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  1. Thomas Edison
  2. Napoleon Bonaparte
  3. Enlightenment
  4. Bill of Rights
  5. Thomas Jefferson
  1. a
    I won many victories in Italy. By 1796, Austria had become my country's chief enemy. I started my attack on Austria, my first big campaign. I quickly defeated four armies larger than my own. After that, my troops gave me the name "Le Petit Caporal" or "Little Corporal." Who am I?
  2. b
    Inventor of light bulb, phonograph and numerous other innovations
  3. c
    Enlightenment thinker; virginian, architect, author, governor, and president. Lived at Monticello. Wrote the Declaration of Independence. Second governor of Virgina. Third president of the United States. Designed the buildings of the University of Virginia.
  4. d
    a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)
  5. e
    A period of revolution, a time that saw a major shift in the way people thought. People of this time period had a great confidence in a human's ability to think and use rational thought to explain the natural world; the light bulb got really, really, bright during this time period in Europe and the American Colonies

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. He was an American inventor who was responsible for developing the telephone. This greatly improved communications in the country.

  2. How many states are there in the United States

  3. Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; never married; her reign is often referred to as the Golden Age of England or the Elizabethan Age

  4. 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. English mathematician and physicist that realized that there are natural laws or forces that rule behavior of the universe; developed laws of motion and gravity

5 True/False questions

  1. Protestant
    a member of a Christian church founded on the principles of the Reformation; e.g. Presbyterian, Lutheran, Baptist, etc.


  2. Battle of Waterloo
    a period in history characterized by a critical approach to religious, social, and philosophical matters that seeks to fight against beliefs or systems not based on human reason


  3. Napoleonic Code
    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. George Washington
    Enlightenment thinker, Virginian, patriot, general, and president. Lived at Mount Vernon. Led the Revolutionary Army in the fight for independence. First President of the United States.


  5. Empireof or relating to fabrics or fabric making; cloth making; this type of factory became much more common during the Industrial Revolution