AP World History: Unit 6 Practice Exam

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  • 1. 

    The Declaration of Independence's contractual view of political structure in which the government drew its authority from "the consent of the governed" was influenced by
    • A. 

      William Wilberforce

    • B. 

      John Stuart Mill

    • C. 

      Edmund Burke

    • D. 

      John Locke

    • E. 

      Voltaire


  • 2. 
    The turning point in Napoleon's career was his disastrous 1812 invasion of
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Austria

    • E. 

      England


  • 3. 
    During the rule of the Directory,
    • A. 

      The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen was written

    • B. 

      The French Revolution moved in a more pragmatic direction

    • C. 

      The French Revolution reached its most radical stage

    • D. 

      France was finally defeated by a combined British, Prussian, Austrian, and Russian army

    • E. 

      The French monarchy was abolished and Louis XVI was executed


  • 4. 
    The ancient regime was
    • A. 

      The estate that comprised the clergy in pre-revolutionary France

    • B. 

      The traditional, European-born ruling class in South America

    • C. 

      The term Metternich used to describe the dangerous and growing class of urban revolutionaries

    • D. 

      The old order in France that revolutionary leaders wanted to replace

    • E. 

      The term for the first democracies in Greece and Rome


  • 5. 
    The goal of Simon Bol'var was to
    • A. 

      Form stable smaller South American states centered around distinct tribal or linguistic groups

    • B. 

      Bring the former Spanish colonies of South America into union with the United States

    • C. 

      Have the colonies of South America remain linked to Spain but attain a measure of self-government

    • D. 

      Bring about unification through a strict authoritarian form of government

    • E. 

      Weld the former Spanish colonies of South America into a confederation like the United States


  • 6. 
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau, in his Social Contract, argued that in every country the sovereign voice of government
    • A. 

      Was the king because, despite his faults, he was still of divine appointment

    • B. 

      Should be the bishops and archbishops because of their special relationship to God

    • C. 

      Should be the nobles instead of the king because of their control of the land

    • D. 

      Was the members of society acting collectively

    • E. 

      Resided in the army


  • 7. 
    After the end of the Seven Years' War
    • A. 

      The British began to lose control of their North American colonies

    • B. 

      The French proved to be much better for the colonies after the British left

    • C. 

      The British were forced to hand all of North America over to the French

    • D. 

      The colonists grew increasingly frustrated with British control and taxes

    • E. 

      The colonists grew much closer to the British in appreciation for the British sacrifices in the war


  • 8. 
    Napoleon's Civil Code
    • A. 

      Gave absolute free speech to French newspapers

    • B. 

      Was a modern restatement of Justinian's Corpus Iuris Civilis

    • C. 

      Reduced patriarchal authority and gave more equality to women

    • D. 

      Had at its core the radical measures of the Convention

    • E. 

      Affirmed the political and legal equality of all adult men


  • 9. 
    The author of A Vindication of the Rights of Women was
    • A. 

      Mary Wollstonecraft

    • B. 

      John Stuart Mill

    • C. 

      Mary Astell

    • D. 

      Olympe de Gouges

    • E. 

      Elizabeth Cady Stanton


  • 10. 
    Theodore Herzl was the founder of
    • A. 

      Zionism

    • B. 

      Modern anti-Semitism

    • C. 

      The Seneca Falls Conference

    • D. 

      German nationalism

    • E. 

      Modern conservatism


  • 11. 
    The leader who helped lead Brazil to independence was
    • A. 

      Miguel de Hidalgo

    • B. 

      Jose de San Mart 'n

    • C. 

      Emperor Pedro I

    • D. 

      Simon Bol' var

    • E. 

      Bernardo O'Higgins


  • 12. 
    The main slogan for the colonies in the years leading up to the American Revolution was
    • A. 

      "Free and independent states."

    • B. 

      "No taxation without representation."

    • C. 

      "Liberty, equality, fraternity."

    • D. 

      "Equal rights for women."

    • E. 

      "Self-government now."


  • 13. 
    The only successful slave revolt in history took place in
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      Saint-Domingue

    • E. 

      Cuba


  • 14. 
    The leaders of the French Revolution
    • A. 

      Were much more conservative than the leaders of the American Revolution

    • B. 

      Accepted the fact that France would always have to have a king

    • C. 

      Called for a complete reorganizing of French political, social, and cultural structures

    • D. 

      Placed unlimited faith in the potential of the peasants

    • E. 

      Created concepts and documents that would later influence the American Revolution


  • 15. 
    Colonial rule in Mexico ended in 1821 when the capital was seized by
    • A. 

      August'n de Iturbide

    • B. 

      Simon Bol 'var

    • C. 

      Miguel de Hidalgo

    • D. 

      Jose de San Mart' n

    • E. 

      Bernardo O'Higgins


  • 16. 
    The guiding principles of the French Revolution were summed up in the phrase
    • A. 

      "All men are created equal."

    • B. 

      "Let them eat cake."

    • C. 

      "No taxation without representation."

    • D. 

      "Peace, bread, land"

    • E. 

      "Liberty, equality, fraternity."


  • 17. 
    Which of the following was not one of John Locke's main ideas?
    • A. 

      That rulers derived their authority from the consent of those they governed

    • B. 

      That subjects had the right to remove their ruler

    • C. 

      That although kings did have divine sanction, their subjects maintained personal rights

    • D. 

      That governments were a result of a social contract between rulers and the ruled

    • E. 

      That individuals retained personal rights to life, liberty, and property


  • 18. 
    In August 1789, the National Assembly expressed the guiding principles of the French Revolution by issuing the
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      French Constitution of 1789

    • C. 

      Social Contract

    • D. 

      Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen

    • E. 

      Declaration of the Rights of Women and the Female Citizen


  • 19. 
    The organizer of the Seneca Falls Conference was
    • A. 

      Olympe de Gouges

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    • D. 

      John Stuart Mill

    • E. 

      William Wilberforce


  • 20. 
    On June 17th, 1789, members of the third estate seceded from the Estates General and declared themselves to be the
    • A. 

      House of Commons

    • B. 

      National Assembly

    • C. 

      House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Directory

    • E. 

      Convention


  • 21. 
    The leading conservative politican at the Congress of Vienna was
    • A. 

      Theodore Herzl

    • B. 

      Klemens von Metternich

    • C. 

      Napoleon

    • D. 

      Edmund Burke

    • E. 

      Otto von Bismarck


  • 22. 
    The most radical period of the French Revolution was reached during the leadership of
    • A. 

      Louis XVI

    • B. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

    • C. 

      Simon Bol'var

    • D. 

      Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    • E. 

      Maximilien Robespierre


  • 23. 
    Which of the following was not one of the principles built into the government of the newly formed American state?
    • A. 

      A written constitution that guaranteed personal freedoms

    • B. 

      Freedom from British control

    • C. 

      The creation of a federal republic

    • D. 

      A responsible government based on popular sovereignty

    • E. 

      The equality of all inhabitants


  • 24. 
    The German leader Otto von Bismarck believed that the great issues of his day would be determined by
    • A. 

      "The realization of freedom."

    • B. 

      "The resurgence of the ancient regime."

    • C. 

      "Liberty, equality, fraternity."

    • D. 

      "Blood and iron."

    • E. 

      "Class struggle."


  • 25. 
    Napoleon'sfinal defeat occured at
    • A. 

      Waterloo

    • B. 

      St. Helena

    • C. 

      Leipzig

    • D. 

      Elba

    • E. 

      Moscow


  • 26. 
    The author of a Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen was
    • A. 

      Mary Wollstonecraft

    • B. 

      Marie Antoinette

    • C. 

      Olympe de Gouges

    • D. 

      Simone de Beauvoir

    • E. 

      Maximilien Robespierre


  • 27. 
    Revolutionaries of the late eighteenth and early ninteenth century
    • A. 

      Accepted the legitimacy of the divine right of the kings

    • B. 

      Always stressed the inherent equality between men and women

    • C. 

      Focused on the necessity for popular sovereignty

    • D. 

      Were mainly influenced by Marxist ideology

    • E. 

      Were able to destroy all vestiges of the ancient regime


  • 28. 
    The creoles of Latin America were influenced by the ideals of the Enlightenment
    • A. 

      But wanted to carry these notions to their logical conclusion and grant equality to women

    • B. 

      And hoped for the establishment of an egalitarian society like Haiti

    • C. 

      But wanted to turn the tables and deny all rights to the peninsulares

    • D. 

      But only wanted to displace the peninsulares and still retain their privileged positions

    • E. 

      And hoped for tremendous social reform that like promoted by the French revolutionary Robespierre


  • 29. 
    Which one of the following was not one of the basic ideals of the Enlightenment thinkers?
    • A. 

      Political equality

    • B. 

      Social contract

    • C. 

      Popular sovereignty

    • D. 

      Individual freedom

    • E. 

      Equality for women


  • 30. 
    Which of the following revolutionary leaders is not correctly linked with his country?
    • A. 

      Miguel de Hidalgo and Peru

    • B. 

      Bernardo O 'Higgins and Chile

    • C. 

      August' n de Iturbide and Mexico

    • D. 

      Jose de San Mart 'n and Argentina

    • E. 

      Toussaint Louverture and Haiti


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