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CHAPTER 21 The Revolution in Politics, 1775–1815 SELF-TEST MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS Do not assume that these questions will appear on any examination. It is recommended that you not memorize these questions, but use them only as a self - test. Answers are at the end of this book. 1. Eighteenth - century liberals stressed a. economic equality. b. equality in property holding. c. equality of opportunity. d. political equality. e. racial and sexual equality. 2. Which came first? a. Formation of the French National Assembly b. Execution of King Louis XVI c. American Bill of Rights d. Seven Years ' War e. War of Spanish Succession 3. The French Jacobins were a. aristocrats who fled France. b. monarchists. c. supporters of the Stuart ' s cause in Britain. d. priests who supported the Revolution. e. revolutionary radicals. 4. The French National Assembly was established by a. leading philosophes. b. the middle class of the Third Estate. c. King Louis XVI. d. the aristocracy. e. the sans - culottes. 5. The National Assembly did all but which of the following? a. Nationalized church land b. Issued the Declaration of the Rights of Man c. Established the metric system of weights and measures d. Brought about the Reign of Terror e. Called for fiscal reform 6. In 1789 the influential Abb é Siey6s wrote a pamphlet in which he argued that France should be ruled by the a. nobility. b. clergy. c. merchant class. d. people. e. king. 7. In 1799 Siey6s argued that authority in society should come from a. the people.
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b. the leaders of the Third Estate. c. a strong military leader. d. the Directory. e. God 8. In the first stage of the Revolution the French established a. a constitutional monarchy. b. a democracy c. an absolutist monarchy. d. a republic. e. a military dictatorship. 9. Edmund Burke ' s Reflections on the Revolution in France is a defense of a. Louis XVI b. the Catholic church. c. Robespierre and the Terror. d. the working classes of France. e. the English monarchy and aristocracy. 10. Generally, the people who did not support eighteenth - century liberalism were the a. elite. b. members of the middle class. c. peasants. d. masses. e. intellectuals. 11. Most eighteenth - century demands for liberty centered on a. the equalization of wealth. b. an end to the use of torture as a judicial instrument c. a classless society. d. better welfare systems. e. equality of opportunity. 12. Americans objected to the Stamp Act because the tax it proposed a. was exorbitant. b. was not required of people in Britain. c. would have required great expense to collect. d. was imposed without their consent. e. was earmarked for the support of unpopular policies. 13. The American Revolution a. was extremely unpopular in France. b. had very little impact on Europe.
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