Chapter 20 APWH
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The Enlightenment was the intellectual movement in which
the methods and questions of the Scientific Revolution were applied to human society.
Which of the following would John Locke have argued?
People have the right to rebellion.
One of Rousseau's most radical ideas was that government
authority rested on the consent of the governed.
Women helped disseminate new political ideas by
All of these
The Enlightenment's intellectual ferment most deeply influenced the
The salon was
a private venue for discussing intellectual ideas.
Counter Enlightenment thinkers argued that:
change and utopianism were flawed ideals
Enlightenment reformers sought to ban numerous folk traditions like harvest festivals or religious holidays because
they were a reminder of daily drudgery.
What two related problems did the British face after defeating the French in 1763?
Limiting settlement in Amerindian lands and imposing taxes
The Proclamation of 1763 was the British attempt to
limit western expansion by colonists to land under their control.
The Proclamation of 1763 and the Quebec Act of 1774 were intended to
keep colonists from taking Amerindian land by slowing settlement.
The British angered American colonists by doing all of the following except
prohibiting publication of inflammatory political tracts.
Which 1770 event radicalized public opinion throughout the American colonies?
The "Boston Massacre"
Common Sense, the pamphlet that stirred up anti-British sentiment on the eve of the American Revolution, was written by
The British had significant allies during the American Revolution, including the
Mohawks, led by Joseph Brant.
The Constitutional Convention of 1787 is called "the Second American Revolution" because
the delegates pushed aside the announced purpose and in secret wrote a new constitution.
In the Constitution, slaves were counted as three-fifths of a person
to give southern states more representatives.
The Constitution was different from the Articles of Confederation in that it
created a two-house legislature.
Under which state constitution were women and African Americans eligible to vote until 1807?
The French Revolution
did not create an enduring form of representative democracy.
As a result of the French Revolution, King Louis XVI was
The system of social organization in France would have placed the clergy in
the first estate
In 1787, King Louis XVI called a meeting of the Estates General, the French national legislature, because
the French elite would not consent to new taxes.
The Tennis Court Oath was
the declaration by the Third Estate that they would not convene again without a constitution.
When the Parisian crowd marched to Versailles, it
demanded the return of the royal family to Paris.
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen included all of the following rights except:
freedom of religion
King Louis XVI lost his authority in France when it was taken in 1792 by which agency?
The Legislative Assembly
Robespierre was a member of which political party?
The Reign of Terror
made a new calendar without Sundays.
Napoleon won the support of the peasantry and the middle class by
rewriting French law to assert equality in law and protection of property.
After his escape from Elba, Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of
Saint Domingue was most important to France because
it generated one-third of all French foreign trade.
Who was François Dominique Toussaint L'Ouverture?
The leader of a slave revolt in Saint Domingue
Support for the Haitian revolution was found in the gens de couleur, who were
free men and women of color in Haiti
The Congress of Vienna was
a meeting of delegates from Britain, Austria, Russia, and other European countries to restore order in post-Napoleonic Europe.
In 1830, Greece won its independence from the
The revolutions of 1848 were widespread across Europe and were inspired by
the desire for democratic reforms and national self-determination.