HIST 122 Final Exam

HIST 122 Final Exam - HIST 122 Final Exam Question 1...

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HIST 122 Final Exam Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) Court life under Louis XIV was filled with entertainments and enjoyment of the arts. But it was also an opportunity for nobles to meet together and plot the overthrow of the king. an opportunity for individual nobles to gain favor with the king, often through intrigue and gossip, at the expense of other nobles. an opportunity for nobles to try to weaken Louis's power by distracting him with entertainments, fine food, and excess drinking. an opportunity for nobles to band together and demand concessions from Louis that would benefit the aristocracy. Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) Following the execution of Charles I on January 30, 1649, Parliament abolished the monarchy. elected Oliver Cromwell as Lord Protector. acknowledged the king's son, Charles II, as the new king. disbanded in the face of popular outcry against the execution.
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Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) Historians emphasize that what came to be called Britain's “agricultural revolution” in the 1700s cannot be attributed to the selective breeding of animals. the planting of fodder crops, such as clover and turnips, instead of field rotation. the invention of new machinery. an increase in the amount of land under cultivation. Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) After Voltaire's Letters Concerning the English Nation was published in the early 1730s, the French government ordered his arrest because the book suggested that Voltaire had acted as a spy for England during the War of Polish Succession. argued that the Anglican church––and Protestantism in general––was more clearly based on scientific principles than was Catholicism. praised the British government's toleration and flexibility as a way of condemning the French government. ridiculed Louis XV, his mistresses, and the entire French court.
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(Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) The Encyclopedia contributed to Enlightenment goals of social reform by promoting the spread of knowledge that would be used to make informed decisions about social problems. funding from its sales the charitable schools established jointly by Diderot and Voltaire. providing systematic plans for social reform that could be used by anyone who was able to read. proving that a state-run system of education could turn out scholars capable of contributing to sophisticated intellectual projects like the Encyclopedia. Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) The Enlightenment spread outward from three cities where discussion and debate of new ideas flourished among the growing middle classes; these cities were Amsterdam, Paris, and London. Paris, London, and Warsaw. London, Edinburgh, and Amsterdam.
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