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REVOLUTIONS TEST REVIEW
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Prior to 1789, French society was divided into 3 estates. The largest of these was the
Besides undergoing a financial crisis, in the period from 1785-1789, France
One result of the beginning of revolution in France was
political power shifted to the bourgeoisie
Which group lost social, economic, and political standing with the rise of Napoleon?
One reason that Napoleon needed to suppress the revolution in Haiti was that
Losing the colony would have been a huge embarassment
At the Congress of Vienna, the central objective was to
reestablish political order in europe
Many French people supported Napoleon because the believed that he would
provide stability for the nation.
Which list of European leaders is in the correct chronological order?
Historians often try to learn about a particular historical event by studying the artwork of the period.
What is the best conclusion that can be drawn from this painting?
Simon Bolivar, Jose de San Martin, and Toussaint l'Overture were important individuals in Latin American history because they were
leaders of Latin American independence
What was one major impact of the French Revolution?
Lessened the 1st and 2nd states' authority
After the defeat of Napoleon, allied leaders reacted to the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars by attempting to
Put their own leaders in power
One way in which Robespierre and Napoleon were similar was that they both
increased their power during the French
All of the following are effects of the Haitian Revolution EXCEPT
Plantation economy continued to flourish
Japan's industrialization was greatly helped by
a centralized pro business government
The following statements refer to
~abolished serfdom in 1861
~Humiliating loss in Crimean War
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of capitalism
Government ownership of industry
Mercantilism promoted the idea that national wealth was based on
a favorable balance of exports over imports
Which describes a major social effect of the Industrial Revolution in Europe?
The gap between the rich and the poor grew larger
A long term effect of the Industrial Revolution in Europe was
A general rise in the standard of living
Which statement best describes a significant contribution of James Watt?
His power source enabled mass production and distribution of goods, steam engine
Which conclusion is best supported by the information on the map?
Which geographic factor explains why the
industrial revolution began in England?
Which of the following was true of the Industrial Revolution?
Many farmers moved their families from rural to urban areas during the Industrial Revolution and began making money operating the era's new machines.
The rapid population growth experienced by Great Britain was due mainly to
By the early 18th century, which of the following was a result of the Industrial Revolution?
In comparison to other European nations in the 1790's, the aristocracy in Great Britain
The idea that government should refrain from interference of in business, except to provide private property, is known as
As in Great Britain, most nations on the continent focused their first industrial enterprises on
textiles, cotton cloth
Which of the following was true of industrial work in the first half of the 19th century?
Children worked in factories with laborious conditions and little pay
The most dramatic environmental changes brought about by the Industrial Revolution
Growth of urban populations, railroads?
How did changes in textile manufacturing help initiate the Industrial Revolution?
Machines replaced manpower
In the late 1800s, one response of British workers to unsafe working conditions was
Form labor unions
What were the three factors of production required for industrialization?
land, labor, capital
Which of the following were products of the Second Industrial revolution?
Electricity, chemicals, steel
One of the issues that led to revolution in Latin America in the early 19th century was
Colonists' home governments have too much power
In Venezuela, in 1811, a junta of creoles declared independence from Spain. Their main goal was
to expand their own privelages by eliminating spaniards from the upper levels of venezuelas govt and from the church, place a creole in power
After several attempts at achieving independence, Mexico finally became free from Spain in 1821.
The new government, under Augustin de Iturbide, was
similar to spain's government
A major factor in the expansion of industrialization was the development of
All of the following are factors stimulating industrialization EXCEPT
an organized union movement.
In the 18th century, MOST revolutionary leaders tended to be members of the
Educated middle class
The American and French Revolutions were both caused in part by
high taxation that bred discontent
Which of the following statements is true regarding the growth of nationalism in the 19th century?
War and conflict were often used as vehicles to unite the people.
The first republic to grant equality to all its citizens in the western hemisphere was