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  1. Marie Antoinette
  2. Taxation without representation
  3. William Shakespeare
  4. Scientific Method
  5. Napoleonic Code
  1. a
    Wife of Louis the XVI. She cared mainly about herself. She bought herself many extravagant things while the common people were starving; executed along with her husband King Louis XVI
  2. b
    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
  3. c
    This was the civil code put out by a french general that granted equality of all male citizens before the law and granted absolute security of wealth and private property. It also secured this by creating the Bank of France which loyally served the interests of both the state and the people
  4. d
    English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616); wrote Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and a Midsummer Night's Dream
  5. e
    The colonists were angry because they had to pay taxes to England but they did not get to have a representative in the English Parliament.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. They call me a terrible and cruel King. Ok... I executed (had killed) anyone who disagreed with me (including two of my own wives!) Who am I?

  2. system of settling new lands that remain under the government of their native land; example: European explorers occupying foreign lands for their native countries

  3. the concept that there is a universal order built into nature that can guide moral thinking; forces that rule the behavior of the universe

  4. a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; a fight for change in government

  5. 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 True/False Questions

  1. Louis XVI
    - 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. French Revolution
    This political revolution began with a peasant revolt in 1789 when women marched on the palace of Versailles to demand bread for their starving children; it sought to limit the powers of the Catholic church, to weaken the power of the nobility and the monarch and strengthen the political voice of the common man.


  3. Maximilien Robespierre
    "The incorruptible;" the leader of the bloodiest portion of the French Revolution. He set out to build a republic of virtue; his rule became known as the Reign of Terror in which it is estimated that 70 to 80 people were beheaded daily


  4. Bill of Rights
    belief that a rulers authority comes directly from god.


  5. John Locke
    William Shakespeare's theater in London; 3 stories high and had 20 sides so it was almost round


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