Unit 5 - French Revolution: Part II

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French Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

Part II-Building the Atlantic Economy-Marraige and the Family-Children and Education-Food and Medical Practice-Religion and Popular Culture


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the system of economic regulations aimed at increasing the power of the state and creating a favorable balance of foreign trade?
  • 2. 
    Britain became the undisputed leader in the _________ _______ __________ in the years after 1700.
  • 3. 
    Latin America accounted for half of the world's _________ production in 1800.
  • 4. 
    What was the name commonly used to describe American-born Spaniards?
  • 5. 
    ___________ is the system by which a planter/rancher kept his estate's Christianized, increasingly Hispanicized Indians in perpetual debt bondage by periodically advancing food, shelter, and a little money. (This is a form of serfdom).
  • 6. 
    The offspring of Spanish men and Indian women are called __________. Enough wealth and power could make one considered white (creole). The closer you are to Spanish blood, the more power and prestige you have.
  • 7. 
    This Scottish professor of philosophy supported the idea of economic liberalism, or laissez faire. Individuals do not intend to promote public interest but in many cases are led by an "invisible hand" of free competition which is the most effective means of increasing the wealth of both rich and poor. He strongly opposed mercantilism and advocated freedom of enterprise in foreign trade (unregulated capitalism).
  • 8. 
    In _______, __________ argued for the declaration of rights for children and calls for the humane treatment of children.Girls and boys are equal as human beings, but should operate in their separate spheres. He also discouraged infanticide and swalddling and urged wealthy women to nurse their own babies.
  • 9. 
    Poor people ate mainly grains and ____________. Small traders, master craftsmen, and minor bureaucrats ate a variety of foods, with bread and beans as the bulk of their diet. Rich people ate mainly ____, sweets, cheeses, and nuts. The ________ also became an important dietary supplement in Europe during this time.
  • 10. 
    In 1796, _____________  _________________ successfully vaccinated a young boy against smallpox using cowpox.
  • 11. 
    The Protestant revival that began in Germany called for a warm, emotional religion that everyone could experience and for people to believe in the practical power of Christian rebirth in everyday affairs (Reborn Christians are expected to lead good, moral lives and come from all social classes). What is this whole jawn called?
  • 12. 
    Wesley, influenced by Pietism, organized every waking moment. Students who joined his Holy Club were known as __________ b/c they were so methodical in their devotion. *Wesley rejected Calvinist predestination and preached that all who earnestly sought salvation might be saved --- msg of hope, joy, free will, and universal salvation.
  • 13. 
    ___________is a combination of religious celebration and popular recreation that preceded Lent. It involves a wild release of drinking, masquerading, and dancing. Ppl of all social classes could take part in this.