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Eighteen-year-old Rebecca was asked in a phone interview if she attends church at least twice a month. She said yes. Rebecca has not attended church twice a month in over 15 years. Why would Rebecca say she regularly attends when she does not?
Looking at the table “Size of the Aristocracy in European States in the Eighteenth Century,” which of these was true?
A) Austria had a relatively small noble population.
B) Sweden had the fewest nobles of any state.
C) Russia had...
Who wrote The Wealth of Nations?
A) Adam Smith
B) David Hume
C) John Locke
D) Thomas Hobbes
The nobility are distinguished from other social groups because of their ________.
A) hereditary titles
B) great wealth
C) landholdings
D) political power
Which of these was an important Austrian ruler and proponent of the Enlightenment?
A) Maria Theresa
B) Frederick William
C) Louis XIV
D) Catherine II
Which of these men was influential in applying the ideas of the philosophes to the American independence movement?
A) Thomas Paine
B) Samuel Adams
C) George Washington
D) the Marquis de Condorcet
What was the style of art and architecture favored by the European aristocracy in the 1700s?
A) romantic
B) neoclassical
C) baroque
D) Mannerist
The philosophes are defined as _______.
A) Enlightenment philosophers and writers
B) political philosophers
C) radical Enlightenment intellectuals
D) atheists of the Enlightenment period
What was Joseph II’s most notable Enlightened reform?
A) the abolition of judicial torture
B) a new law code
C) toleration of other religions, including the Jews
D) toleration of all other religions except Judaism
Generally, outbreaks of rural violence in western Europe before 1789________.
A) were small but commonplace and widespread
B) were isolated and local
C) would generally spread into the cities
D) included numerous large-scale...
Unlike the nobility, the aristocracy _______.
A) included those without titles
B) inherited their wealth and position
C) were leaders of their society
D) were generally wealthy
Looking at Map 19.1, “The European Enlightenment,” it is clear that _______.
A) no one country monopolized the Enlightenment
B) the Enlightenment was essentially a French phenomenon
C) the Enlightenment was strongest in eastern...
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