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What was Napoleon able to accomplish during peacetime?
a) All of these are true.
b) He established a fairer tax code.
c) He set up a comprehensive system of laws.
d) He set up government-run public schools.

What was one important consequence of the Battle of Trafalgar?
a) Napoleon gave up his plans of invading Britain.
b) Napoleon became emperor.
c) Napoleon conquered Russia.
d) Portugal became part of the French Empire.

What strategy did Czar Alexander I use to defeat Napoleon in Russia?
a) scorched-earth policy
b) frontal attack
c) guns and cannons
d) endless negotiations

What issue arose after the king called for the Estates-General to meet?
a) how many votes each Estate would get
b) where to meet
c) what would be discussed
d) whether the Third Estate would be represented

What issue led to the first meeting of the Estates-General in 175 years?
a) proposed taxation of the Second Estate
b) political representation in the government
c) food shortages and riots among the peasants
d) equalizing the tax burden among the Three Estates

What does the word plebiscite mean?
a) a vote of the people
b) an agreement
c) a seizure of power
d) a public school

What happened on July 14, Bastille Day?
a) A mob stormed a prison looking for gunpowder.
b) Robespierre was executed by guillotine.
c) French women marched all the way to Versailles.
d) All of these are true.

What was one important effect resulting from the political changes made at the Congress of Vienna?
a) Nationalistic feelings grew in countries placed under foreign rule.
b) Monarchs in Austria, Russia, and Prussia agreed to share power with elected officials.
c) France managed to retain control over the Netherlands.
d) Russia and Prussia joined forces to control France.

The actions of the Congress of Vienna helped to generate an independence movement in
a) South America.
b) North America.
c) Asia.
d) Africa.

The person most responsible for the accomplishments of the Congress of Vienna was
a) Prince Klemens von Metternich of Austria.
b) Czar Alexander I of Russia.
c) Emperor Francis I of Austria.
d) King Frederick William III of Prussia.

The action of Napoleon's that caused the greatest human losses was ___
a) the invasion of Russia
b) the Battle of Trafalgar
c) the sale of the Louisiana Territory
d) the Peninsular War

The accomplishments of the Congress of Vienna included all of the following EXCEPT
a) signing the alliances that made up the Concert of Europe.
b) surrounding France with strong neighboring countries.
c) creating a balance of power among European nations.
d) reinstating the royal families dethroned by Napoleon.

In what way did the bourgeoisie differ from other members of the Third Estate?
a) They believed in Enlightenment ideals.
b) They had more political power.
c) They were poor.
d) They were fond of expensive clothing and elegant living.

How did Great Britain react to the Continental System?
a) It organized its own blockade.
b) It invaded France.
c) It negotiated a peace agreement with France.
d) It formed an alliance with Austria and Prussia.

How did Admiral Nelson defeat the French-Spanish fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar?
a) He divided the French fleet into smaller groups and then attacked them.
b) He ordered the British fleet to surround the French fleet.
c) He bombed Napoleon's fleet.
d) He pretended to retreat and then attacked them from behind.

As a result of actions taken by the Congress of Vienna, the monarchy was restored on the basis of legitimacy in
a) Spain.
b) Russia.
c) Prussia.
d) Great Britain.

During the Reign of Terror, who was safe from the guillotine?
a) no one
b) the nobility
c) known revolutionaries
d) only Maximilien Robespierre

About what percent of France's population belonged to the First and Second Estates?
a) 2
b) 10
c) 50
d) 98

About what percentage of France's population belonged to the Third Estate?
a) 98
b) 10
c) 50
d) 2

An important aspect of Napoleon's character was his unwillingness to accept defeat. What action best shows that trait?
a) He returns to France after his exile and raises another army.
b) He gives up his throne and is exiled.
c) He loses the Battle of Trafalgar to British navy.
d) He sells the Louisiana Territory to the United States.

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