Revolution And Enlightenment, 1550-1800 Test 2

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  • 1. 
    Earth at the center of a series of contric spheres
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Ptolemaic system

    • C. 

      Laissez-faire

    • D. 

      Rococo

  • 2. 
    First European to study stars by using a telescope
    • A. 

      Balthasar Neumann

    • B. 

      Rene Descartes

    • C. 

      Galileo Galilei

  • 3. 
    The intellectuals of the Enlightenment
    • A. 

      Ptolemaic system

    • B. 

      Laissez-faire

    • C. 

      Philosophes

  • 4. 
    Father of modern rationalism
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Rene Descartes

    • C. 

      Galileo Galilei

  • 5. 
    Style that emphasized grace and charm
    • A. 

      Articles of Confederation

    • B. 

      Laissez-faire

    • C. 

      Rococo

  • 6. 
    Idea that the state should not interferere with the economy
    • A. 

      Laissez-faire

    • B. 

      Philosophes

    • C. 

      Rococo

  • 7. 
    Architect of the Church of the Fourteen Saints
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Nicholas Coopernicus

    • C. 

      Balthasar Neumann

  • 8. 
    Commander in chie of the Continental Army
    • A. 

      Francis Bacon

    • B. 

      John Locke

    • C. 

      George Washington

  • 9. 
    The American nation's first constitution
    • A. 

      Philosophes

    • B. 

      Articles of Cofederation

    • C. 

      Bill of Rights

  • 10. 
    Ten amendments that guaranteed certain freedoms
    • A. 

      Articles of Cofederation

    • B. 

      Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Philosophes

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Ptolemy

    • B. 

      Nicholas Copernicus

    • C. 

      Johannes Kepler

    • D. 

      Martin Luther

  • 12. 
    Isaac Newton's universal law of gravitation
    • A. 

      Was denounced by the Anglican Church as the work of the Devil.

    • B. 

      Refuted Galileo Galilei's theroy of universal movement.

    • C. 

      Was laughed at by Galileo, Kepler, and Copernicus.

    • D. 

      Showed how one law could explain all motion in the universe.

  • 13. 
    Frances Bacon, an English philosopher, believed scientists should
    • A. 

      Use inductive reasoning.

    • B. 

      Rely solely on the Bible.

    • C. 

      Leave nature alone.

    • D. 

      Use chance to study nature.

  • 14. 
    John Locke's ideas suggest that people were
    • A. 

      Born either good or evil.

    • B. 

      Inherently self-centered

    • C. 

      Naturally inclined to be stupid.

    • D. 

      Molded by their experiences.

  • 15. 
    To Voltaire and many other philosophes, the universe was
    • A. 

      A divine creation.

    • B. 

      Unknowable at all.

    • C. 

      Like a clock.

    • D. 

      Constructed like a flower.

  • 16. 
    In Jean-Jacques Rousseau's concept of a social contract,
    • A. 

      An entire society agrees to be governed by its general will.

    • B. 

      Punsishments are not exercises in brutality, and capital punishment is discarded.

    • C. 

      The government should not interfere in economic matters.

    • D. 

      Women should be equal granted rights nearly equal to those of men.

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Franz Joseph Haydn

    • B. 

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    • C. 

      Johann Sebastian

    • D. 

      George Frederick Handel

  • 18. 
    As a result of the Treaty of Paris in 1763,
    • A. 

      France gained control of Great Britain's holdings in India in exchange for French territories in North America.

    • B. 

      Austria regained control of Silesia from Prussia.

    • C. 

      Maria theresa of Austria was able to effect a diplomatic revolution and win France as an ally.

    • D. 

      Great Britain had become the worlds greatest colonial power.

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Prussia

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Austria

  • 20. 
    The Constitutional Conventional Convention began as
    • A. 

      A meeting to draft a declaration of independence from British rule.

    • B. 

      The result of a vote by the new Congress to adopt amendments that guaranteed certain freedoms.

    • C. 

      A meeting of delegates to devse the Articles of Confederation.

    • D. 

      A plan to divide up the lands of the thirteen colonies into states

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Eadtern Orthodox Christain

    • B. 

      Musliim

    • C. 

      Catholic

    • D. 

      Protestant