Study Guide - Age of Revolutions
observations, facts, theories
Which of the following best describes the method of gaining scientific knowledge?
Before the French Revolution, the people of France were divided into three estates based mainly on their
develop a new theory.
If repeated experiments show that a theory is incorrect, a scientist would most likely
limit conflict between Native American Indians and colonial settlers
The Proclamation of 1763 was issued by Great Britain after the French and Indian War primarily to
the use of observation and logic.
Ancient Greek thinkers emphasized
The British said the colonists deserved to be taxed because the British protected them.
other scientists can use what has been previously learned.
Careful and detailed recording of information is important in science because
required colonists to buy stamps to put on legal documents.
In 1765 Parliament passed the Stamp Act, which
The laws explained how the physical world worked.
Why were Newton's laws important to modern science?
inspired other peoples seeking democracy and independence
The American and French Revolutions were turning points in global history because the results of these revolutions
Reason and science supported democratic ideas.
Which of the following best describes how science influenced ideas about government?
The Stamp Act
The ____________________ required colonists to pay more for newspapers, legal documents, and other materials.
Scientists questioned traditional beliefs about the universe.
Which statement about the Scientific Revolution in Europe is accurate?
It created new taxes in the colonies.
How did the British government raise money to pay for the years of war with the French?
colonial settlers had to remain east of the Appalachians.
The Proclamation of 1763 declared that
an adequate food supply
Before a nation can begin to industrialize, that nation must first develop
The authors of the Declaration of Independence used the phrase "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness" to identify
concentration of workers in urban areas
A major result of the Industrial Revolution was the
it established a British monopoly on tea.
Colonists resented the Tea Act because
Industrialization began in ____________________ but soon spread to other countries.
The scientific method was used to solve problems
Which statement best describes the effects of the works of Copernicus, Galileo, Newton and Descartes?
The British fought against France in the French and Indian war.
The first industry to change in the Industrial Revolution was the ____________________ industry.
emphasized the value of human reasoning
One similarity of the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment is that both
Which geographic feature did the British government use in 1763 as a boundary to restrict the westward settlement of American colonists?
In the ____________________ system, machines rapidly produce large quantities of goods.
Their work was tiring and dangerous.
Which of the following is true about factory workers during the 1800s?
During the ____________________ Revolution, machines in factories began to perform the work that before had been done by hand at home or in small shops.
provide stability for the nation
The French people supported Napoleon Bonaparte because they hoped he would
a growing middle class
Which of the following was a result of the Industrial Revolution?
The Quartering Act
Which act allowed British soldiers to take over any building they wanted?
the Scientific Revolution.
The series of events that led to the birth of modern science is called
He would be sent to England to stand trial.
According to the Intolerable Acts, what would happen to a British official accused of a crime?
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Pick one act or event leading to the American Revolution. Explain the act or event and it's importance.
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Explain the importance of the French, American, and Industrial Revolutions