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  1. American Revolution
  2. Protestant
  3. Imperialism
  4. Liberalism
  5. Empire
  1. a
    This political revolution began with the Declaration of Independence in 1776 where American colonists sought to balance the power between government and the people and protect the rights of citizens in a democracy.
  2. b
    A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically (page 193 of your textbook)
  3. c
    many territories and peoples controlled by one government
  4. d
    A political ideology that emphasizes the civil rights of citizens, representative government, and the protection of private property. This ideology, derived from the Enlightenment, was especially popular among the property-owning middle classes.
  5. e
    a member of a Christian church founded on the principles of the Reformation; e.g. Presbyterian, Lutheran, Baptist, etc.

5 Multiple choice questions

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

  2. 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

  3. belief that a rulers authority comes directly from god.

  4. a war between people of the same country

  5. a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; a fight for change in government

5 True/False questions

  1. 1st Amendment
    Congress can't make any law about your religion, or stop you from practicing your religion, or keep you from saying whatever you want, or publishing whatever you want (like in a newspaper or a book). And Congress can't stop you from meeting peacefully for a demonstration to ask the government to change something. What important amendment am I?


  2. Taxation without representation
    The colonists were angry because they had to pay taxes to England but they did not get to have a representative in the English Parliament.


  3. Henry VIII
    They call me a terrible and cruel King. Ok... I executed (had killed) anyone who disagreed with me (including two of my own wives!) Who am I?


  4. Baron de Montesquieu
    Wife of Louis the XVI. She cared mainly about herself. She bought herself many extravagant things while the common people were starving; executed along with her husband King Louis XVI


  5. Napoleonic Code
    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