Salt: A World History Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Mark Kurlansky
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what part of the USA was oil discovered?

2. What is the title of Chapter 17?

3. Where did a group of speculators find salt deposits underground?

4. What major even occurred in India in 1947?

5. By what name was Cincinnati also known as?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How did Venice develop into a center for salt trading? How did they maximize their profits and in what way did this lead to their eventual demise?

Essay Topic 2

Examine the construction of Kurlansky's argument.

1. How does he introduce his ideas?

2. How does he construct his ideas to come to logical conclusion?

3. What weaknesses and strengths can you identify in Kurlansky's argument?

Essay Topic 3

Why did salt start to become less important to society in the 19th century? How did this affect the food industry in both Europe and America?

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