Msg77 Apeh Unit IV Nation Building

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Nationalism Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
     The Petition of Right (1629): 
    • A. 

      Was an attempt by James I to secure additional tax revenues through the Parliament

    • B. 

      Resulted in Parliament voting to execute the Duke of Buckingham

    • C. 

      Was directed at addressing a range of Parliamentary grievances before approving new sources of revenue which were requested by Charles I

    • D. 

      Denounced the left-wing religious policies of Charles I’s government

    • E. 

      Was approved by the addled Parliament

  • 2. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } The Fronde was directed primarily against:  
    • A. 

      The power of the French landlords

    • B. 

      The authority of the absolute monarchy

    • C. 

      The influence of the nobility

    • D. 

      The wealth of the church

    • E. 

      The poverty of the peasants

  • 3. 
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    • A. 

      Attempted to reestablish Puritan rule in England

    • B. 

      Was approved by the new monarch, Charles II

    • C. 

      Excluded Catholics and Presbyterians from high office

    • D. 

      Required English colonies to trade only with the mother country

    • E. 

      Was a document favoring religious toleration

  • 4. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } “Behold, an immense people united in a single person; behold this holy power, paternal, and absolute; behold the secret cause which governs the whole body of the state, contained in a single head; you see the image of God in the king, and             you have the idea of royal majesty....”     This passage by the French bishop Bousset illustrates the concept of:
    • A. 

      Sovereignty

    • B. 

      Absolutism

    • C. 

      Parliamentary government

    • D. 

      Papal authority

    • E. 

      Divine right

  • 5. 
    “That the pretended power of suspending the laws, or for execution of laws by regal authority, without the consent of Parliament is illegal....That the raising or keeping of a standing army within the kingdom in the name of peace, unless it be with the consent of Parliament, is against the law.” The first English monarch to accept and rule in accordance with these decrees was:  
    • A. 

      George I

    • B. 

      William III

    • C. 

      Queen Anne

    • D. 

      Charles I

    • E. 

      Henry VIII

  • 6. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } During the English Revolution the Levellers advocated the idea that:
    • A. 

      All private property should be abolished

    • B. 

      The economic playing field needed to be leveled to allow for greater opportunities for the poor

    • C. 

      The monarchy had to be restored

    • D. 

      All men should vote regardless of whether they owned property

    • E. 

      There was a contract between the government and the people

  • 7. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Which of the following was an economic policy of Louis XIV’s finance minister, Jean-Baptiste Colbert:
    • A. 

      Raising money through internal tariffs

    • B. 

      Encouraging international competition through lower tariffs and free-trade policies

    • C. 

      Establishing detailed manufacturing codes to improve the quality of French export goods

    • D. 

      Opening France’s colonies to foreign merchants and trade

    • E. 

      Reduce military spending

  • 8. 
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    • A. 

      B, c, e, d, a

    • B. 

      C, d, e, b, a

    • C. 

      E, c, b, d, a

    • D. 

      C, e, b, a, d

  • 9. 
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    • A. 

      The French heir

    • B. 

      The Spanish heir

    • C. 

      Eugene of Savoy

    • D. 

      The Archduke of Austria

    • E. 

      Leopold I

  • 10. 
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    • A. 

      Every property owner within a given state should have the right to vote

    • B. 

      No state can exist in peace when it is ruled by a foreign power

    • C. 

      Colonial possessions are vital if a state is to be regarded as a great power

    • D. 

      The rule of law is supreme within the state

    • E. 

      Church and state should never be united in the form of a state-controlled church

  • 11. 
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    • A. 

      Several states had formed alliances to prevent domination by a single state

    • B. 

      States had divided into two relatively equal groups

    • C. 

      A single state had shifted its alliances to achieve hegemony(dominance) over continental Europe

    • D. 

      Certain states had allied with non-European states to maintain the status quo

    • E. 

      Several states had withdrawn from existing alliances in an effort to restore internal peace

  • 12. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } All of the following accurately describe the reign of Louis XIV EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      He dominated the Gallican (French) church

    • B. 

      He took away the independent authority of the nobility

    • C. 

      He filled his government with bourgeois advisors

    • D. 

      He impoverished the national treasury by building Versailles

    • E. 

      The Golden Age of French culture coincided with his reign

  • 13. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Why, if during the reign of Louis XIV, French was the “universal language” and French styles were the measure of good taste, was the French army called the “Huns” of the 17th century:
    • A. 

      It relied primarily on cavalry tactics

    • B. 

      It recruited troops from the Russian steppes

    • C. 

      Large, modern, and aggressive, it upset the continent’s balance of power

    • D. 

      Its top commanders - Turenne, Vauban, and Conde - had trained under Atilla

    • E. 

      It was the first European army to include integral artillery

  • 14. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Intendants were: 
    • A. 

      Secret letters of arrest

    • B. 

      Courts where secret trials were held

    • C. 

      Censors employed by Louis XIV

    • D. 

      Secret emissaries of the Pope

    • E. 

      Regional government agents

  • 15. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } All of the following statements about Cardinal Richelieu are true EXCEPT that he
    • A. 

      Sought to weaken the power of the nobility

    • B. 

      Waged war on the French protestants

    • C. 

      Deprived the Huguenots of their religious rights

    • D. 

      Supported the German Protestants in their struggle with the Hapsburgs

    • E. 

      Supported Gustavus Adolphus in his military operations in Germany

  • 16. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } The concept and policies of absolute monarchy did NOT involve:  
    • A. 

      The glorification of the king and his life style

    • B. 

      The idea that all political authority flowed from the king

    • C. 

      The creation of a bureaucracy that would make the king’s will law

    • D. 

      The idea that the king was accountable to his people if he broke God’s law

    • E. 

      It involved all of these

  • 17. 
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    • A. 

      Constitutional state

    • B. 

      Democratic state

    • C. 

      Parliamentary republic

    • D. 

      Military dictatorship

    • E. 

      Monarchy

  • 18. 
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    • A. 

      Maintaining standing armies in the countryside to crush noble uprisings

    • B. 

      Periodically visiting the nobility in order to check on their activities

    • C. 

      Forcing them to participate in a parliamentary assembly

    • D. 

      Louis XIV did not establish control over the nobility

    • E. 

      Requiring the presence of the major noble families at Versailles for at least part of the year

  • 19. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } One of the notorious extra-Parliamentary taxes of Charles I was called:
    • A. 

      Ship money

    • B. 

      High Commission

    • C. 

      Navigation Act

    • D. 

      Declaration of Indulgence

    • E. 

      The Secret Treaty of Dover

  • 20. 
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    • A. 

      A 200 article summary of parliamentary grievances against the crown

    • B. 

      A denunciation of the Puritans by the Anglican Church

    • C. 

      A criticism of Puritan demands by the Long Parliament

    • D. 

      A declaration of the king against the illegality of the Long Parliament

    • E. 

      A piece of legislation which prevented any future king from being Catholic

  • 21. 
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    • A. 

      Was aimed at Charles’ brother, James

    • B. 

      Required all subjects to declare an oath against the doctrine of transubstantiation

    • C. 

      Was passed by Parliament

    • D. 

      was directed at preventing Catholics from taking office

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 22. 
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    • A. 

      Led to the emigration of a quarter million French

    • B. 

      Was a major blunder of Louis’ reign

    • C. 

      Closed Protestant schools and exiled Protestant ministers

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
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    • A. 

      Louis XIV’s claim to the Spanish inheritance

    • B. 

      The French need for security against the Dutch

    • C. 

      English support of Dutch trading interests

    • D. 

      Enactment of Britain’s Navigation Acts

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
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    • A. 

      Austria - Hohenzollerns

    • B. 

      Spain - Tudors

    • C. 

      Russia - Romanovs

    • D. 

      England - Bourbons

    • E. 

      France - Mitterand

  • 25. 
    @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Which best characterizes the political philosophy of Robert Walpole:
    • A. 

      "checks and balances"

    • B. 

      “let sleeping dogs lie”

    • C. 

      “kabinett government”

    • D. 

      “pragmatic sanction”

    • E. 

      “ Jacobitism”

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