonies.
Benny wishes to graph the ethnic composition of European colonies in the new world. Although
there are many possible ethnic classification schemes he could use, Benny wishes to use the
traditional division of 1) native population, 2) those of European descent, and 3) those of African
a. Explain how Benny can show these three categories with a 2 dimensional graph/chart. This
will require both a graph/chart and an written explanation.
b. Illustrate a few points on your graph/chart. i.e. Show me where the various colony types or
What is MES and how might it affect both: a) the type of labor used in a colony, and b) the level
of equality seen in that colony. Make sure you use a few historical examples to illustrate your
Long Essay Study Problems: I will choose 2 of from the following 4 essays. You will have
to answer 1 of the 2 (your pick). I may make minor changes to the questions that follow, but only minor changes. 1. Why, according to Galenson, did the British colonies in North America offer great (for the day)
political liberties (to non-slaves) and property rights in land? Make sure you use a several historical
examples to illustrate your explanation.Source: http://faculty.tcu.edu/jlovett/US_econ_hist/review/40413/Exam-2-Study-Questions.pdf
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