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Western Civilization Since 1648: Homework Help Resource Final Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following are true, EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. How did the Dreyfus Affair influence the Third French Republic?

Question 3 3. Which of the following was a condittion for European countries when accepting Marshall Plan aid?

Question 4 4. When did the Second German Reich begin?

Question 5 5. Which of the following best applies the principles of David Ricardo to a modern economy?

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Question 6 6. Who was Canada's first prime minister?

Question 7 7. What technology first allowed a wide public audience to hear first-rate music in the comfort of their own homes?

Question 8 8. Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler are well known inventors to the automobile industry. Which of the following is true about their inventions?

Question 9 9. Which of the following arguments was used by opponents to the Marshall Plan ?

Question 10 10. What idea claims that the people of a nation or region have the right to choose how they will be governed themselves?

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Question 11 11. Although the motives of most participant nations were much different, the original pretext for the War of the Austrian Succession was to deny _____ the Austrian throne.

Question 12 12. What institution of higher learning did both Hobbes and Locke attend?

Question 13 13. What body created the Committee of Public Safety?

Question 14 14. What was the 'spark' that resulted in World War I?

Question 15 15. During what war did Alexander II take the Russian throne?

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Question 16 16. During the 18th century, which European country had the most advanced agriculture?

Question 17 17. Why did Prussia originally ally with Austria in 1864?

Question 18 18. Which treaty formally ended Russian participation in World War I?

Question 19 19. Which of the following countries was created as a result of the post-WWI treaties?

Question 20 20. What reform instituted by the National Assembly borrowed ideals from the U.S. Constitution?

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Question 21 21. Construction of the Berlin Wall began when?

Question 22 22. Why did the British begin taxing the colonies in the 1760s and 1770s?

Question 23 23. When was V-J Day in America?

Question 24 24. In 1640, Charles I called Parliament for the first time in over a decade, because of grievances over the imposition of _____.

Question 25 25. The Great Game saw which two countries battling for control of areas like Afghanistan, Iran, and India?

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Question 26 26. What were significant contributing factors to the Nazi party's success in the 1930 election?

Question 27 27. The initial response to the Great Depression by many Western governments can best be described as _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following profiles is most likely that of a Bolshevik supporter in Russia in 1917?

Question 29 29. What important event occurred between the first and second meetings of the Continental Congress?

Question 30 30. Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were shot by:

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Question 31 31. Why did Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles have a negative effect on the German economy?

Question 32 32. What led to the Satsuma Rebellion?

Question 33 33. What major event ended the Tokugawa shogunate?

Question 34 34. Which of the following countries did France NOT combat at some point during Louis XIV's reign?

Question 35 35. Why did Charles II make the Declaration of Breda?

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Question 36 36. Peter the Great's father, Aleksey I, died in 1682, but Peter did not ascend to the throne of sole Czar until 1696. What happened in between?

Question 37 37. Frederick the Great and Maria Theresa fought two years to decide ownership of what territory?

Question 38 38. Charles VI's successfully run Ostend Company was closed in response for British and Dutch recognition of _____.

Question 39 39. According to Marx and Engels, which of the following statements was true?

Question 40 40. Why was McArthur's surrender of the Philippines significant?

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Question 41 41. How was the 'Bloody Sunday' of 1905 relevant?

Question 42 42. Which of the following is the BEST example of national self-determination, as expounded by Woodrow Wilson?

Question 43 43. Why wasn't it possible for Bolivar to unite areas like Peru, Venezuela, and Colombia into one nation as he desired?

Question 44 44. What was Napoleon's final and decisive defeat at the hands of the Duke of Wellington?

Question 45 45. A Frenchman acquires elaborate Chinese silk fabrics to be made into gowns for his wife and daughters. This is an example of _____.

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Question 46 46. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 47 47. Why did the British and the French allied with the Ottoman Empire against the Russians during the Crimean war?

Question 48 48. Who is referred to as the 'father of modern economics'?

Question 49 49. Which of the following social groups did most of the tax money come from prior to the French Revolution?

Question 50 50. Aid from the United States came to many western, capitalist countries as a result of the _____.

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