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Galileo Galilei was best known for his achievements in which area of science?
a) Medical Science
b) Astronomy
c) physics
d) mathematics

Which of the following is NOT an idea that the enlightened thinkers would have supported?
a) Increased attention toward scientific study
b) increase in power to the clergy
c) giving power to the people (democracy)
d) abolition of slavery

Which of the following was one of the ideas promoted by John Locke?
a) People are born a blank slate
b) People are naturally born good natured
c) The government should be divided into 3 parts
d) Monarchy should be supported at all costs

This enlightened thinker thought it would be a good idea to divide the government into three branches
a) Montesquie
b) Locke
c) Newton
d) Rousseau

The three branches of government in the United States are
a) appeal, jurisdiction, local
b) international, state, local
c) National, state, local
d) legislative, executive, judicial

Which of the following is NOT a cause of the French Revolution?
a) Debt from the French and Indian War
b) Hunger and Poverty
c) Spread of enlightened ideas
d) Renewed trade with China

Which of the following is NOT an effect of the Industrial Revolution
a) The creation of interchangable parts
b) The migration of people from the urban to more rural areas
c) An increase in production
d) None of these

Toussaint Louverture was:
a) The name of the King overthrown in the French Revolution
b) The inventor of interchangeable parts
c) The leader of the Haitian Revolution
d) The originator of the social contract theory

The Geocentric model of the universe suggested that:
a) that the sun was at the center of the universe
b) The Earth was at the center of the universe
c) that mars was at the center of the universe
d) that the earth was flat

A constitutional monarchy is:
a) A government in which military forces hold all of the power
b) A government in which an elected representative and the King and Queen share power
c) A government in which the king has all the power
d) A government in which the people vote directly on all laws

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness...This is a quote from which document?
a) Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
b) The United States Constitution
c) The Declaration of Independence
d) A Vindication of the Rights of Women

The primary reason for the American Revolution was
a) Colonists were being taxed and yet were not represented by the Parliament in England
b) Sympathies with the French following the French and Indian wars
c) The Boston Tea party
d) Colonists were against monarchy

The division of labor could be best defined as:
a) The punishment that was meant to replace executions during the Enlightenment
b) A set of laws created during the French Revolution
c) The dividing of larger tasks into smaller tasks done by many people
d) A government organization that was created to manage and regulate that pay of workers in colonial America

This early scientist developed both the laws of motion and calculus
a) Newton
b) Spinoza
c) Sir Francis Bacon
d) Galileo

Mercantilism is best defined as:
a) an economic system in which the government is involved in the economy in order to distribute wealth more evenly
b) an economic system in which nations create wealth through trading more exports than imports
c) an economic system in which nations create wealth through trading more imports than exports
d) an economic system in which anyone can buy or sell from anyone

Which of the following is NOT an effect of the French Revolution?
a) End of dictatorships in France
b) abolition of slavery
c) increased secularization of society
d) execution of the monarchy

Which of the following is not a major event leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776?
a) The French and Indian War
b) The Sugar Act
c) Thomas Paine writes Common Sense
d) The storming of the Bastille

Which of the founding fathers is credited with writing the Declaration of Independence?
a) George Washington
b) Thomas Paine
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) John Adams

The ever increasing variety of goods due to increased production during the industrial revolution is a sign of:
a) Consumerism
b) communism
c) the division of labor
d) political subversion

Limited government or Locke's social contract theory states that
a) peoples rights are handed don to them by the government
b) Might makes right and the King has all of the power to govern how he pleases
c) People's rights are natural and are given to them by God; the government can only do what the people have given it permission
d) government has the power to whatever it wants

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