1) Identify and describe briefly six (6) types of watercraft that were used on the rivers and lakes of North America before the middle of the 19th century.
2)Describe how one may apply to this modern technological media all four (4) of the properties assigned by McLuhan to typical media. Provide a short definition of each property and give an example or a sufficiently illustrative explanation in each case.
3) Explain fully, two (2) reasons why the mechanical arts were often disparaged and dismissed by the thinkers and writers of Greco-Roman Antiquity.
4) Identify two (2) reasons why “English liberties” gained or reaffirmed after the Glorious Revolution of 1688 may have been of significant assistance in fostering the (First) Industrial Revolution. Explain fully.
5) Identify four (4) islands in the archipelagos of the Azores, Madeiras, and Canaries that were broadly deforested as a result of European occupation, settlement, or conquest. Indicate in each case the evidence cited by Crosby.