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the preindustrial period with rates in another decade.
Gi ven these inadequacies, it is clear why the case
history use of court records is to be preferred.
(473 words) 48 4. The author suggests that, before the early 1950‘s, 6. It can be inferred from the passage that much of the most historians who studied preindustrial Europe early work by historians on the European nonelite did which of the following? of the preindustrial period might have been more (A) Failed to make distinctions among members of the illuminating if these historians had preindustrial European political and social elite. (A) used different methods of statistical analysis to (B) Used investigatory methods that were almost investigate the nonelite exclusively statistical in nature. (B) been more successful in identifying the attitudes (C) Inaccurately estimated the influence o f the of civil authorities, especially those who preindustrial European political and social elite. administered justice, toward the nonelite (D) Confined their work to a narrow range of the (C) been able to draw on more accounts, written by preindustrial European population. contemporaries of the nonelite, that described (E) Tended to rely heavily on birth, marriage, and what this nonelite thought death records. (D) relied more heavily on the personal records left
by members of the European political and 5. According to the passage, the case histories social elite who lived during the period in extracted by historians have question (A) scarcely illuminated the attitudes of the political (E) been more willing to base their research on the and social elite birth, marriage, and death records of the (B) indicated the manner in which those in power nonelite apportioned justice
(C) focused almost entirely on the thoughts and feel- 7. It can be inferred from the passage that a historian ings of different social groups toward crime and who wished to compare crime rates per thousand the law in a European city in one decade of the fifteenth (D) been considered the first kind of historical century with crime rates in another decade of that writing that utilized the records of legal courts century would probably be most aided by better (E) been based for the most part on the trial testimony information about which of the following? of police and other legal authorities (A) The causes of unrest in the city during the two
(B) The aggregate number of indictments in the
city nearest to the city under investigation
during the two decades
(C) The number of people who lived in the city
during each of the decades under investigation
(D) The mental attitudes of criminals in the city,
including their feelings about authority, during
each of the decades under investigation
(E) The possibilities for a member of the city‘s
nonelite to become a member of the political
and social elite during the two decades 49 Mycorrhizal fungi infect more plants than do any 8. Which of the following most accur...
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