Which of the following people is best known for his portraits of Spanish nobles during Spain's golden century?
According to Figure 17-1, which of the following people ruled during the same time as Louis XIV?
Peter the Great
According to Figure 17-1, which of the following events happened first?
Louis XIV became King of France
According to Figure 17-1, Oliver Cromwell became head of England during the same time that...
Louis XIV ruled France
Which of the following resulted from the Thirty Years' War?
Germany divided into 360 separate states
During the 1700s, which of the following countries battled for control of the German states?
Prussia and Austria
Peter the Great forced Russians to accept social reforms that would make their culture more like that of...
Which of the following people mocked the traditions of Spain's feudal past in his novel Don Quixote?
Miguel de Cervantes
French styles of art, culture, manners, and customs became the standard for European taste as a result of the reign of...
Which of the following was divided into many small states as a result of the Thirty Year's War?
Which of the following statements describes what happened to Poland in 1795 as a result of actions by Russia, Austria, and Prussia?
Poland was partitioned (split-apart)
Which of the following was the chief goal of the Congress of Vienna?
To establish a balance of power or lasting peace
Why did the Congress of Vienna redraw the boundaries of some European countries?
To encircle France with strong countries
In Figure 19-1, why are the scepter, or staff, and the globe shown falling from Napoleon's hands?
To show Napoleon losing his power
At which of the following times was Figure 19-1 most likely drawn?
After Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Nations
In Figure 19-1 featuring Napoleon, what do the scepter, or staff, and the globe with the cross on it represent?
What is the cartoonist trying to show by including Russian buildings on the lower right in Figure 19-1?
Russia is an important element in Napoleon's fall from power
Which of the following statements about France's social structure is true?
There was inequality among the 3 estates
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen state that...
All men were born free and equal in rights
How did the Napoleonic Code reflect Enlightenment principles?
It guaranteed the equality of all citizens before the law
Which of the following statements is supported by Figure 20-1?
The populations of all the countries increased steadily
Which of the following helped British farmers increase food production in the 1700s?
Improved farm machinery
Which of the following became an important source of power for the Industrial Revolution?
The steam engine
Early in the Industrial Revolution, working-class women...
Worked 12 or more hours a day outside the home
Who was most likely to support the idea that society should be based on cooperation instead of competition?
Which of the following conditions during the Industrial Revolution supported Karl Marx's ideas?
There were a few wealthy business people while the majority of the people were poor
During the agricultural revolution in the 1700s, wealthy landowners increased food production by...
Which of the following is a reason explaining why Britain took the lead in the Industrial Revolution?
The British business class had large profits to invest
Which of the following statements regarding workers in mines and factories during the early Industrial Revolution is true?
Their working conditions were dangerous and inhumane
The idea that the goal of society should be "the greatest happiness for the greatest number" of its citizens was a philosophy held by...
Which of the following goals represents the ideology of nationalists?
People who have pride or devotion to one's country
Which group dominated Latin American social and political life in the early 1800s?
Europeans or Spanish
Which of the following events was the spark that finally set off a widespread revolt in Latin America in the early 1800s?
When Louis XVII and Charles X inherited the throne
Which letter in Figure 21-1 marks the nation in which Augustin de Iturbide overthrew Spanish rule?
Which letter in Figure 21-1 marks the nation in which Miguel Hidalgo urged the people to fight for independence?
Which of the following goals represents conservative ideology in Europe in the early 1800s?
Restoring royal families to their thrones, maintain social hierarchy, and the establishment of churches
Which of the following groups generally supported nationalist goals?
Lower class peasants and liberals
Which of the following countries succeeded in gaining independence as a result of revolutions in 1830?
Discontent in Latin America resulted from the domination of social and political life by...
Which of following places won independence from France and became the only non slave nation in the Western Hemisphere?
By 1900, which of the following pairs of countries were the world's leading industrial nations?
Britain and the United States
Which of the following was a direct result of the discovery of germs caused disease?
Which of the following was the most highly regarded by the middle class during the 1800s?
According to Figure 22-1, American women were...
Fooling themselves if they thought the vote would lead to fulfillment
Which of the following countries were the world's industrial leaders in 1900?
Germany and the United States
One scientist whose work contributed directly to increased life expectancy in the late 1800s was...
Which of the following new features of city life in the late 1800s had the greatest impact on the poor?
The saying, "A woman's place is in the home," reflected the values of which of the following groups in 1850?
The working class
Darwin challenged traditional beliefs by asserting that...
All forms of life evolved over millions of years