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I did Egypt, Unification to the First Intermediate Period

it was awesome. i was so worried for this one, but one question was our assessment task from earlier this year, we had to do a 5000 word essay so i remembered heaps of examples of features, names of kings, quotes of historians and what it all meant politically and religiously.

i got 21/25 for the assessment, hopefully i got around that much for this too!
 

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what the fuck was with greek wars essay part a)

fkn stupid lol.
 

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Agree about Greek World Part a)- Assess the impact of the Persian wars on sparta

What did others doing Greece argue here???
Loss of Leonidas at Thermopylae- cost of agreement with Athens
Pausanias - great victory at Plataea- but later brought shame upon Sparta at Byzantium( maybe not reliable accounts of this from Herod. and Plutarch...anti-Spartan)
Loss of power/ reputation amoungst Ionian states- revolting Helots at home????

Did anyone have other arguments??

What a tricky question!:uhoh:
 
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i did new kingdom to death of thut IV

pretty good, egypt is my favourite. i did the building program one, because i couldnt think how anyone would write 25 marks worth of stuff just on the warrior pharaoh image... shrug.

but i couldnt remember what a few of the pharaohs built so i guessed, and hoped it was right.
 

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I do the Julio-Claudians and the Roman Empire 14-69AD and I did part b only because I had no idea what to write for a haha!
I was SOOOO unprepared!

oh well! it's over! YAY!
 

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marlainagarcia said:
Agree about Greek World Part a)- Assess the impact of the Persian wars on sparta

What did others doing Greece argue here???
Loss of Leonidas at Thermopylae- cost of agreement with Athens
Pausanias - great victory at Plataea- but later brought shame upon Sparta at Byzantium( maybe not reliable accounts of this from Herod. and Plutarch...anti-Spartan)
Loss of power/ reputation amoungst Ionian states- revolting Helots at home????

Did anyone have other arguments??

What a tricky question!:uhoh:
lol i wish i thought of them... i forgot pausianas too
i just wrote how athens got raised up in position wise coz of themistocles naval policy n they lostt leadership at delian league

i think thats right? hope so or il go EMO ha ha

oh i forgot, i did leonidas too..
 

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persian wars (a) was shit
at least ask about impact on athens....sparta is friggin gay...(no pun intended)

i was fully preparing myself for some generic question
 

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Julio Claudians
a)compare admin of tiberius and gaius
b)something about praetorians

well they were pretty much the 2 parts of the syllabus id prayed wouldnt come up. and a) looked more bullshittable, but it was really crap. like it really was but srsly like a comparison! wtf thats so random! im so annoyed cos i woulda done really well overall otehrwise dammit. gay julio claudians.
 

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the peloponnesian war questions were a god send =)

i studied the causes of the war in detail and like kinda skimmed over the other phases... but they had the one i wanted! yay ;)

i thought it might've been on like the sicilian expedition or sum shit...
:eek:
 

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fall of the roman republic.. option b. why did antony lose in the civil war with octavian.. andddddddd i talked about so much that wasnt to even do with the civil war, and forgot who said quotes so said that plutarch said most ancient quotes hahaha
 

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greece 500-440 (i think thats it anyway, lol)

did b) changing relationship b/w athens and her allies... easy enough
 

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i did amenhotep III - ramses II part a about akhenaten's 'revolution'
it was kinda crappy writing 50 marks on him coz he's also my personality but hey, i knew about 5 marks worth on kadesh!
my essay was a bit all over the place but oh well, hopefully 20+.
 

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My class studied Rome 133-78 as our historical period topic. The questions were shit though, so I answered the compare Tiberius/Caligula because that was a large portion of my History Extension project haha. So was pretty pleasing in the end.
 

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Explain the Activities and Breakdown of the first Triumvirate

the SAME question in our trial... and it was the only section I lost marks on in the trial.

But yeah, having a second crack at it I think I did pretty well.
 
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dance2urownbeat said:
i did amenhotep III - ramses II part a about akhenaten's 'revolution'
it was kinda crappy writing 50 marks on him coz he's also my personality but hey, i knew about 5 marks worth on kadesh!
my essay was a bit all over the place but oh well, hopefully 20+.
same!
but i was so happy to see an akhenaten question.
before the exam i go to my friends "im really hoping they have a question on the akhenaten revolution coz thats basically all ive studied"
and to my luck it was there!
i was amazed.
so i just basically spewed out everything from the personality question plus more lol.
i had to get another booklet which surprised me GREATLY!
it felt good though.
hopefully ill get at least an 18.

they were being too specific in this too.
gosh.
 
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dance2urownbeat said:
i did amenhotep III - ramses II part a about akhenaten's 'revolution'
it was kinda crappy writing 50 marks on him coz he's also my personality but hey, i knew about 5 marks worth on kadesh!
my essay was a bit all over the place but oh well, hopefully 20+.
SAME!!

i was lyk WTF kadesh????our teacher told us we'd neverget an essay question on one single battle....goes to show..

so i had to do akhenaten...i dont know what i did....
 

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Greece 500 - 440BC

I hated both a and b.
A) would have been okay if it had asked about Athens, rather than Sparta, I know Athens stuff! D: Sparta = me clueless
And B) sucked, it was about Athens, but changing relationships with allies? I never mentioned the Delian League... I said stuff about how Athens' relationships with other Greek states changed because of the Persian wars... probably failed it lol. I think I talked about Themistocles a lot.
 

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