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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Towards an Industrial World.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where were the French forces defeated in 1815?
2. In what did England lead Europe, in Hobsbawm's account?
(a) Raw material production.
(b) Moral philosophy.
(c) Political freedoms.
(d) Per capita trade.
3. Who does Hobsbawm say rose to prominence financing the wars?
(b) The Barings and Rothschilds.
(c) The Jews.
(d) The Rockefellers.
4. What did Hobsbawm say was the new law of businesses in the late 1700s?
(a) Buy low, sell high.
(b) Buy locally, sell globally.
(c) Get big or die.
(d) Create a niche.
5. What is the paradox in France's failure to develop its industries?
(a) The aristocracy lost the land, but retained the right to what the land produced.
(b) The peasants had more autonomy as a result of land reforms, but they were not well positioned to capitalize on their land.
(c) The workers became more efficient, but the cost of living skyrocketed.
(d) The peasants gained more political power, but with so many voices, the government was paralyzed.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the Code of Napoleon?
2. What, in Hobsbawm's view, was the economic result of the French Revolution?
3. Who dominated the Orthodox Church in 1848?
4. Why didn't France invade any territories after the French Revolution?
5. Which market supplied raw materials for the cotton trade?
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