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Honors Western Civilizations In-Class Questions
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Henry Tudor's marriage to who brought an end to the War of Roses?
Elizabeth of York
Who is the author and political satirist of Utopia?
Sir Thomas Moore
What is the document that made it legal to kill Martin Luther?
Edit of Worms
What astronomical model says that the sun is the center of the universe?
Who is the Renaissance scientist that perfected the telescope?
Elizabeth I's victory over what monarch made her legendary?
Who is the author of the 95 Theses?
Who is the explorer for which the Americas were named?
Who is the Renaissance scientist that introduced the law of universal gravitation?
What was the route in which slaves were taken from Africa to the Americas?
The Middle Passage
What is the belief that God himself has made someone king or queen?
What was the peaceful exchange of power to William and Mary Stewart?
The Glorious/Bloodless Revolution
Who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and claim land in North America for England?
Sir Walter Raleigh
Who is the king with many wives who split from the Catholic Church?
Who is the angry daughter of Henry VIII who killed many Protestants?
Bloody Mary I
Who is the woman who finally have Henry VIII an heir?
Who was England's virgin queen?
Heliocentrism was introduced by who?
Martin Luther protested the building of what by selling what by who?
St. Peter's Basilica, indulgences, Pope Leo X
Which of the philosophers said that man is essentially evil and without a monarch there is chaos?
Who was the father of capitalism?
Who has big wigs and a bigger attitude?
Who was the monarch beheaded by a guillotine?
What is the group of French legislators that met on a tennis court?
Which philosopher wrote about every man's right to life, liberty, and property?
What is the war that led to the Revolutionary War?
French and Indian War/Seven Years War
What is the document that officially broke colonies from England?
Declaration of Independence
France, Britain, and Russia made up what in WWI?
The Allied Powers
Who was the founder of fascism in Italy?
Who was French, little in stature, but great in spirit?
Who was a very scary Frenchman who Reign of Terror resulted in many guillotine deaths?
Who was the founder of the German National Socialist Party?
Who is the author of the Communist Manifesto?
Whose assassination inspired the start of WWI?
Who was the propaganda master of the Nazi party?
What was the battle that took place entirely in the air?
Battle of Britain
What was the invasion of Normandy by the allies?
What was the battle at which Napoleon was defeated?
Battle of Waterloo
What was the symbol of the French Revolution?
What is the nation holiday in France that takes place on July 14th?
Who was the philosopher who said 3 branches of government was supreme?
What was the document that ended WWI and started WWII?
Treaty of Versailles
What was the first city that an atomic bomb was used on?
What was the plan to move children out of England during WWII?
Operation Pied Piper
Who was the general for Japan in WWII?
Who was the assassin of Franz Ferdinand?
What was the event where 5 colonials were killed after a snowball fight?
The Boston Massacre
Who was the doomed second wife of Henry VIII and the mother of Elizabeth I?
Which country was the first to expand overseas into the new world of South and North America?
For four years, England under Oliver Cromwell became what kind of government?
common wealth (a republic without a monarch)
To raise money for England, Elizabeth I approved the unofficial use of pirate raids led by who?
Sir Francis Drake
What is a political theory that gives all power to one or more rulers?
The motto of the French Revolution came to be liberty, equality, and what?
Which French social class contained the Bourgeois?
Which philosopher wrote passionately about religious tolerance and expressed that humans should not do to others what they don't want done to them?
The Industrial Revolution began in what country?
What does the word holocaust mean?
sacrifice by fire
What were the three G's that caused imperialism?
God, glory, gold
What are the three factors of production?
land, labor, capital
The Wars of the Roses was a series of wars between the Lancaster family and what other English family?
Who was the first wife of Henry VIII?
Catherine of Aragon
What is not an aspect of a utopia?
families eat together 3 times a day
What is a major reason for Martin Luther's protest of the Catholic Church?
What does secularization mean?
One should look for nonreligious explanations.
The scientific method was created and embraced by Sir Francis Bacon and what other scientist?
What monarch was nicknamed "The Sun King" for his lavish court and symbol?
What monarch granted total religious freedom to Prussia?
Frederick the Great
What philosopher wrote that establishing a government was a social contract between the people and the government?
Who was an example of an Enlightenment English woman by knowing 6 languages, writing a textbook, etc.?
Madame du Chatelet
Britain was forced to tax their colonies more aggressively because of what war?
Seven Years War/French and Indian War
What French social class consisted of the peasants and common man?
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