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The Georgian Period in England Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Robert Walpole effectively established what office in British politics?

Question 2 2. Which of these is an example of one major way that Robert Walpole helped secure his influence in Parliament?

Question 3 3. Most of Robert Walpole's time as Prime Minister was spent focused on what?

Question 4 4. Under which monarch was Robert Walpole able to establish Whig dominance and develop the office of Prime Minister?

Question 5 5. Which of the following BEST describes the population level 18th-century Western Europe?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following did NOT contribute to the population growth of the 18th century?

Question 7 7. Why was The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith so important at the end of the eighteenth century?

Question 8 8. How did colonialism affect wealth in eighteenth century western Europe?

Question 9 9. How did the Industrial Revolution impact the lives of tradesmen and merchants during the 18th century?

Question 10 10. _____ kept merchants and tradesmen from moving into nobility.

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Question 11 11. Commissioning famous artists to paint portraits and murals was typical of _____ during the 18th century.

Question 12 12. A Frenchman acquires elaborate Chinese silk fabrics to be made into gowns for his wife and daughters. This is an example of _____.

Question 13 13. In 18th Century England, which of these was NOT a job for the poor?

Question 14 14. In 18th Century England, which of these was a job the gentry could hold?

Question 15 15. In 18th Century England, which of these people were not in the middle class?

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Question 16 16. Who was at the top of British society in the 1700s?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 18 18. How did the political opinion of the Whigs differ from that of the Tories?

Question 19 19. How did the British assume control of French colonies in Canada and India?

Question 20 20. Why did the Jacobites support the Stuart claim to the English throne?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT one of the reforms passed or attempted by William Pitt the Younger?

Question 22 22. Which modern political entity is Edmund Burke credited for first identifying?

Question 23 23. Which foreign event caused William Pitt the Younger to abandon his reform minded policies about personal liberty in favor of stronger government?

Question 24 24. The incorporation of Ireland into Great Britain in 1801 was the result of the British desire to _____.

Question 25 25. What event officially created the Untied Kingdom?

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Question 26 26. Why did Great Britain agree to grant Ireland its independence?

Question 27 27. Why is the year 1921 significant for Ireland?

Question 28 28. What organization fought against the British army for Irish independence after World War I?

Question 29 29. Robert Walpole became one of the most influential Whig politicians in British history. The Whig political party was defined by its belief in what?

Question 30 30. Early industrialization first took root in which country?

The Georgian Period in England Chapter Exam Instructions

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