CCQ #1: Globalization in Global History

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1. Globalization can be defined as: "A process that transforms ___________________________________ relationships across ___________________ by spreading them more ___________, making them more ____________, and increasing their ____________."

(A.G. Hopkins, "The History of Globalization - and the Globalization of History?," in Globalization in World History, ed. A.G. Hopkins, London: Pilimco, 2002, 16.)
A: economic, political, social, and cultural
B: countries, religions, and continents
C: broadly
D: intense
E: velocity
2. Globalization can be defined as: "The process by which the world increasingly functions as a __________ _____________, rather than as many widely ___________________ ____________________." - "Globalization" in Oxford Dictionary of World History, ed. Oxford E. Wright, Oxford University Press, 2006, 251.
A: Single
B: Community
C: separated
D: communities
Globalization is a history of
Worldwide integration
It is the career and development (AKA history) of _____________ which comprises the overreaching structure of human history.

______a single world government with a single world religion, culture, and economy.
______each of the distinct peoples, cultures, religions, and states, including their languages and economies, in the world
______the various webs of communication and interaction emerging from an original loose, widespread, and occasionally interactive world wide web forming into a deeply integrated, interdependent, and continuously interactive globalized web
_____ all of the above
_____ only two and three above
______the various webs of communication and interaction emerging from an original loose, widespread, and occasionally interactive world wide web forming into a deeply integrated, interdependent, and continuously interactive globalized web
Match the following:
1. What shapes history
2. What drives history

____ Exchange and spread of various items, goods, technologies, Types of information, ideas, beliefs, ways of living in doing things, etc., and the human responses to them
____ the human ambition to alter one's conditions to match one's hopes
__1__ Exchange and spread of various items, goods, technologies, Types of information, ideas, beliefs, ways of living in doing things, etc., and the human responses to them
__2__ the human ambition to alter one's conditions to match one's hopes
Within the development of the worldwide human web over the past 2000 years, match the following transition points with their developments:

1. About 2000 years ago (approximately the first century CE)
2. from about 500 years ago(1500 CE)
3. From about 160 years ago(1850 CE)

___ the formation of the 'old world web' , the largest transregional web which spanned most of Eurasia and North Africa (AKA Afro Eurasia)

___The unification, Via oceanic navigation, of the world Metropolitan webs and most of its other remaining local or regional webs into a single global, cosmopolitan web

___ the acceleration and intensification of the worldwide human web via industrialization, electrification, and digitization (CF. Modernization)
__1__ the formation of the 'old world web' , the largest transregional web which spanned most of Eurasia and North Africa (AKA Afro Eurasia)

__2__The unification, Via oceanic navigation, of the world Metropolitan webs and most of its other remaining local or regional webs into a single global, cosmopolitan web

__3__ the acceleration and intensification of the worldwide human web via industrialization, electrification, and digitization (CF. Modernization)
Main features and trends of the human history include____________________.

___ common ________________ as the basis for human relationship (out of Africa, NGS genome project)

___ progressively increasing _________________

___ increased speed and range of_____________ and ________________.

___ increasing ____________ and _____________ of the world religions in peoples
(cf. Globalization)

___ increasing ___________ & __________ and expanding ___________ of technology

___ accelerating _____________ of natural resources and increasing ____________ of environment and climate
1. human origins
2. World population
3. Communication, travel
4. interconnectivity, interdependence
5. complexity, power, impact
6. Depletion, change
8. The study 'Measuring Globalization: The Global Top 20' is concerned with the countries that top the charts in _______________.

__ Economic Integration (cf. trade)
__ Personal Contact (cf. travel)
__ Technological Connectivity
__ Political Engagement ('links to the rest of the world')
__ Military Presence
__ Economic Integration (cf. trade)
__ Personal Contact (cf. travel)
__ Technological Connectivity
__ Political Engagement ('links to the rest of the world')
9. Which of the following are considered primary 'Engines of Globalization'? (MS)

__ International (Transnational) Trade
__ World Empires (Imperialism, War & Conquest)
__ Religious Missions & Pilgrimage
__ International Migration (Work, Refugees)
__ World Tourism, Research, etc.
__ Communication & Transportation Tech
_1_ International (Transnational) Trade
_2_ World Empires (Imperialism, War & Conquest)
_3_ Religious Missions & Pilgrimage
_4_ International Migration (Work, Refugees)
_5_ World Tourism, Research, etc.
_6_ Communication & Transportation Tech
10. Globalization is __________________.

__ a positive thing because of the way it makes world travel possible, brings different peoples and cultures together, and provides more economic opportunities to more people across the globe
__ a negative thing because of the way it threatens the languages and cultures of multiple peoples around the world, results in the domination of weaker peoples and nations by stronger ones, facilitates exploitation of poorer peoples by rich, multinational corporations, and creates greater risks for human, drug, weapons, and other illegal trafficking.
__ a positive thing because of the way it makes world travel possible, brings different peoples and cultures together, and provides more economic opportunities to more people across the globe
__ a negative thing because of the way it threatens the languages and cultures of multiple peoples around the world, results in the domination of weaker peoples and nations by stronger ones, facilitates exploitation of poorer peoples by rich, multinational corporations, and creates greater risks for human, drug, weapons, and other illegal trafficking.
11. Globalization is __________________.

__ a singular, unified, uncontrollable force which dominates and directs humankind randomly.
__ a human-caused and controllable series of multiple interrelated processes occurring throughout different periods of history at different levels of intensity and speed in different parts of the world.
__ both of the above.
__ both of the above.
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