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Quiz 19 :

Growing Pains: Social and Political Upheavals, 1845-1880

Quiz 19 :

Growing Pains: Social and Political Upheavals, 1845-1880

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Which of the following statements describes Disraeli's most impressive legacy?
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B

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Despite the revolution, upheaval, and turnover of governments in France in 1848, voters returned a member of a familiar family line to leadership.Whom did they elect?
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B

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What caused the Irish famine of 1846?
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C

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Besides elections for a pan-German parliament, what did the delegates meeting in Frankfurt in 1848 hope to achieve?
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What was the overall outcome of the 1848 revolutions?
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Which of the following campaign tactics did William Gladstone use to garner votes in the election for prime minister in 1879?
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Why did a French company in the 1860s construct a canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea?
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The year 1848 witnessed several revolutions, unlike any previous year in European history.Which of the following statements describes a change in communication that precipitated this series of revolutions?
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To whom did the Austrian leaders Felix von Schwarzenberg and Franz Josef appeal when faced with an independence movement in their country?
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The motivations of revolutionaries ranged from nationalist sentiments, a new self-consciousness among some social groups, and liberal political demands.What other development in this period provoked many to seek drastic changes in 1848?
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Who was the principal architect of Italian unification?
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What was one of the key reforms that the Parisian revolutionaries demanded?
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Only two of the major European powers, Great Britain and Russia, avoided major upheaval in politics in 1848 and 1849.What did Tsar Nikolai do to suppress revolt?
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What was the outcome of the Indian revolt, dubbed "the Mutiny," in 1857?
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Possibly the greatest impediment to Italian unification during the revolutions of 1848 was the
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What groups in French society mainly filled the ranks of insurgents who captured sites in central Paris and proclaimed the Second Republic?
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Although the size of the French electorate doubled under Louis-Philippe's July Monarchy, a different entity wielded the most power during his reign.Which of the following statements describes the true possessor of power at the time?
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What group in European society, outside the aristocratic class, tended to be particularly resistant to change?
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What reform did the Second Republic government in France enact?
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What was extraordinary about the second major Reform Act passed in Great Britain in 1867?
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