Industrial Revolution, Irish Potato Famine, And The Congress Of Vienna: Question Preview (ID: 5302)

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A major goal of the Congress of Vienna was to
a) establish democratic governments in all European nations
b) maintain a balance of power in Europe
c) return Napoleon Bonaparte to power
d) create independent governments for Austria and Hungary

The main cause of the mass starvation in Ireland during the 19th century was the
a) British blockade of Irish ports
b) failure of the potato crop
c) war between Protestants and Catholics in northern Ireland
d) environmental damage caused by coal mining

The economic theory of laissez-faire capitalism proposes that
a) command economy provide the greatest opportunities
b) the nobility should have strict control over business
c) the practices of mercantilism should be expanded
d) governments should not interfere with business

The influence of geographic factors in England was most evident in the development of
a) the Anglican Church under Henry VIII
b) English literature under Elizabeth I
c) the English industrial system
d) the English constitutional monarchy

One of the main purposes of the Congress of the Vienna (1814-1815) was to
a) promote the unification of Italy
b) preserve the German territories of Otto von Bismarck
c) restore the power of the Holy Roman Empire
d) create a balance of power after the defeat of Napoleon

Hunting and gathering, subsistence agriculture, and the barter system are characteristics of a
a) market economy
b) command economy
c) traditional economy
d) mixed economy

A long-term result of the Industrial Revolution in Europe was
a) an increase in the number of small farms
b) a decline in international trade
c) a general rise in the standard of living
d) a strengthening of the economic power of the nobility

One reason Italy and Germany were not major colonial powers in the 16th and 17th centuries was that they
a) had lacked self-sufficient economies
b) lacked political unity
c) rejected the practice of imperialism
d) belonged to opposing alliances

Laissez-faire capitalism as attributed to Adam Smith called for
a) heavy taxation on manufacturers
b) strict government control of the economy
c) minimal government involvement in the economy
d) government investments in major industries

Which event had the greatest influence on the development of laissez-faire capitalism?
a) fall of the Roman Empire
b) invention of the printing press
c) Industrial Revolution
d) Green Revolution

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