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Enlightenment & Revolutions Knowledge Check

Quiz by Lauren Casteen

High School
World History
North Carolina Standard Course of Study

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High School
World History
North Carolina Standard Course of Study

WH.H.6.1
WH.H.6.2

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    Why is the Enlightenment considered a turning point in world history?
    Europeans changed their thinking about the role of government
    The Columbian Exchange occurred
    The factory system was used to mass-produce goods
    Martin Luther broke away from the Catholic Church
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  • Q2
    Immanuel Kant (an Enlightenment thinker) said, “A prince ought to deem its beneath his dignity to dictate anything to his subjects in religious matters, but to leave them complete freedom.” Based on this quote, which Enlightenment idea would Kant support?
    Religious education in school
    Freedom of speech
    Religious freedom
    Government control of religion
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  • Q3
    Catherine the Great of Russia was an “Enlightened Despot,” an absolute monarch who incorporates Enlightenment ideas into her ruling. Which of these actions would she most likely have taken?
    strengthening the institution of serfdom (feudalism)
    ordering the burning of books
    expanding Russian territory into Ukraine
    creating a law code that treats citizens equally
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  • Q4
    Enlightenment thinker John Locke said, "For in all the states of created beings capable of laws, where there is no law, there is no freedom." Which event was most influenced by this idea?
    the czarist movement in Russia
    the nationalist unification of Germany and Italy
    the political revolutions in America and France
    the industrial revolution in England
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  • Q5
    The French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen says, "Law is the expression of the general will. . . . It must be the same for all, whether it protects or punishes." The US Constitution expresses a similar idea by providing citizens
    a way to veto laws
    voting rights
    inalienable rights
    equality before the law
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  • Q6
    Which goal did the American and French revolutions have in common?
    To completely remove the upper class from government
    To abolish (outlaw) monarchy around the world
    To get representation in government for all citizens
    To inspire rebellions around the world
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  • Q7
    Simón Bolivar, a Venezuelan revolutionary, said "We have been harassed by a conduct which has not only deprived us of our rights but has kept us in a sort of permanent infancy with regard to public affairs. If we could at least have managed our domestic affairs and our internal administration, we could have acquainted ourselves with the processes and mechanics of public affairs." Based on this quote, was the impact of the French revolution on other revolutions?
    It inspired the attainment of economic self-sufficiency
    It presented guidelines for establishing an education system
    It helped introduce the idea of political equality
    It emphasized the need for foreign alliances
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  • Q8
    Which American political development was most influenced by the attitude toward secularism that originated during the Renaissance?
    Freedom of religion
    Freedom to protest
    Freedom of speech
    Freedom of the press
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  • Q9
    Simón Bolívar, Toussaint L’Ouverture, and José de San Martín are all associated with revolutions in
    Latin America
    Europe
    the United States
    Asia
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  • Q10
    Which idea was an important part of the ideology that drove the Haitian Revolution?
    the unjust nature of slavery
    the importance of law based on religion
    the unification of opposing cultural groups
    the elimination of private land ownership
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