Ncfe Monday Practice 2018

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  • 1. 
    What fundamental political idea is expressed in the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      A government that denies its people certain basic rights can be overthrown

    • B. 

      Government should guarantee its citizens economic security

    • C. 

      The national and state governments should share power

    • D. 

      Rulers from nations get power to rule from God and are have to govern in the best interest for all people

  • 2. 
    Use the quote from Enlightenment thinker Baron de Montesquieu to answer the next question: " The people are extremely well qualified for choosing those whom they are to entrust with part of their authority"- Montesquieu 1748Which best summarizes his view of the responsibilty of citizens in a democracy?
    • A. 

      Citizens should lobby for new laws

    • B. 

      Citizens vote for their leaders

    • C. 

      To respond to public opinion polls

    • D. 

      Take part in political campaingns

  • 3. 
    "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."The preamble to the US Constitution set forth what central idea about government in the US? 
    • A. 

      The Constitution set up the idea of independence

    • B. 

      The Constitution preamble was used by other key thinkers of the Renaissance

    • C. 

      The Constitution gave all the power to the President

    • D. 

      The Constitution set forth the functions and purpose of our US government

  • 4. 
    Use what you have learned about the Columbian Exchange, in order to analyze the image provided. What is the central idea potrayed about the Columbian Exchange? 
    • A. 

      Spread of disease was often rapid and all consuming-deadly

    • B. 

      Spanish brought horses to the New World

    • C. 

      Native Americans were forced to work in mines or farming

    • D. 

      Triangular Slave Trade was a profitable venture for many Europeans

  • 5. 
    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness."This quote came from which document? 
    • A. 

      American Independence

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Olive Branch Letter

    • D. 

      Mayflower Compact

  • 6. 
    What motivated Martin Luther to speak out against the Catholic Church?
    • A. 

      The sell of indulgences were getting out of control and people were spending a large portion of salary on "buying" forgiveness

    • B. 

      The printing press was out and he was angry that he was not promoted to become the Pope

    • C. 

      The Catholic Church had moved him to be a priest in a smaller town, he was going to make less money

    • D. 

      He wanted to create his own religion

  • 7. 
    The USA has this form of government today.
    • A. 

      Dictatorship

    • B. 

      Monarchy

    • C. 

      Republic/representative democracy

    • D. 

      Theocracy

  • 8. 
    Which of the following would be the greatest cause of death to Native Americans (indigenous peoples) during the Age of Exploration? 
    • A. 

      Searching for new trade routes to Asia

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Warfare

    • D. 

      Slavery

  • 9. 
    During the Enlightenment, we see a shift from monarchies across Europe to revolutions that developed other forms of governments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Trade increased during the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Read the following from Machiavelli’s The Prince:“…men are ungrateful, fickle, false, cowardly, covetous… Nevertheless a prince ought to inspire fear in such a waythat, if he does not win love, he avoids hatred; because he can endure very well being feared whilst he is not hated…”In his book, Niccolo Machiavelli describes people, the world, and how to obtain power. He does not portraythe world and people as they could be but simply as they are. This represents which concept?
    • A. 

      Humanism

    • B. 

      Traditionalism

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Power

  • 12. 
    How did power and authority change during the Renaissance and Reformation Eras?
    • A. 

      The Catholic Church became more powerful and controlled more aspects of life

    • B. 

      The military gained total control of many of the lands in Europe and became the authority

    • C. 

      The Catholic Church lost power over the people and the monarchs became more powerful

    • D. 

      The serfs and peasants rose in revolt and gained power in many European countries

  • 13. 
    A common belief or theme of the Enlightenment thinkers would have been...
    • A. 

      To inspire revolutions to break out all over the globe

    • B. 

      To make life better for everyone in society, application of the reason and thought

    • C. 

      Faith in traditional thoughts and religious beliefs

    • D. 

      Belief in goodness of humans and how they live and work

  • 14. 
    "The National Assembly, considering that it has been summoned to establish the constitution of the kingdom, to effect the regeneration of the public order, and to maintain the true principles of the monarchy, that nothing can prevent it from continuing the deliberations in whatever place it maybe forced to establish itself; and finally, that whatsoever its members assembled, there is the National Assembly." ..... (Tennis Court Oath- 1789)  What is the job of the National Assembly, according to the Tennis Court Oath?
    • A. 

      Address those who are in power

    • B. 

      Write a new constitution

    • C. 

      Overthrow the monarchy

    • D. 

      Write new laws for the nation after the king leaves

  • 15. 
    Urbanization: _____________Immigration: movement to new country 
    • A. 

      Movement to cities

    • B. 

      Movement to farms

    • C. 

      Movement of peoples across Europe

    • D. 

      Movement to USA

  • 16. 
    By the mid 1800's where did most people live in England? 
    • A. 

      Farms

    • B. 

      Along rivers

    • C. 

      Near the coast

    • D. 

      Cities

  • 17. 
     Dr. Robert Baker, reports on street conditions in England "In the manufacturing towns of England... additions have been made without regard to either the personal comfort of the inhabitants or the necessaries which congregation requires... neighbourhoods have arisen in which there is neither water nor out-office, not any conveniences for the absolute domestic wants of the occupiers... the streets present architecture of various orders, causeways, dangerous on account of steps, cellar windows without protection, here and there posts and rails, and everywhere clothes lines intersecting them, by which repeated accidents have been occasioned... many cases of broken legs by these unprotected cellars, and by horsemen dismounted by neglected clothes-lines hanging across the streets, were recorded."  In the above primary source, what would be the best title or heading about the Industrial Revolution? 
    • A. 

      Machines of the Industrial Revolution

    • B. 

      Tenement Life of the Industrial Revolution

    • C. 

      The Enclosure Movement

    • D. 

      Karl Marx and Adam Smith led change during the Industrial Revolution

  • 18. 
    The immediate aim of the Communist is the same as that of all the other proletarian (working class) parties: formation of the proletariat into a class, overthrow of the bourgeois supremacy, conquest of political power by the proletariat. . . . All property relations in the past have continually been subject to historical change consequent upon the change in historical conditions. . . . The distinguishing feature of Communism is not the abolition of property generally, but the abolition of bourgeois property. But modern bourgeois private property is the final and most complete expression of the system of producing and appropriating products, that is based on class antagonisms, on the exploitation of the many by the few. In this sense, the theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition  (get rid of )of private property. According to the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx, what is one central theme of the communists?  
    • A. 

      Destruction of private property

    • B. 

      Ownership of property for all people

    • C. 

      Wealth determined by rebellion

    • D. 

      Free market society

  • 19. 
    The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith  "Some of the best English writers upon commerce (trade) set out with observing, that the wealth of a country consists, not in its gold and silver only, but in its lands, houses, and consumable goods of all different kinds. In the course of their reasonings, however, the lands, houses, and consumable goods seem to slip out of their memory, and the strain of their argument frequently supposes that all wealth consists in gold and silver, and that to multiply those metals is the great object of national industry and commerce." According to Adam Smith, some people forget what in determining the wealth of a nation? 
    • A. 

      Wealth should just be gold and silver

    • B. 

      Wealth should be only be in houses and gold

    • C. 

      Wealth should be gold, silver and houses, land, and other consumable goods (things you purchase)

    • D. 

      Wealth should be just what the national military acquires through power and money

  • 20. 
    Which of the following statements would not be true about the impact of imperialism?
    • A. 

      European nations improved transportation systems

    • B. 

      Africans became less concerned with farming for themselves and concentrated more on cash crop production

    • C. 

      Europeans built schools, brought religion

    • D. 

      Europeans viewed African peoples as equals

  • 21. 
    Using the political cartoon, identify the statement that would best describe imperialism on the African continent. 
    • A. 

      Imperialism had a positive impact upon the development of Africa

    • B. 

      Imperialism had a lasting impact upon the African continent, even after the European powers left.

    • C. 

      Imperialism did not impact the African continent.

    • D. 

      Imperialism created a world of change for European nations.

  • 22. 
    What could be the best description of the political cartoon?
    • A. 

      The British Empire was powerful and had an impact upon most parts of the globe

    • B. 

      England was near the end of the empire during imperialist rule

    • C. 

      England gave all nations independence during imperialism era

    • D. 

      England had control of the entire globe, and was an all powerful nation-dictatorship

  • 23. 
    What happened to Africa when industrialized nations found precious, or valuable resources and cheap labor forces on continent? 
    • A. 

      Exports increased by the African native tribal nations

    • B. 

      Farming increased

    • C. 

      Trade agreements were set up

    • D. 

      Europe decided to colonize Africa

  • 24. 
    England lost some of its oldest colonies after the American Revolution. After this loss, British leaders were interested in expanding their empire. They looked to Asia, Africa, and towards the Pacific in order to expand colonies. England also increased its empire defeating Napoleonic France. How did England's desire to expand its empire affect the global economy?
    • A. 

      England transformed the international arts by selling many plays and dramas about its dreams and hopes for the future

    • B. 

      England achieved its global empire by becoming the leading exporter of finished goods worldwide

    • C. 

      England exploited its own natural resources in order to win global competition for land on all continents

    • D. 

      England colonized various territories and regions around the world

  • 25. 
    Use the following quote in order to answer the question below ...."reason, which is that law teaches all mankind, who would but consult it, that being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty, or possessions. - John Locke 1689 (Second Treatise on Civil Government  Which concept of the Enlightenment would the quote above most likely give support to?
    • A. 

      Truth can be discovered through reasoning and logic

    • B. 

      Humankind can and should improve over time

    • C. 

      People have a right to equality and freedom

    • D. 

      What is natural should also be reasonable

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