Bentley Ch. 28 Revolutions

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Bentley Ch. 28 Revolutions

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following was NOT one of the causes of the French Revolution of 1789?
    • A. 

      A staggering national debt

    • B. 

      Accusation of treason against Louis XVI

    • C. 

      Resentment at the privileges of the aristocracy

    • D. 

      The extravagance of Marie Antoinette and the court at Versailles

  • 2. 
    Under the rule of the Convention, French women
    • A. 

      Gained important property rights and the right to a divorce

    • B. 

      Were proclaimed full citizens of the Republic

    • C. 

      Lost economic power to their husbands

    • D. 

      Were granted the right to vote in national elections

  • 3. 
    In general, Napoleon championed
    • A. 

      Political freedom but not social equality

    • B. 

      Equality under the law but not political freedom

    • C. 

      Freedom of expression but only for the aristocracy

    • D. 

      All the rights of citizenship proclaimed by the National Assembly

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a correct explanation of why the Haitian revolution succeeded?
    • A. 

      The large maroon population supported the revolution

    • B. 

      Toussaint Louverture was an effective strategist

    • C. 

      The revolutionaries had the support of British and Spanish forces

    • D. 

      The French army was struck down with yellow fever

  • 5. 
    In leading the revolutions of South America, Simon Bolivar advocated 
    • A. 

      That Spanish colonial rule be replaced with an indigenous monarchy

    • B. 

      That ethnic nationalism be the basis of the new states

    • C. 

      Popular sovereignty

    • D. 

      The abolition of slavery and full male suffrage

  • 6. 
    A political liberal in the nineteenth century would be likely to advocate
    • A. 

      Returning freed slaves to Africa

    • B. 

      The confiscation of church property by the state

    • C. 

      Universal suffrage for all men and women, regardless of race

    • D. 

      Written constitutions and representative government

  • 7. 
    The German people united behind King Wilhelm because
    • A. 

      He promised them a constitutional monarchy

    • B. 

      He was the rightful heir to the Holy Roman Empire

    • C. 

      The wars engineered by Bismarck generated strong nationalist sentiment

    • D. 

      The Prussian army defeated all other claimants to the throne

  • 8. 
    Victory in the Seven Years' War ensured
    • A. 

      The prosperity of British colonies and that Britain would dominate global trade in the coming century

    • B. 

      The domination of Britain as a land and sea power and that her colonies would move rapidly toward independence

    • C. 

      The demise of Britain as a colonial pwer and the rise of the U.S. as the dominant force in global commerce

    • D. 

      The rise of European powers as colonial occupiers and the subjugation of the indigenous peoples of North and South America

  • 9. 
    In which of the following places was slavery ended with revolution than by government decree?
    • A. 

      U.S.

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Haiti

  • 10. 
    Which of the following would NOT be an example of cultural nationalism?
    • A. 

      The study of language and history

    • B. 

      Collecting folk songs and fairy tales

    • C. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • D. 

      All answers are examples of cultural nationalism

  • 11. 
    Theodor Herzl's Zionism was the direct result of
    • A. 

      His shock at a government order revoking the citizenship of all French Jews

    • B. 

      His shock at the army's persecution of Alfred Dreyfus

    • C. 

      A religious revelation that European Jews should return to the Holy Land

    • D. 

      A wave of persecuting against Jews living in the Ottoman empire

  • 12. 
    A political conservative in the nineteenth century would be likely to advocate
    • A. 

      The restoration of the French monarchy after the defeat of Napoleon

    • B. 

      Limiting suffrage to men of property and government support of the established church

    • C. 

      Censorship as a reasonable means of preventing social unrest

    • D. 

      All of these ideas would be advocated

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