Chapter 7 (SEC 3,4,5)

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  • 1. 
    What was Napoleon able to accomplish during peacetime?
    • A. 

      He set up government-run public schools.

    • B. 

      He set up a comprehensive system of laws.

    • C. 

      He established a fairer tax code.

    • D. 

      All of these are true.

  • 2. 
    Why did Napoleon attack Portugal?
    • A. 

      To force Portugal to trade with France

    • B. 

      To enforce the terms of the Continental System

    • C. 

      To prove he was stronger than the Pope

    • D. 

      To get Portugese ships for a new potential invasion of Great Britain

  • 3. 
    Which of the following was an important goal of the Congress of Vienna?
    • A. 

      To destroy France

    • B. 

      To execute Napoleon by guillotine

    • C. 

      To establish a balance of power in Europe

    • D. 

      To establish Vienna as the new capital of Europe

  • 4. 
    Who was the most influential leader at the Congress of Vienna?
    • A. 

      Czar Alexander I of Russia

    • B. 

      Emperor Francis I of Austria

    • C. 

      King Frederick William III of Prussia

    • D. 

      Prince Klemens von Metternich of Austria

  • 5. 
    This is a NOT QUESTION. Which of the following was NOT a reason for Napoleon to sell the Louisiana Territory?
    • A. 

      To raise money

    • B. 

      To cut his losses in America

    • C. 

      To punish the sugar growers in Saint Domingue and Brazil

    • D. 

      To increase America's power as a British rival

  • 6. 
    What was one important consequence of the Battle of Trafalgar?
    • A. 

      Portugal became part of the French Empire.

    • B. 

      Napoleon conquered Russia.

    • C. 

      Napoleon gave up his plans of invading Britain.

    • D. 

      Napoleon became emperor.

  • 7. 
    How did Great Britain react to the Continental System?
    • A. 

      It invaded France.

    • B. 

      It organized its own blockade.

    • C. 

      It negotiated a peace agreement with France.

    • D. 

      It formed an alliance with Austria and Prussia.

  • 8. 
    Read the questions carefully. You are looking for the “MAIN” goal. What was the main goal of the participants in the Congress of Vienna?
    • A. 

      To create constitutional monarchies in Europe

    • B. 

      To restore royal families to the thrones of Europe

    • C. 

      To establish security and stability for the nations of Europe

    • D. 

      To prevent nations outside Europe from interfering in European affairs

  • 9. 
    What geographic advantage helped Britain resist conquest?
    • A. 

      It was farther north.

    • B. 

      It was larger.

    • C. 

      It was an island.

    • D. 

      It was far from France.

  • 10. 
    What pattern best describes Napoleon's conquests?
    • A. 

      Conquering islands for French shipping

    • B. 

      Conquering Asia and Africa

    • C. 

      Conquering countries that surrounded France

    • D. 

      Conquering areas farthest from France

  • 11. 
    The action of Napoleon's that caused the greatest human losses was
    • A. 

      The Battle of Trafalgar.

    • B. 

      The invasion of Russia.

    • C. 

      The sale of the Louisiana Territory.

    • D. 

      The Peninsular War.

  • 12. 
    What does the word plebiscite mean?
    • A. 

      An agreement

    • B. 

      A vote of the people

    • C. 

      A seizure of power

    • D. 

      A public school

  • 13. 
    Which of the following did Napoleon NOT accomplish?
    • A. 

      A uniform set of laws

    • B. 

      A stabilization of the economy

    • C. 

      An expansion of freedom of speech

    • D. 

      An equal-opportunity public education system

  • 14. 
    How did Admiral Nelson defeat the French-Spanish fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar?
    • A. 

      He ordered the British fleet to surround the French fleet.

    • B. 

      He T-boned the opponents. He ran two staight lines through the French ships-of-the-line thereby separating them into three parts which turned the battle into a melee.

    • C. 

      He bombed Napoleon's fleet with fireballs.

    • D. 

      He pretended to retreat and then attacked them from behind.

  • 15. 
    What strategy did Czar Alexander I use to defeat Napoleon in Russia?
    • A. 

      Scorched-earth policy

    • B. 

      Endless negotiations

    • C. 

      Guns and cannons

    • D. 

      Frontal attack

  • 16. 
    Which of the following traits did Napoleon NOT possess?
    • A. 

      Humility (a modest or low view of one's own importance; humbleness)

    • B. 

      Courage

    • C. 

      A brilliant military mind

    • D. 

      An ability to inspire others

  • 17. 
    What did Klemens von Metternich NOT want to accomplish at the Congress of Vienna?
    • A. 

      Create the beginnings of a European democracy

    • B. 

      Create a balance of power in Europe

    • C. 

      Strengthen countries surrounding France to prevent future French aggression

    • D. 

      Restore Europe's royal families to their thrones

  • 18. 
    What was one important effect resulting from the political changes made at the Congress of Vienna?
    • A. 

      Russia and Prussia joined forces to control Europe.

    • B. 

      Nationalistic feelings grew in countries placed under foreign rule.

    • C. 

      Monarchs in Austria, Russia, and Prussia agreed to share power with elected officials.

    • D. 

      France managed to retain control over the Netherlands.

  • 19. 
    What major geographical advantage did Alexander I have over Napoleon's Grand Army?
    • A. 

      The Grand Army had no access to the Baltic Sea.

    • B. 

      The Grand Army was far from its enemies.

    • C. 

      The Grand Army had great difficulty navigating the Black Sea.

    • D. 

      The Grand Army was not accustomed to Russian winters.

  • 20. 
    In 1806, Napoleon attempted to weaken Britain and make Europe more economically self-sufficient through the  _________________.
    • A. 

      Peninsular War

    • B. 

      Continental System

    • C. 

      Hundred Days

    • D. 

      Blockade

  • 21. 
    Great Britain responded with a __________ against France, which became the major cause of a war between Great Britain and the United States.
    • A. 

      Blockade

    • B. 

      Guerrillas

    • C. 

      Peninsular War

    • D. 

      Scorched-earth policy

  • 22. 
    Because Portugal refused to comply with the ____________, Napoleon sent an army through Spain to invade Portugal.
    • A. 

      Continental System

    • B. 

      Scorched-earth policy

    • C. 

      King Louis XVIII

    • D. 

      Battle of Waterloo

  • 23. 
    French actions in Spain led to armed resistance by ________ in the long and draining conflict called the Peninsular War.
    • A. 

      Blockade

    • B. 

      Scorched-earth policy

    • C. 

      Henry IV

    • D. 

      Guerrillas

  • 24. 
    In 1812, Napoleon and 420,000 troops encountered severe difficulties as a result of the _________ used by the Russian leader in response to France's invasion.
    • A. 

      Scorched-earth policy

    • B. 

      Battle of Waterloo

    • C. 

      Continental System

    • D. 

      Elba system

  • 25. 
    After suffering defeat at the hands of King Frederick William III of Prussia and Czar Alexander I of Russia, Napoleon was exiled to the island of ___________.
    • A. 

      Elba

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Waterloo

    • D. 

      Corsica

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