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Strayer AP World History Chapter 16
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All of the following questions emerged from the ideas of the Atlantic Revolutions EXCEPT:
a. Are liberty and equality compatible?
b. What form of government best ensures freedom?
c. Should liberty be given to all people in the nation?
d. Should monarchs only be male?
How much autonomy did the British colonies in America have in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, before the conflict that led to American independence?
a. None at all
b. Just a little
c. A large amount
d. Varied widely from colony to colony
What kind of wholesale social transformation followed in the wake of the American Revolution?
a. Land was taken from wealthy landowners and redistributed to the poor farmers.
b. Slaves were given freedom.
c. Women were given total equality.
d. None; the elites within the colonies remained in power.
What is one important way in which the French Revolution differed from the American Revolution?
a. The French Revolution involved a dispute over money; the American Revolution involved a dispute over rights.
b. The French Revolution involved racial tensions; the American Revolution did not.
c. The French Revolution involved a conflict between segments of the French society and economy; the American Revolution involved a conflict between colonies and a distant imperial power.
d. The French Revolution involved a conflict between colonies and a distant imperial power; the American Revolution involved sharp tensions within American society.
Whom did the "Third Estate" of the Estates-General represent?
a. The clergy
b. The nobility
c. The king
d. The 98% of the population not in the clergy, nobility, or royal family
Which of the following best characterizes the course that the French Revolution followed between 1789 and 1794?
a. Sudden radical change followed by a peaceful period of negotiation
b. Chaos, terror, and extreme bloodletting from beginning to end
c. Long periods of calm punctuated by sudden violent outbursts
d. Increasing radicalization and use of violence by revolutionaries
Which of the following was NOT among the radical measures taken by the new Revolutionary government in France?
a. Creating an entirely new calendar with 1792 as Year One
b. Granting independence to all French colonies
c. Instituting a universal male draft to create the largest army in the world
d. Replacing some churches with "Temples of Reason"
What impact did Napoleon Bonaparte have on the Revolution as leader of France from 1799 to 1814?
a. He continued to radicalize the goals of the Revolution.
b. He reversed most of the achievements of the Revolution.
c. He preserved its moderate elements, but got rid of its more radical changes.
d. He cared little for the Revolution one way or another.
How did Napoleon spread the seeds of the French Revolution across Europe and Russia?
a. Through a massive propaganda campaign
b. By calling a meeting of all European monarchs
c. By ignoring other nations and focusing only on France.
d. By conquering most of Europe and instituting reforms similar to those in France
What best describes the result of Napoleon's conquest and reform of European lands?
a. The conquered were grateful to Napoleon.
b. The conquered accepted many of the reforms, but revolted against French control.
c. The conquered refused to accept the reforms and fought bitterly against French control.
d. The conquered refused to accept the reforms, but passively accepted French control.
How did the wealthy and poor white populations on Saint Domingue (later called Haiti) interpret the French Revolution's emphasis on equality and liberty?
a. They rejected it completely.
b. They enthusiastically accepted it as applying to white and black alike.
c. The wealthy whites believed it applied only to them; poor whites believed it applied to all whites but not blacks.
d. They did not see the affairs of far-away France as relevant to their lives.
What happened to Haiti's enormously profitable and huge slave plantations after Haitian independence was won in 1804?
a. Former white plantation owners were rehired to run the plantations as modern companies.
b. The land was divided and redistributed to freed slaves to use for their own needs.
c. The land was neglected and reverted back to jungle, forest, and swampage
d. The land was converted to large, urban industrial projects.
Which of the following was NOT an impact of the Haitian Revolution throughout the Atlantic world?
a. Napoleon sold the Louisiana territory to the United States.
b. The dawning movement to abolish slavery got a strong boost.
c. Slave owners and whites were filled with fear and trepidation.
d. Similar slave insurrections spread throughout the Atlantic world, including Brazil, Jamaica, and Louisiana.
Which of the following is one reason why the Latin American revolutions took longer and were more difficult than the (North) American Revolution?
a. Language barriers
b. Greater wealth in Spain than in Britain
c. Divisions between creoles and Native Americans
d. Stability of royal governments in Portugal and Spain
What great fear drove the Latin American Creole elites to pursue independence and political change?
a. They feared falling behind the United States economically and politically.
b. They feared that the Church was gaining too much power over them.
c. They feared that social unrest from the lower classes and nonwhites would get out of control.
d. They feared the Spanish and Portuguese monarchies were going to replace them with new elites drawn from the lower classes.
Which of the following arguments made the cause of abolition widely acceptable in the nineteenth century?
a. Slavery was immoral.
b. Slavery was not condoned in the Bible.
c. Slavery benefited Portuguese slave traders too much.
d. Slavery was no longer necessary for a strong economy.
How did the successful and unsuccessful slave uprisings early in the nineteenth century sway British public opinion in the issue of slavery?
a. It showed people that slaves were not contented, but rather brutally oppressed, and thus they supported abolition of slavery.
b. It showed people that Africans hated white people and could not be trusted harvesting their coffee, sugar, or tobacco, and thus they supported abolition of slavery.
c. It showed people that Europeans were not capable of enforcing discipline among slaves, and thus they supported abolition of slavery.
d. It showed people that Britain needed to get much tougher with its slaves and thus they opposed abolition of slavery.
Which of the following groups did NOT experience strong nationalist movements in the nineteenth century?
How was the concept of nation often presented in the nineteenth century?
a. As a brand new invention
b. As something ancient being rediscovered
c. As something that could come to exist if everyone pitched in
d. As a pipedream
Which of the following was NOT a way in which feminists achieved progress for women in the Atlantic world?
a. Professionalizing traditional female occupations such as nursing and social work
b. Mostly peaceful protest
c. Violent revolution
d. Forming trans-Atlantic feminist organizations
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