1. Which best describes the work of Nicolaus Copernicus?

1. Which best describes the work of Nicolaus Copernicus? (Points : 3) experimenting on human bodies inventing analytic geometry developing a heliocentric theory studying prisms and the nature of light 2. Which was an accomplishment of Galileo Galilei? (Points : 3) writing the Principia Mathematica producing a precise astronomical calendar creating a powerful telescope discovering elliptical orbits 3. Which best describes the influence of Isaac Newton's theory of universal gravitation? (Points : 3) It required the creation of analytic geometry. It showed that the universe follows a set of predictable rules. It demonstrated the potential energy contained in matter. It led to new insights into the nature of light. 4. What did John Locke believe? (Points : 3) All governments should have three branches with equal power. God should not be involved in the affairs of mankind. It is the government's job to protect the natural rights of life, liberty, and property. Absolute monarchs have the right to rule through divine right. 5. Which was a belief of Voltaire? (Points : 3) The English system of government was better than the French. Huguenots should give up their protests and become Catholic. The best form of government is a republic. Life is short, nasty, and "brutish." 6. Which was influenced by Montesquieu? (Points : 3) Two Treatises of Government the theory of universal gravitation U.S. Constitution Gettysburg Address 7. Which best describes a major impact of the U.S. Constitution? (Points : 3) It promised freedom and equality to all people in the new United States. It established a government based on a document reflecting the will of the people. It established the world's first republican government. It proclaimed the United States as a country independent from Great Britain. 8. Which was a cause of the French Revolution? (Points : 3) tax burden on common people Magna Carta Stamp Act dictatorship of Napoleon Bonaparte 9. Maximilien Robespierre led France during which phase of the revolution? (Points : 3) Reign of Terror Great Fear Consulate Directory 10. Which was Napoleon's greatest achievement as leader of France? (Points : 3) Napoleonic Code sale of Louisiana Continental System Battle of Waterloo 11. Where did Napoleon suffer his most serious defeat? (Points : 3) Austria Egypt Italy Russia 12. Who led the slave rebellion in Haiti in 1791? (Points : 3) Francisco de Miranda Toussaint-Louverture Simón Bolívar José de San Martín 13. Father Hidalgo led a struggle for independence in which country? (Points : 3) Peru Mexico Colombia Argentina 14. Which is a reason democracy failed following most Latin American revolutions? (Points : 3) The people did not speak the same language. Leaders had very little experience with representative government. Spain and Portugal regained control over most of their lost territory. Latin America had no valuable natural resources. 15. During the early 1800s, people in Germany and elsewhere rose up against Napoleon and unified to defend their countries. Which best explains this? (Points : 3) a new spirit of nationalism a desire to rule France hatred for everything French fear of losing their homes and businesses 16. Which describes the primary goal of Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement? (Points : 3) restoring the monarchy defeating Napoleon's army ending Catholic dominance of Italy creating a united Italian nation 17. Which did Otto von Bismarck use to promote German unification? (Points : 3) absolute monarchy alliance with Austria democracy militarism

Asked By: oklol123 - 3/16/2011
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1. c 2. c 3. b 4. c 5. a 6. c 7. b 8. a 9. a 10. a 11. d 12. b 13. b 14. b 15. b 16. c 17. d
Answered By: Louie O - 3/16/2011
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you're from k12, aren't you? tsk, tsk. cheating is..... shameful.
Answered By: Black Cherry :] - 3/16/2011
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