Below are a number of items with which you should be familiar after reading Chapter 20. Enter your answer in the blank.
Note: You must enter NUMERIC VALUES, then click your mouse anywhere outside of the input box to check your answer.
1. Montaigne's Essays are characterized by:
1. mystical pietism
2. rationalism and materialism
3. skepticism and tolerance
4. carefully disguised atheism

2. The author of Six Books on the Commonwealth was:
1. Jean Bodin
2. Oliver Cromwell
3. Thomas Hobbes
4. the duke of Sully

3. The most radical political and economic theories in seventeenth-century England were those advance by:
1. the Puritans
2. the Presbyterians
3. the Diggers
4. the Levelers

4. The political philosopher Thomas Hobbes:
1. upheld the right of revolution
2. viewed the ideal state as a theocracy
3. stressed the inherent goodness of human nature
4. regarded the state of nature as a condition of war

5. Blaise Pascal, the author of Pensées:
1. was a French Lutheran
2. believed that faith alone could save man from his wretched state
3. upheld the supremacy of reason
4. persecuted the Huguenots

6. A common characteristic of the works of the great Elizabethan dramatists was:
1. an exuberant national pride
2. unmitigated optimism
3. glorification of royal absolutism
4. weariness and disillusionment

7. John Milton:
1. was a classical scholar who wrote a great Latin epic
2. was the author of a major poem, classical in form, Christian in content
3. protested the execution of Charles I
4. was a Puritan zealot who advocated censorship of the press

Identify the artist, author, or leader identified with the following works or phrases:
1. Massacre of the Innocents 2. Volpone
3. "Paris is worth a mass."
4. Leviathan
5. The Tempest
6. Paradise Lost
7. Petition of Right
8. Colonnade at St. Peter's Basilica
9. Dr. Faustus
Match the event in column I with the date in column II. Click the Key for the proper answer.
1. Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day
A. 1555
2. Peace of the Pyrenees
B. 1572
3. Edict of Nantes
C. 1588
4. Defeat of the Spanish Armada
D. 1598
5. Recognition of Independent Dutch Republic
E. 1609
6. Execution of Charles I
F. 1642
7. Religious Peace of Augsburg
G. 1648
8. Peace of Westphalia
H. 1649
9. English Civil War
I. 1659


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