Democratic Revolutions Test - Delacruz

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Democratic Revolutions Test - Delacruz

Benchmark SS. 11. 3. 7- Compare the causes and effects of the early modern democratic revolutions, including the American Revolution, French Revolution, Haitian Revolution, and South American revolutions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the statements are true of the American colonies before the revolution EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      They enjoyed a degree of self-rule

    • B. 

      They broke British laws and rules regularly

    • C. 

      They all gave their full allegiance to the King

    • D. 

      They mostly enjoyed relative economic prosperity

  • 2. 
    The ban on westward expansion, the Stamp Act, the Declaratory Act and the Revenue Act represented what two things to the colonists?
    • A. 

      Tyrannical rule by the monarch and retaliation

    • B. 

      Taxation without representation and lack of political power

    • C. 

      Revenge for not helping more in the war and stopping freedom of speech

    • D. 

      Efforts to stop colonial economic prosperity and rebels

  • 3. 
    The King retaliated against the Boston Tea Party by doing all of the following EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Hanged tea party culprits

    • B. 

      Limited elections and town meetings

    • C. 

      Told the colonists to pay for the tea

    • D. 

      Closed the Boston Harbor

  • 4. 
    What group in society tended to be more loyal to the British King during the revolutionary war?
    • A. 

      The slaves

    • B. 

      The plantation owners

    • C. 

      The wealthy businessmen

    • D. 

      Those involved in trade

  • 5. 
    The idea of division of powers in the Constitution came from both __________________ and ________________?
    • A. 

      Ancient Greece and Voltaire

    • B. 

      Locke and Hobbes

    • C. 

      Ancient Rome and Montesquieu

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    What caused French people to go hungry in the 1700’s?
    • A. 

      Harvest fell by 10%

    • B. 

      Growth in population

    • C. 

      Paris consumed 80% of what they grew

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Whose Enlightenment reading influenced the French towards revolution?
    • A. 

      Newton and Locke

    • B. 

      Voltaire

    • C. 

      Montesquieu

    • D. 

      Hobbes and the French

  • 8. 
    What was the cause of the French Revolution?
    • A. 

      Hunger

    • B. 

      HIgh Taxes

    • C. 

      Class inequality

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What factor did not contribute to the French Revolution?
    • A. 

      Financial crisis

    • B. 

      Enlightenment Ideals

    • C. 

      Famine

    • D. 

      Slave unrest

  • 10. 
    Which people were not blaming the old order in France for their troubles?
    • A. 

      Hoarders

    • B. 

      Greedy merchants

    • C. 

      Farmers

    • D. 

      The rich

  • 11. 
    Peasants were unhappy with everything but…?
    • A. 

      Labor drafts

    • B. 

      Due payments

    • C. 

      Farm work

    • D. 

      Taxes

  • 12. 
    Who considered extending taxation to France’s 2 privileged orders?
    • A. 

      Louis XVI

    • B. 

      Marie Antoinette

    • C. 

      The Catholic Church

    • D. 

      Jacques Necker

  • 13. 
    Which principle was not included in the National Assembly’s Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen?
    • A. 

      Right to own property

    • B. 

      Virtue and talent should be only 2 requirements for public office

    • C. 

      All men should be equal before the law

    • D. 

      People can be held guilty until proven innocent in a court of law

  • 14. 
    During the ______________ War and supporting the American Revolution the French Monarchy had fallen deeper into debt.
    • A. 

      One year

    • B. 

      Seven Years

    • C. 

      Three Years

    • D. 

      Nine Years

  • 15. 
    The “Terror” was aimed at?
    • A. 

      People who were with the revolution

    • B. 

      Government officials

    • C. 

      The nobles

    • D. 

      People who were against the revolution

  • 16. 
    What famous Dictator gained power at the end of the French Revolution?
    • A. 

      Robspierre

    • B. 

      Louis XVIII

    • C. 

      Napoleon

    • D. 

      Hamilton

  • 17. 
    Haiti was known for…
    • A. 

      Wealth

    • B. 

      Re-instating slavery

    • C. 

      Beheading of the king

    • D. 

      Being the sugar capital of the world

  • 18. 
    What was Toussaint L’Overture like to the Haitian people?
    • A. 

      Obama

    • B. 

      A black Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      A black George Washington

    • D. 

      Gerorge Bush

  • 19. 
    St. Domingue was the first to do these things except?
    • A. 

      Become a black republic

    • B. 

      Establish a constitution abolishing slavery

    • C. 

      Burn their island twice

    • D. 

      Achieve a pure democracy

  • 20. 
    What was not included in Toussaint’s constitution for Haiti?
    • A. 

      Abolishment of slavery

    • B. 

      End of racial segregation

    • C. 

      Declared himself dictator for life

    • D. 

      Banned all Frenchman from the island

  • 21. 
    The “gens de couleur” were:
    • A. 

      Mixed race

    • B. 

      Whites

    • C. 

      Blacks

    • D. 

      French

  • 22. 
    Who proclaimed independence and renamed the land Haiti?
    • A. 

      Toussaint

    • B. 

      Dessalines

    • C. 

      Napoleon

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    What was the main cause of the Haitian Revolution?
    • A. 

      Taxes

    • B. 

      Economy

    • C. 

      Food prices

    • D. 

      Slavery

  • 24. 
     Thomas Jefferson and ___________________ agreed that there shouldn’t be a black republic in the world.
    • A. 

      King Louis

    • B. 

      The French General Brunet

    • C. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

    • D. 

      Robespierre

  • 25. 
    What “sparked” the Haitian Revolution?
    • A. 

      The French Revolution

    • B. 

      The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

    • C. 

      The murder of the voodoo priest

    • D. 

      Both a and b

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