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by the end of the cocolonial period what did each of the colonies have? a representative assembly with control of finance
what was a basic cause of the Age of Exploration and Colonization? Growing demand in Europe for the goods of the east
in the thirteen American colonies what was the major economic policy? mercantile capitalism
what were the Europeans who explored the world during the 1400s and 1500s mainly motivated by? wealth religion and glory
what did the Portuguese do in Africa? set up trading stations, bought gold, ivory and peppers,instituted over slave trading
which of the following was most influential in bringing the largest number of Europeans to the English colonies? The indentured servant system
During the 1600s and 1700s, what was the basic purpose of the mercantile system? Increase the wealth and power of the Mother Country.
Which was the most immediate cause of the rise of nation states in Western Europe? Development of middle class
What is the "unchallenged rule of a king or queen" an example of? Absolute Monarchy
What was the document signed by King John of England which said the leader of a nation is not above the law? Magna Carta
What does autocracy mean? One person forms a gov and has complete control
In 1690, English philosopher, John Locke, wrote that government should exist only with the consent of the governed. Why was this considered a revolutionary idea? People were thought to be in capable of self gov.
Of the items listed below, which is NOT a reason why the French middle class was discontented with the Old Regime? A lack of prosperity
Which statement about the United States Constitution is true? It included ideas that were borrowed from European sources
Which group expressed the most organized opposition to the Scientific Method during the 16th and 17th centuries? Clergy
Where did the rise of democratic movements in Europe mainly originate? Desire of the majority to share in the privilege and responsibilities to the few.
What generalization best supports the idea of the beginning of revolutions after a study of the causes of the American Revolution of 1776, the French Revolution of 1789, and the Russian Revolution of 1917? Those in power are resistant to change
What was one of the major reasons for the Industrial Revolution beginning in Great Britain? An ample supply of human and natural resources
Which of the items below was true of the colonization of the workers during the early Industrial Revolution? Wages, hours, and working conditions were poor
What products would an undeveloped country usually export? lumber farm products, and minerals
At various times throughout history, what has been the purpose of exploiting recial and religious prejudices? reinforcing nationalistic sentiments
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