CLEP Social Sciences and History: Colonialism in the Western World Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The creation of _____ helped turn the tide of the English Civil War in Parliament's favor.

Question 2 2. Galileo's character of Simplicio was meant to resemble _____.

Question 3 3. Why was Galileo persecuted by the Church for his ideas while his contemporary Johannes Kepler was not?

Question 4 4. A developed country paid you to find new territory and to claim this land in its honor. Your orders are to kill or enslave any indigenous people you might find there. What type of colonization are you practicing?

Question 5 5. Which country sought commerce with the Native Americans?

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Question 6 6. How did the 1559 Act of Uniformity impact the status of Catholics in England?

Question 7 7. Which country sought to replace the native people of America with their own settlers?

Question 8 8. Identify which of the following is likely NOT a profile of a Huguenot:

Question 9 9. Under mercantilism, colonies

Question 10 10. How did the Edict of Grace impact the Huguenots in France?

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Question 11 11. The subjects of Baroque paintings were more _____ than in previous periods.

Question 12 12. What are the probable reasons that the Commercial Revolution began?

Question 13 13. Baroque artists began focusing on the effects of _____ in their paintings.

Question 14 14. During Europe's Commercial Revolution in the 16th century, bills of exchange _____.

Question 15 15. Francis Bacon's book 'New Atlantis' was:

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Question 16 16. How did John Rolfe contribute to the expansion of Jamestown?

Question 17 17. Stars appear much closer than they are. What does this prove for Descartes?

Question 18 18. What would Francis Bacon suggest you do if you wanted to learn how plants react to freezing?

Question 19 19. Charles was tried for treason and executed in _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Baroque architecture?

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Question 21 21. How did Richelieu's absolutist beliefs impact his stance towards the Huguenots?

Question 22 22. The James River and Jamestown are named after

Question 23 23. What battle was the turning point of the Long War of 1593-1606 CE?

Question 24 24. The _____ and _____ originally supported the King at the beginning of the English Civil War.

Question 25 25. According to Descartes, why must God exist?

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Question 26 26. Why was Richelieu dissatisfied with the negotiations of the Treaty of La Rochelle of 1626?

Question 27 27. Which of the following resulted from The Columbian Exchange?

Question 28 28. Which of these is an alliance that involves a religious dispute?

Question 29 29. Which English monarch separated from the Catholic Church in the 1530s?

Question 30 30. Cromwell's rule in England was marked by the introduction of _____ religious practices.

CLEP Social Sciences and History: Colonialism in the Western World Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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