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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the revolutions that took place in the first wave of revolutions after the French Revolution was NOT suppressed?
(a) Spain.
(b) Ireland.
(c) Turkey.
(d) Greece.

2. Where were spinning and weaving performed prior to the Industrial Revolution?
(a) In warehouses.
(b) In the market.
(c) In communal workshops.
(d) At home.

3. What does Hobsbawm say was the greatest influence on political thought in the 19th century?
(a) The French Revolution.
(b) The Industrial Revolution.
(c) The ancient Greeks.
(d) The Renaissance.

4. What group does Hobsbawm say typified the revolutionary groups that became active in 1848?
(a) The Jacobins.
(b) The Chartists.
(c) The Luddites.
(d) The Carbonari.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How much does Hobsbawm say Europeans were affected by the Napoleonic Wars?

2. How does Hobsbawm describe the agrarian workers of the world?

3. What was the Bastille a symbol of when the French stormed it in 1789?

4. What emerged in 1830, according to Hobsbawm's evaluation?

5. What was the French National Assembly modeled on?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Robespierre's influence on the French Revolution.

2. Why does Hobsbawm say that raw materials like iron and coal did not expand the same way as cotton began to expand in the 1780s?

3. What does Hobsbawm say were the monarchies' relationships with land use and the economy in 1780?

4. How did the Napoleonic Wars affect the slave trade, in Hobsbawm's account?

5. Describe the effect of the Greek revolution on Greece and the region.

6. What does Hobsbawm say is the difference between revolts and national movements?

7. How did the French Revolution proceed from 1792 to 1794?

8. In what way does Hobsbawm say that the world was both bigger and smaller in the late 1700s?

9. How does Hobsbawm say that the nationalistic ideal spread through Europe?

10. How does Hobsbawm say the population was distributed in the 1780s?

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