I won't lie, I'm home schooled and I don't really need help so much as I need the answers. I have the option to look up answers on subjects that don't interest me, that's the glory of home school. So please answer these for me, you have no idea how much your effort is appreciated! There are 20 questions all History related.
The most important single source of long-range commercial maritime enterprise was
The French philosopher Voltaire was attracted to Confucianism because he
A. believed it promoted universal access to education.
B. regarded it as substitute for organized religion.
C. found it full of material he could ridicule in his satirical writings.
D. felt that it pointed to an alternative to absolute monarchy
Ignatius Loyola was a
A. disillusioned monk who founded the Dominican Order.
B. priest who became a leader of the Inquisition in Spain.
C. wandering ascetic who founded the Franciscans.
D. soldier who founded the Jesuits
During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Japan was the world's leading producer of
Which of the following best explains the lack of cholera outbreaks in Japan?
A. Their use of human waste as fertilizer
B. Their culture of strict personal hygiene
C. Their tradition of tea drinking
D. Early introduction of sewage treatment plants
Which social class suffered most during the early Tokugawa period?
The economic success of the Mughals in India was dependent upon
A. the success of external markets.
B. low levels of taxation.
C. success of exporters.
D. economic success of subjects under their rule.
The most important factor in the British conquest of India during the eighteenth century was the
A. superiority of British machine guns.
B. political disunity in India.
C. willingness of the British government to pay for an invasion.
D. addiction of millions of Indians to opium.
Peter the Great's decision to move the capital of Russia to St. Petersburg reflects the shift of power in Europe to the
During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the major reason for the high death rate among Native Americans from disease was
A. lack of immunities.
For most people, the religious revival of the eighteenth century focused on
A. feelings and enthusiasm.
B. returning to organized religions that had successfully dealt with public corruption
C. a scientific and reasoned approach to faith.
D. individual study of the scriptures
Religious reform in Mongolia under Altan Khan was guided by
B. Muslim scholars.
C. Tibetan Buddhists.
D. Hindu priests.
The state that Europeans came to eye like greedy creditors around a rich man's deathbed was the _______ Empire.
What was a key discovery during the early sixteenth century that made regular trade possible across the Atlantic Ocean?
A. The Gulf Stream
B. Square sails
C. Monsoonal winds
Which of the following European land empires expanded its territory most aggressively in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries?
D. Mughal India
By 1800, the number of African slaves that had been imported to the Americas was about _______ million.
What occurred virtually every time Natives and Europeans came into contact?
A. Large successful settlements were created
B. Deadly diseases were transmitted to the Natives
C. Deadly diseases were transmitted to Europeans
D. Wars broke out
What practice was key to the success of the Mughals in ruling over India?
A. High taxation and public spending
B. Moderate taxes and public spending
C. An emphasis on peaceful relations between states
D. Low taxation and a reliance on self-initiative
Although Chinese emperors were theoretically unlimited in their authority, during the reign of the emperor Zhengde his administration
A. insisted that he go on a military campaign.
B. joined a violent rebellion against him.
C. deposed him.
D. went on strike.
What was the main motivating factor for European maritime expansion in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries?
A. To increase economic opportunity
B. To seek out new lands for increasing populations
C. To spread Christian values
D. To conquer other empires or nations and take away local control