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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. What was the international congress that ruled Europe called?
(a) The European Assembly.
(b) The League of Nations.
(c) The Concert of Europe.
(d) The European Convention.
2. Why does Hobsbawm say that the Industrial Revolution could only have happened in England?
(a) Because the Industrial Revolution required a cooler climate.
(b) Becaue only Britain had the commercial strength and social conditions for it.
(c) Because agriculture thrived in England's moister climate.
(d) Because the rest of the continent was consumed in war.
3. What did the French Revolution demonstrate to the rest of Europe?
(a) That power will always reside in the aristocracy's hands.
(b) That Europe was not ready for democracy yet.
(c) That people could rise up to fight for their freedom.
(d) That tyrants could use popular uprisings for their own purposes.
4. In what respect does Hobsbawm say that Britain was well-situated as industrialism expanded?
(a) Hobsbawm says that Britain was well-situated to capitalize on other nations' industrialization.
(b) Hobsbawm says that Britain was well-situated to take the role of supreme military leader.
(c) Hobsbawm says that Britain was well-situated to open new trade routes with Asia.
(d) Hobsbawm says that Britain was well-situated to adopt the new technologies and grow its economy.
5. Which industry saw special improvements and expansion in the late 1700s, according to Hobsbawm?
Short Answer Questions
1. Where were the French forces defeated in 1814?
2. What was the Code of Napoleon?
3. What pressure drove the mechanization of production in the late 1700s?
4. Which class does Hobsbawm say published and circulated native-language publications?
5. Why didn't disagreements between nations reach the level of international war?
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