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5 Matching questions

  1. Henry VIII
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Age of Reason
  4. Scientific Method
  5. Revolution
  1. a
    a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses in a controlled environment; observe first and then use reason to draw conclusions about the physical world around them
  2. b
    Enlightenment thinker; virginian, architect, author, governor, and president. Lived at Monticello. Wrote the Declaration of Independence. Second governor of Virgina. Third president of the United States. Designed the buildings of the University of Virginia.
  3. c
    (1491-1547) King of England from 1509 to 1547; his desire to annul his marriage led to a conflict with the pope, England's break with the Roman Catholic Church, and its embrace of Protestantism. He established the Church of England in 1532; hint: divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived :+)
  4. d
    a period in history characterized by a critical approach to religious, social, and philosophical matters that seeks to fight against beliefs or systems not based on human reason
  5. e
    a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; a fight for change in government

5 Multiple choice questions


  1. - King of France (1774-1792). In 1789 he summoned the Estates-General (tried to lock out the assembly), he did not grant the reforms that were demanded and revolution followed. He and his queen, Marie Antoinette, were executed in 1793 by beheading.

  2. A political ideology that emphasizes the civil rights of citizens, representative government, and the protection of private property. This ideology, derived from the Enlightenment, was especially popular among the property-owning middle classes.

  3. a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)

  4. I was a gentle vegetarian who loved animals and despised war, yet I worked as a military engineer to invent advanced and deadly weapons.
    I was one of the greatest painters of the Italian Renaissance, yet I left only a handful of completed paintings.
    I had a keen eye and quick mind that led me to make important scientific discoveries, yet I never published my ideas. Who am I?

  5. How many states are there in the United States

5 True/False questions

  1. Bastille
    Medieval fortress that was converted to a prison stormed by peasants for ammunition during the early stages of the French Revolution.

          

  2. Enlightenment
    A period of revolution, a time that saw a major shift in the way people thought. People of this time period had a great confidence in a human's ability to think and use rational thought to explain the natural world; the light bulb got really, really, bright during this time period in Europe and the American Colonies

          

  3. Civil War
    - King of France (1774-1792). In 1789 he summoned the Estates-General (tried to lock out the assembly), he did not grant the reforms that were demanded and revolution followed. He and his queen, Marie Antoinette, were executed in 1793 by beheading.

          

  4. Napoleonic Code
    French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821); Overthrew French Directory in 1799 and became emperor of the French in 1804. Failed to defeat Great Britain and was abdicated in 1814. Returned to power briefly in 1815 but was defeated and died in exile; Le Petit Corporal

          

  5. Labor Union
    An organization of workers in a particular industry or trade, created to defend the interests of the workers and ensure safe and fair working conditions

          

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