2nd Nine Weeks Review

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Answer the following questions based on what you think you know and remember about this time period


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The concept of natural rights was included in the Declaration of Independence- influenced from John Locke.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How did foreign trade contribute to the birth of the Renaissance?
    • A. 

      It inspired explorers to trade to new parts of the globe and bring back new ideas

    • B. 

      It brought wealth to merchants in Italy who then used the money to invest in local artists and thinkers

    • C. 

      New technology and science from Asia brought about the rebirth of learning

    • D. 

      Europeans had access to natural resources so they began to industrialize

  • 3. 
    Read the following from Machiavelli’s The Prince:“…men are ungrateful, fickle, false, cowardly, covetous… Nevertheless a prince ought to inspire fear in such a waythat, if he does not win love, he avoids hatred; because he can endure very well being feared whilst he is not hated…”In his book, Niccolo Machiavelli describes people, the world, and how to obtain power. He does not portraythe world and people as they could be but simply as they are. This represents which concept?
    • A. 

      Humanism

    • B. 

      Traditionalism

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Power

  • 4. 
    How did power and authority change during the Renaissance and Reformation Eras?
    • A. 

      The Catholic Church became more powerful and controlled more aspects of life

    • B. 

      The military gained total control of many of the lands in Europe and became the authority

    • C. 

      The Catholic Church lost power over the people and the monarchs became more powerful

    • D. 

      The serfs and peasants rose in revolt and gained power in many European countries

  • 5. 
    The Catholic Church considered some thinkers of the Scientific Revoultion to be heretics because they....
    • A. 

      Challenged the scientific knowledge

    • B. 

      Questioned claims made in biblical passages

    • C. 

      Provided explanations for the process of how nature works

    • D. 

      Belief that science was the correct path of knowledge

  • 6. 
    Montesquieu's philosophy can be found in which famous American document? 
    • A. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      US Constitution

    • D. 

      Gettysburg Address

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Select the best definition of revolution.
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      War

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Independence

  • 9. 
    John Locke would have supported which of the following?
    • A. 

      The separate branches of government

    • B. 

      The desire to have a absolute monarch or king

    • C. 

      Social Contracts between the people and the government

    • D. 

      Life, Liberty, Property- Natural Rights

  • 10. 
    During the Enlightenment, we see a shift from monarchies across Europe to revolutions that developed other forms of governments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What did Enlightenment thinkers want to rely on? 
    • A. 

      The power of the monarchs

    • B. 

      Reason and logic

    • C. 

      The Roman Catholic Church

    • D. 

      Military power and might

  • 12. 
    Which statement would best represent the relationship between Christianity and the Enlightenment thinkers? 
    • A. 

      Most Enlightenment thinkers did not believe in God

    • B. 

      Most Enlightenment thinkers believed in science and nature

    • C. 

      Most Enlighenment thinkers believed in God

    • D. 

      Most Enlightenment thinkers believed that people should not have a key religion

  • 13. 
    Trade increased during the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A common belief or theme of the Enlightenment thinkers would have been...
    • A. 

      To inspire revolutions to break out all over the globe

    • B. 

      To make life better for everyone in society, application of the reason and thought

    • C. 

      Faith in traditional thoughts and religious beliefs

    • D. 

      Belief in goodness of humans and how they live and work

  • 15. 
    Select the source of Enlightenment thought that is missing from the information below:Enlightenment:   Based on Renaissance, role of humanism, power of reasoning skills, bringing back the Ancient Greek and Roman thought process (government)  and _____________________. 
    • A. 

      Scientific Revolution

    • B. 

      Learning more about religion

    • C. 

      Spread of monarchy

    • D. 

      Power of dictatorships

  • 16. 
    Theocracy
    • A. 

      One leader or person who has ablsolute control over the lives of the people of the nation

    • B. 

      King or Queen rules the nation

    • C. 

      Citizens hold the political power

    • D. 

      Government that recognizes God as the primary or main political authority

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    Representative Democracy
    • A. 

      King or queen rules the nation

    • B. 

      Mob rule- choas and disorder in government

    • C. 

      Voters elect representatives to help make decisions in government

    • D. 

      One leader who has direct power over all the people of the nation

  • 20. 
    Anarchy
    • A. 

      King or Queen rules the nation

    • B. 

      Mob rule or choas and disorder- lack of government

    • C. 

      God is at the center of government

    • D. 

      People make all the decisions for the king

  • 21. 
    Enlightenment thinker Thomas Hobbes would have supported which type of government? 
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Anarchy

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

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