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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the Bastille a symbol of when the French stormed it in 1789?
(a) The radical element.
(b) The monarchy.
(c) The free market.
(d) The bourgeoisie.

2. Who was represented by the "Third Estate" in France?
(a) The merchants.
(b) The nobles.
(c) The common people.
(d) The bourgeoisie.

3. What does Hobsbawm say revolutionary groups had in common across Europe in 1848?
(a) They were all inspired to eliminate monarchies.
(b) They all wanted to make their revolution a permanent part of society.
(c) They saw themselves as the benefactors of the common people.
(d) They all portrayed themselves as fighting for freedom against tyranny.

4. What contrast became very clear as industrialism developed in Europe?
(a) The contrast between bourgeoisie and aristocracy.
(b) The contrast between men's and women's employments.
(c) The contrast between Eastern and Western European.
(d) The contrast between working poor and middle class.

5. What did the French monarch make a practice of in the 1780s?
(a) Ostracizing radicals and innovators.
(b) Persecuting heretics and dissenters.
(c) Selling government positions to noblemen.
(d) Placing competent men in bureaucratic positions.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Robespierre's role in the Reign of Terror?

2. What was a consequence of the emergence of a new class of people in European society?

3. The merchant class was situated between what and what, in Hobsbawm's account?

4. Where did Britain expand its relationships after the French Revolution?

5. What cause did Russia and Britain disagree over after the French Revolution?

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