Age Of Revolutions Review

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Age Of Revolutions Review

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The two sides that fought the French and Indian war were
    • A. 

      The US and France

    • B. 

      France/England against the Native Americans

    • C. 

      The US and England

    • D. 

      France and England

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was one way the French and Indian War led to the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      The British government ignored Native American raids on American colonists settling in the south

    • B. 

      The British government increased taxes on American colonists in order to pay for the war, leading to protests

    • C. 

      Many American colonists lost their faith in the British government after their loss to the French

    • D. 

      American colonists began to ally themselves with victorious Native American tribes against the British government

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      First Estate

    • B. 

      Second Estate

    • C. 

      Third Estate

    • D. 

      First and Third Estate

  • 4. 
    One might conclude that a major reason for revolutions (American and French) during the 18th century was due to:
    • A. 

      Enlightenment thinking and ideas

    • B. 

      The search for another New World

    • C. 

      Glorification to succeed as a nation

    • D. 

      Imperialism Ideology

  • 5. 
    This social contract, which was promised in the Tennis Court Oath by the 3rd estate and was inspired by the American Declaration of Independence, is known as:
    • A. 

      A. The Declaration of the Constitution

    • B. 

      B. The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

    • C. 

      C. The Declaration of the 3rd estate and female citizen

    • D. 

      D. The Declaration of the taxpayers

  • 6. 
    Thousands of people who opposed the government were executed by way of Guillotine when __________ was in power.  
    • A. 

      A. Louis XVI

    • B. 

      B. the Estates General

    • C. 

      C. the Committee of Public Safety (Lead by Maximilen Robespierre)

    • D. 

      D. Napoleon

  • 7. 
    This organization, formed by the Third Estate, overthrew King Louis XVI
    • A. 

      The Committee of Public Safety

    • B. 

      The National Assembly

    • C. 

      The Directory

    • D. 

      The National Convention

  • 8. 
    The Directory was which form of government (representatives elected by citizens)
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Theocracy

    • C. 

      Republic

    • D. 

      Oligarchy

  • 9. 
    What caused the Reign of Terror?
    • A. 

      Fear of counter-revolution and foreign invasion

    • B. 

      King Louis XVI’s crackdown on those who spoke out against the government

    • C. 

      Ideas inspired by Enlightenment thinkers

    • D. 

      Fallout from the American Revolution

  • 10. 
    The promise made by representatives of the third estate to create a constitution that began the French Revolution
    • A. 

      The Promise of Paris

    • B. 

      The Soccer Pitch Promise

    • C. 

      The Oath of the Workers

    • D. 

      Tennis Court Oath

  • 11. 
    One of three classes into which French society was divided before the revolution is referred to as a/an
    • A. 

      Taille

    • B. 

      Faction

    • C. 

      Estate

    • D. 

      Caste

  • 12. 
    Why did European monarchs outside of France want to restore King Louis XVI to power?
    • A. 

      If the French economy collapsed, it would bring about a European depression

    • B. 

      King Louis XVI had a secret alliance with Great Britain

    • C. 

      Monarchs feared similar uprisings in their populations if the French revolution was successful

    • D. 

      The clergy in their nation urged them to, as it was the will of God

  • 13. 
    Which of the following was NOT a political body during the French Revolution?
    • A. 

      Committee of Public Safety

    • B. 

      The Directory

    • C. 

      The National Assembly

    • D. 

      The Reign of Terror

  • 14. 
    Use the cartoon below to answer the following question: In this cartoon, the man with the whip represents King Louis XVI.  What do the other three figures represent?
    • A. 

      France, Britain, and Prussia

    • B. 

      The three estates of France

    • C. 

      Enlightenment thinkers

    • D. 

      French kings of the past

  • 15. 
    Which unfair practice is the author exposing in this cartoon?
    • A. 

      Slavery in the New World

    • B. 

      Poor treatment of captured prisoners from the Seven Years War

    • C. 

      Unfair taxation among the estates of French society

    • D. 

      Religious intolerance and persecution by French clergy