Revolutions & Imperialism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What role did moral superiority play in motivating New Imperialism?

Question 2 2. The Great Game saw which two countries battling for control of areas like Afghanistan, Iran, and India?

Question 3 3. Which of the following was NOT a motivation for New Imperialism?

Question 4 4. How was the 'Bloody Sunday' of 1905 relevant?

Question 5 5. Who was the leader of the Bolsheviks?

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Question 6 6. Following the Revolution of 1905, Tsar Nicholas II agreed to allow a legislative assembly called _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following was NOT a philosophical development of, or encouraged by, the Scientific Revolution?

Question 8 8. Which of the following professions did Rene Descartes and other deists liken God's actions to be like?

Question 9 9. Fundamental knowledge of the universe prior to the Scientific Revolution was based on _____, while the new knowledge of the Scientific Revolution was based on observation and experimentation,

Question 10 10. What type of government was most common throughout Europe at the time of the Enlightenment?

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Question 11 11. Analyze the following statements and indicate which one best summarizes the central point of the Social Contract Theory.

Question 12 12. Who formulated the concept of tabula ras and helped develop the social contract theory?

Question 13 13. Which mode of transportation eventually surpassed canals during the first Industrial Revolution?

Question 14 14. During the eighteenth century, which of the following British industries moved ahead of many other countries?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was NOT a reason that the first Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Why, in the traditional view, were the Dark Ages labelled in such a way?

Question 18 18. The traditional interpretation of the Scientific Revolution begins and ends with which two thinkers?

Question 19 19. Which of the following social groups did most of the tax money come from prior to the French Revolution?

Question 20 20. Calonne's last ditch effort to avoid fiscal insolvency without calling an Estates-General was called the _____in _____.

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Question 21 21. Why was the Seven Years' War crippling to the French economy?

Question 22 22. Why wasn't it possible for Bolivar to unite areas like Peru, Venezuela, and Colombia into one nation as he desired?

Question 23 23. Why is Simon Bolivar known as the Liberator?

Question 24 24. How were the revolutions of Haiti and México different?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is TRUE of Europe's New Imperialism during the 19th century?

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Question 26 26. Why was Tsar Nicholas II forced to abdicate the throne?

Question 27 27. The scientific revolution helped in part to eliminate belief in the following, EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. Jill asked you to look over the notes she took in class. She made a mistake. Which statement below Jill needs to strike from her notes because it is in error?

Question 29 29. Who invented the spinning jenny, and what was it for?

Question 30 30. To the knowledge of which of the following did Galileo NOT make a substantial contribution?

Revolutions & Imperialism Chapter Exam Instructions

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