2017 Review For EOG 1

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2017 Review For EOG 1

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  • 1. 
    What is the best definition of Renaissance?
    • A. 

      Beginnings of Kings and Queens on the European continent

    • B. 

      Refreshment of European interests in New World exploration

    • C. 

      Reogranization of governments of Europe

    • D. 

      Rebirth of culture in Europe

  • 2. 
    How did the printing press change lives of the people of Europe?
    • A. 

      Books could be purchase by anyone, cheaper to buy them

    • B. 

      Books were now available in many languages and more people could read them

    • C. 

      The innovation made communication easier and faster for ideas to spread throughout Europe

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Middle Ages: Influence of ____________Renaissance: Influence of Greek and Roman culture
    • A. 

      Trade

    • B. 

      Banks

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Government

  • 4. 
    Reformation: ____________ revolutionRenaissance: cultural revolution
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Religious

    • C. 

      Economic

    • D. 

      Social

  • 5. 
    Dictatorship
    • A. 

      People of a country elect leaders to represent their rights and interests in government

    • B. 

      King or Queen rules the nation

    • C. 

      One leader or person has absolute or total control over the people's lives in the nation

    • D. 

      Citizens hold the political power

  • 6. 
    Monarchy
    • A. 

      People hold the political power to the nation

    • B. 

      King or queen rules/leads the nation

    • C. 

      Government is headed by a strong military leader who has total control over the nation

    • D. 

      No one is in charge-mob rule

  • 7. 
    Democracy 
    • A. 

      Citizens hold the political power in government

    • B. 

      King or queen rules in the nation

    • C. 

      Mob rule- no one is in charge

    • D. 

      God is the ultimate authority of the government

  • 8. 
    A theocracy can exist with other forms of government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Why was the Columbian Exchange named after Christopher Columbus?
    • A. 

      He invented the term

    • B. 

      He was an expert on New World species

    • C. 

      His ship was nicknamed the Columbian Exchange

    • D. 

      His voyages marked the beginning of the exchange

  • 10. 
    Use the following quote to help you answer the question below:"It must be acknowledged that the term 'republic' is of a very vague application in every language... I would say purely and simply it means a government by its citizens in mass, acting directly and personally according to the rules of the majority."- Thomas Jefferson 1816Which statement summarizes Jefferson's ideas about a republic form of government?
    • A. 

      The power of govt. rests with the citizens

    • B. 

      The power of the govt. rests with the leaders at the top of the govt.

    • C. 

      Republicans are always in control

    • D. 

      Republic forms of govt. have strict rules and laws that must be followed

  • 11. 
    Rule of a government by a few could be best defined as...
    • A. 

      Theocracy

    • B. 

      Oligarchy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Autocracy

  • 12. 
    Which of the following best describes why the Age of Exploration occurred?
    • A. 

      England and Spain wanted to expand their empire

    • B. 

      Spain had claimed North and South America

    • C. 

      European rulers wanted to find a cheaper way to obtain spices from Asia

    • D. 

      English defeated the Spanish Armada

  • 13. 
    Which of the following statements would be true concerning the tools of early navigators?
    • A. 

      Navigators tools were often inaccurate and could put a ship crew off the orginial course

    • B. 

      Navigators had advanced tools for the time period and always were on course to destination

    • C. 

      Explorers maps were models for the 21st Century--- easy to navigate

    • D. 

      Navigators only relied on the ocean currents and sky in order to get to New World

  • 14. 
    Which one would not be an example of a primary source?
    • A. 

      Diary accounts

    • B. 

      Soldier writing letters back home about his war experience

    • C. 

      Textbook

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a negative effect of the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Horses

    • D. 

      Potatoes

  • 16. 
    The Treaty of Tordesailles is important today because:
    • A. 

      South American nations have a strong connection to Spain and Christian based religions due to the negotations that took place in 1494

    • B. 

      North America became a colony of Portugal

    • C. 

      This treaty had no impact on life today

    • D. 

      The Spanish took over all the land in the New World and Old World

  • 17. 
    A Spanish conquistador's mission was to bring wealth and fame to himself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Ottoman Empire had taken control of most of the overland trade routes, so Europe needed to search for a cheaper route to Asia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    John Locke believed in the concept of natural rights of the indiividual. What US document did he later help influence in our national history? 
    • A. 

      Gettysburg Address

    • B. 

      US Constitution

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 20. 
    Select the best definition of revolution.
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      War

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Independence

  • 21. 
    Complete the following analogyThomas Paine: __________Thomas Jefferson: _____________
    • A. 

      Common Sense: Amenrican Crisis

    • B. 

      Common Sense: Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Common Sense: Constitution of 1776

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence: American Crisis

  • 22. 
    What famous document begins with the following words, "when in the course of human events it becomes necessary..." 
    • A. 

      English Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      US Constitution

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      Magna Carta

  • 23. 
    What fundamental political idea is expressed in the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      A government that denies its people certain basic rights can be overthrown

    • B. 

      Government should guarantee its citizens economic security

    • C. 

      The national and state governments should share power

    • D. 

      Rulers from nations get power to rule from God and are have to govern in the best interest for all people

  • 24. 
    The concept of natural rights was included in the Declaration of Independence- influenced from John Locke.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The Declaration of Independence laid the foundation for democratic thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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