Question 1 of 50
Which of the following is not a main cause of the French
B.Single transforming event
C.The ancient régime government
D.Public opinion Reset Selection
Question 2 of 50
Which of the following was not one of the thinkers most responsible for forging the new scientific method?
D.Locke Reset Selection
Question 3 of 50
The Enlightenment is best classified as a development that looked that the world with this perspective:
D.Revealed truth Reset Selection
Question 4 of 50
The father of modern economics is typically considered to be:
D.D’Alembert Reset Selection
Question 5 of 50
Hobbes was interested in applying this approach to social studies:
D.Scientific Method Reset Selection
Question 6 of 50
Marxism spread for various reasons. Which of the following is not one of them?
A.Dissemination of ideas to labor leaders
B.An unchanging ideology
C.Non-industrial societies with a peasant presence
D.Force through revolution Reset Selection
Question 7 of 50
After the early European encounter with the Americas, what was the leading cause of population decline and death?
D.Poverty Reset Selection
Question 8 of 50
What was considered the most important division within the Ottoman Muslim community?
A.Sunni and Shii
B.Muslim and non-Muslim
C.Christian and Muslim
D.Jew and Muslim Reset Selection
Question 9 of 50
When the Portuguese arrived in Brazil in 1500 which of the following did they find?
D.Towns Reset Selection
Question 10 of 50
What was not one of the main impacts of the Napoleonic invasion of Egypt between 1798 and 1805?
A.Destroyed Egyptian military
B.Shattered the elite class
C.Demolished property rights
D.Ended the study of Egyptian history Reset Selection
Question 11 of 50
Which individual was most known for modernizing Egypt starting in 1805?
D.Ibn Saud Reset Selection
Question 12 of 50
Social historians have explored many aspects of Ottoman society including coffee, sex, literature, religion, and entertainment. What is one of the main historical sources that are used to learn about these aspects of society?
D.Military conquests Reset Selection
Question 13 of 50
Which European nation was considered a pioneer in early contact with Black Africa?
D.France Reset Selection
Question 14 of 50
According to Dunning what was the general theme of 19th century politics to mid-century?
A.Conflict between liberalism and conservatism
B.Conflict between Tories and Whigs
C.Conflict between liberalism and democracy
D.Conflict between conservatism and equality Reset Selection
Question 15 of 50
Which of the following is not generally considered one of the causes of the American Revolution?
A.Seven Years War
C.Boston Tea Party
D.Intolerable Acts Reset Selection
Question 16 of 50
The home of the original Industrial Revolution, and the transformation from hand to machine production, was which nation?
D.Great Britain Reset Selection
Question 17 of 50
Which industry did machines of the Industrial Revolution first impact?
D.Food Reset Selection
Question 18 of 50
Isaac Newton, according to some, was the person most responsible for changing the way people think about their world. Which of the following is not associated with him?
A.Invented reflecting telescope
C.Defined the three laws of motion
D.Ignored the Bible Reset Selection
Question 19 of 50
Who is most often regarded as the person that officially launched fascism?
D.Mussolini Reset Selection
Question 20 of 50
What was the eventual impact of the Russian Revolution on China?
A.Conversion to Communism
B.Rejection of Marxism
C.Spread of Democracy
D.Denial of Leninism Reset Selection
Question 21 of 50
What was the Qing Empire’s reaction to the Anglo-French attack on Beijing in 1860?
A.Pleasure at the defeat of the invading armies
B.Fear over the barbarians from the Western Ocean
C.Agreement to a peace treaty
D.Signing of trading policy Reset Selection
Question 22 of 50
After the Portuguese arrived on the China coast, who were one of the first groups of people to follow?
D.Mercenaries Reset Selection
Question 23 of 50
Which of the following did not precede the European revolutions of 1848-1851?
B.Trade cycle downturn
D.Financial and banking panic Reset Selection
Question 24 of 50
Which United States president famously called the Soviet Union the evil empire?
D.Clinton Reset Selection
Question 25 of 50
Those who visited the 1851 International Exhibition, in which visitors left calling the nation which sponsored it the workshop of the world, was held in which city?
D.Liverpool Reset Selection
Question 26 of 50
Which of the following terms is least descriptive of the views of Rousseau?
C.Civilization is good
D.Man is born free Reset Selection
Question 27 of 50
In the late 18th century there were notable British travelers to India who left important narratives of their experiences behind. Which of the following was not among them?
D.Haafner Reset Selection
Question 28 of 50
What was the major initiating reason that led various European powers to undertake overseas voyages to Asia?
D.Slavery Reset Selection
Question 29 of 50
In the Mughal Empire, which of the following was its greatest source of architectural pride?
C.The Royal Tombs
D.Humayun in Delhi Reset Selection
Question 30 of 50
Which of the following is not associated with John Locke?
A.Two Treatises on Civil Government
C.Empirical theory of knowledge
D.Contract theory of civil government Reset Selection
Question 31 of 50
Which is not considered a cause of World War II?
B.Third Reich expansionism
C.Delayed reaction to Hitler
D.Unraveling of the WWI settlement Reset Selection
Question 32 of 50
Prior to 1960 no scholar had given a complete and systematic account of this aspect of Louis XIV’s thought:
D.Military theory Reset Selection
Question 33 of 50
Which of the following was not representative of the fighting of World War I?
C.High command intelligence
D.Futile sacrifice of life Reset Selection
Question 34 of 50
The secularizing belief that science, as opposed to theology, provides the supreme model for all reliable knowledge is known as?
D.Communism Reset Selection
Question 35 of 50
Which continent can be said to have dominated the world economy in 1890?
D.Africa Reset Selection
Question 36 of 50
The Scientific Revolution is best classified as a time in which the leading thinkers believed in:
D.Pre-modern universe Reset Selection
Question 37 of 50
Which of the following is the best perspective for understanding the Cold War?
D.Third World Reset Selection
Question 38 of 50
Which of the following wars is most necessary to understand and grasp the origins of the Cold War?
D.Vietnam War Reset Selection
Question 39 of 50
Of the various Cold War leaders in the Soviet Union, which did the most to improve relations with the United States?
D.Stalin Reset Selection
Question 40 of 50
According to David Painter, throughout the Cold War, the Soviet Union was an incomplete superpower. What was the only area in which the Soviet Union was the equal of the United States?
D.Manpower Reset Selection
Question 41 of 50
By the late 20th century which of the following was not a factor that tarnished the image of Communism?
A.Faering Soviet economy
B.Awareness of human rights
D.Military strength Reset Selection
Question 42 of 50
The start of the Agricuural Revolution is typically associated with what general year?
D.c. 1950 Reset Selection
Question 43 of 50
Which of the following was not an impact of Asian trade on Europe between 1500 and 1820?
A.Expanded European shipping
B.Good will among European companies
C.Improved social life
D.Created new fashions Reset Selection
Question 44 of 50
The Cold War dominated international relations between 1945 and 1991. Which is not associated with it?
A.US and USSR tension
B.Costly arms race
C.Conflict in the Third World
D.Unification of domestic and international politics Reset Selection
Question 45 of 50
World War II is considered a catalyst in the 20th century, and by its end, did all of the following except?
A.Accelerated the demise of Europe’s global influence
B.Brought to prominence the United States and Soviet Union
C.Continued Germany’s bid to dominate the Continent
D.Ushered in a new era with nuclear weapons Reset Selection
Question 46 of 50
Which of the following nations owned the East India Company?
D.Netherlands Reset Selection
Question 47 of 50
In mid 19th century Europe, what was the main source of weah and power of the elite?
D.Ships Reset Selection
Question 48 of 50
Which of the following revolutions did the most to universalize natural rights to its fulfillment by actualizing freedom and overthrowing slavery?
D.Agricuural Revolution Reset Selection
Question 49 of 50
Which of the following were not one of the main gains that Europeans received from early contact with the Americas?
D.Silk Reset Selection
Question 50 of 50
The participants of the Glorious Revolution placed a greater emphasis on developing England’s Constitution than nearly any others in its history. The resu is best described as:
D.Unanimous Reset Selection