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HIS101: Introduction to World Civilizations, Part I
Exam 3 Study Guide
• The exam will be open on Canvas for a period of 10 days. You may pick the date and time to complete 
the exam that best suits your schedule. However, you must complete the exam in one sitting; the timer 
will begin when you log in. You will have 90 minutes to complete the exam.
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paste your answers into the spaces provided.
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• The exam consists of short-answer ID terms and an essay question. You must complete both parts.
o The terms and essay prompts are generated randomly by Canvas. You are only required to 
complete 2 IDs and 1 essay. Leave the other terms/question blank.
• Use only the assigned course materials (textbook, sourcebook, lectures, and PowerPoints) to 
compile your answers. Any external sources (including websites) must receive prior 
authorization from the instructor. 
• Citations are required for all work.
FOUR of the terms below will appear on your midterm exam; you will need to answer TWO of them, 
identifying each (answering the journalist’s questions of who, what, where, and when) and giving the 
historical significance. This portion of the midterm will be worth 20% of your total exam grade.
1. Bantu
2. Hernan Cortes
3. Karma
4. Legalism
5. Mongols
6. Timbuktu
TWO of the following essay questions will appear on your midterm exam; you will need to answer only 
ONE. Suggested essay length is 4-6 paragraphs. Your essay, worth 80% of the midterm grade, should 
demonstrate an understanding of the lectures, assigned readings, and class discussion. No outside materials 
are permitted.
1. Compare and contrast the major principles of Buddhism and Confucianism. How did they 
influence dynasties in India and China? Use specific examples to support your answer.
2. Explain the growth of trans-Saharan trade in stimulating political and religious change in West 
Africa. What role did Islam particularly play in political development of West African kingdoms 
and empires?
3. Explain the process by which the Chinese state accumulated and centralized power in the Qin, Han, 
and Tang dynasties. Use specific examples from government, philosophy, and economics to 
support your answer