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NY Regents - The Scientific Revolution & the Enlightenment (1500-1790): Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. While Thomas Hobbes' political views were in part influenced by the English Civil War and Interregnum, John Locke's were influenced by the _____.

Question 2 2. What institution of higher learning did both Hobbes and Locke attend?

Question 3 3. Due to Hobbes' belief that man was inherently selfish and in need of a strong governmental hand, he concluded that the only correct form of government is _____.

Question 4 4. Why did Catherine the Great's legal reform fail?

Question 5 5. Who was the Roman physician whose theories, including that of the Four Humors, were disproved by many of the early modern period discoveries and advances?

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Question 6 6. What characteristic of Enlightened Despotism is MOST at odds with the ideals of the Enlightenment?

Question 7 7. How did Peter the Great's attempt to Europeanize Russia have a negative impact the Russian people?

Question 8 8. Locke believed that the social contract between monarch and subjects could be broken by the people if _____.

Question 9 9. According to David Hume, why is it impossible to truly know an object?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a British government measure which angered colonists prior to the American Revolution?

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Question 11 11. The incorporation of Ireland into Great Britain in 1801 was the result of the British desire to _____.

Question 12 12. Frederick the Great of Prussia was responsible for the following reforms:

Question 13 13. Which age-old theory did William Harvey disprove?

Question 14 14. Prior to the Scientific Revolution, the material world was believed to be made up of combinations of four different elements. Which of the following is NOT one of these elements?

Question 15 15. What philosopher took skepticism to its theoretical limit by even questioning his own existence?

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Question 16 16. What territorial protection measure for Native Americans did the success of the American Revolution destroy?

Question 17 17. Which of the following was NOT a philosophical development of, or encouraged by, the Scientific Revolution?

Question 18 18. Rulers who centralize power in themselves while also embracing the ideals of an eighteenth-century intellectual movement are called _____.

Question 19 19. Janet and Kyle are planning a debate in which they will play the parts of Kepler and Brahe. Kepler believed that the sun was the center of the solar system while Brahe believed that the Earth was the center of the solar system. Which topic listed would be a central issue of their debate if the debate is to be historically accurate?

Question 20 20. Frederick the Great and Maria Theresa fought two years to decide ownership of what territory?

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Question 21 21. Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government' were taken nearly verbatim and used to justify _____.

Question 22 22. The Boston Massacre occurred in:

Question 23 23. Why did Peter the Great wage a 21-year war with Sweden?

Question 24 24. Which of the following ended the American Revolution and recognized American independence?

Question 25 25. Which of the following monarchs made the WORST attempt at Enlightened Despotism?

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Question 26 26. How did Peter the Great centralize power and strengthen his own position?

Question 27 27. Joseph II was named Holy Roman Emperor in 1765, but he waited until Maria Theresa died to take full control of Austrian affairs. In what year did Maria Theresa die?

Question 28 28. How did colonists who were still loyal to the British crown react to the creation of the new country?

Question 29 29. Despite Robert Boyle being a committed empiricist, he also practiced _____.

Question 30 30. Which modern political entity is Edmund Burke credited for first identifying?

NY Regents - The Scientific Revolution & the Enlightenment (1500-1790): Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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