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The Scientific Revolution (1500-1790): Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Many of the medical advances of the early modern period were due to the period's increased emphasis on empiricism, which is the gaining of knowledge through _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a British government measure which angered colonists prior to the American Revolution?

Question 3 3. What important event occurred between the first and second meetings of the Continental Congress?

Question 4 4. William Pitt the Younger became the youngest prime minister ever in 1783, at the age of .

Question 5 5. Which of the following professions did Rene Descartes and other deists liken God's actions to be like?

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Question 6 6. How did colonists who were still loyal to the British crown react to the creation of the new country?

Question 7 7. The political upheaval in Great Britain immediately following the American Revolution led to the institution of a reform-minded Parliament in 1783 led by _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following countries' ideals were adopted as a model for the U.S. Constitution?

Question 9 9. Which of the following monarchs made the WORST attempt at Enlightened Despotism?

Question 10 10. Why did Catherine the Great's legal reform fail?

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Question 11 11. Locke believed that the social contract between monarch and subjects could be broken by the people if _____.

Question 12 12. 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?

Question 13 13. The Boston Massacre occurred in:

Question 14 14. The scientific revolution helped in part to eliminate belief in the following, EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. Which of the following was NOT a philosophical development of, or encouraged by, the Scientific Revolution?

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Question 16 16. To the knowledge of which of the following did Galileo NOT make a substantial contribution?

Question 17 17. Diderot and d'Alembert attempted to document and explain the age's industrial innovations and discoveries in natural science in the _____.

Question 18 18. Frederick the Great and Maria Theresa fought two years to decide ownership of what territory?

Question 19 19. How did Peter the Great centralize power and strengthen his own position?

Question 20 20. Why, in the traditional view, were the Dark Ages labelled in such a way?

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Question 21 21. Which modern political entity is Edmund Burke credited for first identifying?

Question 22 22. Why did Peter the Great wage a 21-year war with Sweden?

Question 23 23. The incorporation of Ireland into Great Britain in 1801 was the result of the British desire to _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT one of the reforms passed or attempted by William Pitt the Younger?

Question 25 25. According to Montesquieu's political theories, how could government corruption and despotism be prevented?

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Question 26 26. William Pitt the Younger passed what bill which appropriated control of territory held by the British East India Company and partially appropriated control of the company itself?

Question 27 27. Frederick the Great of Prussia was responsible for the following reforms:

Question 28 28. How was Locke's political philosophy revolutionary?

Question 29 29. How did Peter the Great's attempt to Europeanize Russia have a negative impact the Russian people?

Question 30 30. The traditional interpretation of the Scientific Revolution begins and ends with which two thinkers?

The Scientific Revolution (1500-1790): Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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