5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Labor Union
- Thomas Jefferson
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
- Leonardo da Vinci
- Galileo Galilei
An organization of workers in a particular industry or trade, created to defend the interests of the workers and ensure safe and fair working conditions
Enlightenment philosopher who believed that everyone is born good, but civilization corrupts people. He believed that the titles of nobility should be abolished and that governments should use direct democracy. "Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains."
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.
This scientist proved Copernicus' theory that the sun was the center of the solar system and he was put on house arrest for stating this although the Catholic Church said it was incorrect
I was a gentle vegetarian who loved animals and despised war, yet I worked as a military engineer to invent advanced and deadly weapons.
I was one of the greatest painters of the Italian Renaissance, yet I left only a handful of completed paintings.
I had a keen eye and quick mind that led me to make important scientific discoveries, yet I never published my ideas. Who am I?
5 Multiple choice questions
English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616); wrote Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and a Midsummer Night's Dream
"The incorruptible;" the leader of the bloodiest portion of the French Revolution. He set out to build a republic of virtue; his rule became known as the Reign of Terror in which it is estimated that 70 to 80 people were beheaded daily
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is limited by a constitution.
Medieval fortress that was converted to a prison stormed by peasants for ammunition during the early stages of the French Revolution.
Inventor of light bulb, phonograph and numerous other innovations
5 True/False questions
Divine Right →
belief that a rulers authority comes directly from god.
a member of a Christian church founded on the principles of the Reformation; e.g. Presbyterian, Lutheran, Baptist, etc.
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
Scientific Revolution →
a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses in a controlled environment; observe first and then use reason to draw conclusions about the physical world around them
Magna Carta →
This document, signed by King John of England in 1215, is the cornerstone of English justice and law. It declared that the king and government were bound by the same laws as other citizens of England. It contained the ideas of due process and the right to a fair and speedy trial that are included in the protection offered by the U.S. Bill of Rights in our country today