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The first phase of European contact with the rest of the world came to a close by
Under mercantilism, colonies existed to provide markets and natural resources for the industries of the home country, and in turn, the home country was to:
- Despite government attempts to tax and regulate trade, the 18th century became the “golden age of ..........
To increase the efficiency of tax collection and to end bureaucratic corruption, Charles III introduced the institution of the ..................into the Spanish Empire
As a result of a scarcity of labor, these nations were the first to quickly turn to the importation of African slaves:
The first slaves traded, dating to the early 16th century, in the transatlantic economy landed on:
Black slaves had the fewest legal protections in:
A vast increase in the number of Africans brought as slaves to the Americas occurred during the 18th century, with most arriving in:
What two areas were often the conflict of great powers and wars in the mid-18th century?
Frederick II’s invasion of Silesia off set the continental balance of power and:
The French and Indian War formally erupted in the summer of:
At the out break of the French and Indian War, new political alliances formed in Europe and included an alliance between:
From the British victory in the French and Indian War, Great Britain became not only a European power, but also a world power until:
Much credit for Britain’s victory in the Seven Years’ War should go to:
- In January 1756, Britain and Prussia signed the Convention of ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, a defensive alliance aimed at preventing the entry of foreign troops into the German states.
At the conclusion of the French and Indian War, what two imperial problems did the British government face?
The Intolerable Acts did all of the following EXCEPT:
Benjamin Franklin gained assistance against Britain from:
All of the following are true of the American Revolution EXCEPT:
The ............... Movement was a popular attempt to establish an extra-legal institution to reform the government in Great Britain.
The two most important influences on Enlightenment thought were:
After 1688, Great Britain permitted religious toleration to all EXCEPT:
This nation was significantly freer than any other European nation at the beginning of the Enlightenment:
An expanding, literate public and the growing influence of secular printed materials created a new and increasing influential social force called:
According to .............., all knowledge and character is derived from actual sense experience devoid of innate ideas; thus, life begins with a clean slate.
-Philosophes criticized the Christian church for all of the following EXCEPT:
..................... once declared, “We must suppose that Muhammad, like all enthusiasts, violently impressed by his own ideas, retailed them in good faith, fortified them with fancies, deceived himself in deceiving others, and finally sustained with deceit a doctrine he believed to be good.”
He published On Crimes and Punishments, in which he applied critical analysis to the problem of making punishments both effective and just:
Adam Smith advocated:
According to Smith, government should provide:
The .................., particularly of France, believed mercantilist legislation and the regulation of labor by governments and guilds actually hampered the expansion of trade, manufacture, and agriculture.
The most important political thought of the Enlightenment occurred in:
He contended that the process of civilization and the Enlightenment had corrupted human nature: -
One of Montesquieu’s most far-reaching ideas was the division of .................... in government.
He maintained that women were not naturally inferior to men and that women should have a wider role in society. He was also sympathetic in his observations concerning the value placed on women’s appearance and the prejudice women met as they aged:
Which of the following styles of art utilizes lavish, often light hearted decoration with an emphasis on pastel colors and the play of light?
Which of the following styles of art embodies a return to figurative and architectural modes drawn from the Renaissance and the ancient world?
Neoclassical paintings were didactic rather than emotional, and their subject matter usually concerned:
The popularity of the city of .................. as a destination for artists and aristocratic tourists contributed to the rise of Neoclassicism.
Monarchs such as Joseph II and Catharine II made “enlightened” reforms as part of their drive to:
Joseph II of Austria:
As part of herterritorial aspirations, Catherine the Great painlessly annexed this newly independent state in 1783:
In the first partition, Poland lost one-third of its territory to Russia, ............, and Austria.
King Louis XVI convened the Estates General in order to:
The French parlements spoke for the interests of this group:
By which of the following ways did the aristocracy attempt to limit the influence of the Third Estate:
The Tennis Court Oath refers to an oath taken by the:
The cahiers de doleances presented to the king included all of the following grievances EXCEPT criticism of:
-the institution of monarchy as a whole.
Throughout the winter and spring of 1789, the high prices for this commodity produced many riots: -
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen” was proclaimed by:
During the Great Fear:
“The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen” claimed that natural rights included “liberty, property, security, and resistance to ........................
Which of the following best describes the form of government pursued by the National Constituent Assembly:
According to the suffragist pupations of the Constitution of 1791, approximately how many of France’s 25 million citizens were qualified to vote?
The Chapelier Law:
The Roman Catholic Church:
All of the following statements about the Jacobins are true EXCEPT:
The sans-culottes wanted, above all else,:
Louis XVI was condemned to death on the charge of:
In 1792, the Paris Commune compelled the Legislative Assembly to call for the election of a new assembly, called the ................, to write a democratic constitution.
As Prime Minister of Britain, William Pittthe Younger:
Which of the following best summarizes Edmund Burke’s view of the French Revolution:
On November 4 in the single bloodiest day of combat in the decade, .............. troops killed well over 10,000 Poles outside Warsaw.
By April 1793, which of the following countries was NOT at war with France?:
Issued in August of 1793, the lévee en masse was a(n):
By late 1794, the French army:
The core value of there public of virtue created by there volution was:
ch of the following was not part of the ideology embraced by Maximilien de Robespierre:
The immediate need to protect the revolution from enemies, real or imagined, from across the spectrum of French political and social life manifested itself in what became known as the
As part of a policy of de-Christianization, the Convention, in November of 1793, decreed the Cathedral of .................. a “Temple of Reason.”
“Bands of Jesus”:
Which of the following best summarizes the comparison of freedoms exercised by women before 1789 versus after 1795:
The French Revolution has often been considered a victory of the:
The Treaties of Basel in March and June 1795 concluded peace with:
The tempering of there volution was known as the ................ Reaction.
The Treaty of Campo Formio took which country out of war with France?
The Second Coalition against France was made up of:
“What Is the Third Estate?” was written by:
Napoleon worked to restore order in France, in part by:
Revolutionary policies regarding what organization garnered the most domestic opposition?
The Napoleonic Code was officially known as the Civil Code of:
The Napoleonic Code abolished:
The Battle of Trafalgar:
Who established the Third Coalition for the British?-
The declaration of Napoleon as Emperor of France was ratified by:
What was the name of the 1802 accord between France and Britain?
In 1805, which two countries joined the British against France?
After the Treaty of Tilsit, Napoleon aimed to cripple the British by:
By the end of 1810, what country had withdrawn from the Continental System?
After divorcing Josephine, Napoleon married the daughter of the ___________ emperor
The Continental System extended as far east as:
One of the central features of the Romantic Movement in Germany was the emergence of:
The Treaty of Chaumont restored this group to the French throne:
When the Netherlands was established, it included:
Since the Renaissance, European contact with the rest of the world has gone through four stages. Those stages are:
1. exploration, conquest, and settlement or commercial expansion;
2. colonial trade rivalry between Spain, France, and Great Britain;
3. the creation of formal empires in Africa and Asia and new areas of settlement; and
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