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Mary Wollstonecraft argued that
a) an enlightened despot was an appropriate ruler
b) reason as a method of governing corrupted
c) Enlightenment ideas should apply to women
d) Enlightenment ideas were against the nature of women

Rationalist thinkers believed in
a) the word of a rational church
b) the scientific method and logic
c) the supremacy of human emotion
d) human intuition

The British expanded into North America under the guide of
a) Sir Frances Drake
b) John Cabot
c) Sir Walter Raleigh
d) Sir John Hawkins

In a limited constitutional monarchy, the monarch had
a) equal power with Parliament
b) to consult with Parliament
c) the right to dismiss Parliament
d) no power at all

John Locke believed that
a) people gave up rights in exchange for group social order
b) people's individual rights should be protected by a government
c) nature dictated that people live without a leader
d) only times of crisis called for leadership

Charles II was like Cromwell in that he
a) maintained a strong army
b) dismissed Parliament
c) pursued overseas commercial growth
d) was able to control Ireland

Oliver Cromwell was leader of the
a) Roundheads
b) Cavaliers
c) Scottish Presbyterians
d) Parliament

The Parliament that Charles called to help put down Scottish rebellion was called the
a) Long Parliament
b) Scottish Parliament
c) Rebellious Parliament
d) King's Parliament

One of the reasons Puritans were opposed to Charles I was because
a) he tried to expel them from England
b) he fined them heavily
c) he asked them to convert
d) they thought he was too Catholic

Elizabeth's biggest domestic problem was the Puritans, who wanted to
a) reform Parliament
b) reform the Anglican Church
c) restore Catholicism
d) overthrown the monarchy

Elizabeth I faced
a) a spanish attempt to restore Catholicism to Enland
b) Spanish attempts to reform the Anglican Church
c) French attempts to gain land bordering the Atlantic
d) Russian attempts at expansion

The Pragmatic Sanction allowed
a) Maria Thersea to be elected empress
b) Maria Theresa to inherit Habsburg lands
c) Bavaria to gain independence
d) Brandenburg-Prussia to gain independence

Catherine the Great's main accomplishment was
a) westernization of the serfs
b) expansion to the Black Sea and into Asia
c) establishment of a representative government
d) an alliance with the Turks

Other countries felt that France's expansionist goals
a) gave Europe a balance of power
b) upset the balance of power
c) gave Europe an unfavorable balance of trade
d) damaged European prospects overseas

Louis XIV oversaw all of the following EXCEPT
a) exploration and colonization in North America
b) establishment of a strong monarchy
c) expansion to the Rhine River
d) colonization in the West Indies

The Thirty Years' War was
a) fought to reduce the power of the Huguenots
b) about the succession of the French throne
c) fought to reduce the power of the Holy Roman Empire
d) about the growing power of the French

Service Nobility means that
a) nobles were rewarded according to government service
b) non-nobles were rewarded with government service
c) servants of nobility could buy their freedom
d) the nobility were required to serve in the army

The First Continental Congress called for
a) the repeal of the Stamp Act
b) independence from Britain
c) Parliamentary representation
d) full rights of British citizens for the colonists

The Declaration of Independence gave
a) rights of governance to the people
b) rights of governance to a ruling party
c) more rights to colonists under British rule
d) rights to approval of taxes by the colonists

The Articles of Confederation created a
a) strong central government
b) weak central government
c) Constitutional monarchy
d) Limited Congress

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