5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Where was the meeting of the estates general?
- Name three(+) people in the Enlightenment
- What preceded the Enlightenment/where did ideas of the Enlightenment come from?
- What were Montesquieu's ideas about government?
- a Three branches that check and balance each other: executive, legislative, judicial
- b John Locke, Hobbes, Diderot, Voltaire, Rousseau
- c Versailles
- d The Scientific Revolution
- e philosophe, enlightenment thinker, came up with idea of general will
5 Multiple choice questions
- They both believe in reason, rationality, logic, etc.
- Underlying causes are long term. Immediate causes are the last straw just before the event causes
- Marie and Louis were incompetent rulers
- The majority of the people/ the majority will
- The idea that god is a clockmaker: he created the world and stepped back and watched it go. The idea that human beings determine the future and make decisions.
5 True/False questions
When and where did Marie Antoinette say "let them eat cake!"? → Marie Theresa from Austria
What are the four categories of underlying causes? → Political, intellectual, economic, and social
What was the major cause of bankruptcy of France? → The money loaned to the American Rev.
What is the Social Contract and who wrote it? → Rousseau's idea that the government has the right to protect the citizen's unalienable rights and that there is a contract between the people and the government. The government has the responsibility to protect the people, but the people have to give up some of their rights they had in the state of nature. If the people don't like the government, they can replace it.
How did the French Rev. represent the transition to the modern world (4+ ways)? → They both believe in reason, rationality, logic, etc.