HIEU 202 Test 1

HIEU 202 Test 1 Liberty University

  1. According to the article by Peter Stearns called “Why Study History,” what are some of the reasons why we should study history? Give at least three reasons. Do not copy the headings in bold type. Instead, give three reasons from the article stated in your own words.
  2. In the article “Why Care About History” by Jerry Solomon, what example is used to demonstrate that the Bible contains history? Write at least one complete sentence.
  3. Before the Enlightenment the term that people in the West commonly used for their civilization was
  4. According to the article called “Western Civilization: Our Tradition,” today, virtually the only Western tradition still embraced by the political, intellectual, and economic elites of the West is that of
  5. In the lecture presentation on the modern state, which of the following was NOT given as part of the impact of the rise of the national state?
  6. Which of the following definitions is correct according to the lecture presentation on the modern state?
  7. Which of the following was NOT one of the tools used by monarchs to subject all other political authorities to their will?
  8. The reign of Louis XIV is usually seen as a model of royal absolutism because
  9. In contrast to representative bodies in other lands, the English Parliament
  10. The Holy Roman Empire failed to unify its diverse political units into a cohesive state because:
  11. The mechanical conception of nature introduced by the Scientific Revolution held that
  12. The most important thinkers associated with the Scientific Revolution
  13. The Scientific Revolution resulted in all of the following except the
  14. Kepler’s laws of planetary motion:
  15. Galileo
  16. Which of the following was NOT one of Newton’s three laws of motion?
  17. According to the article by Hummel about Isaac Newton,
  18. In the video lecture about Isaac Newton, what object was used to demonstrate Newton’s ideas about gravity?
  19. In the YouTube video about the relationship between science and religion, what word is used to describe this relationship?
  20. In the early modern period, the national state emerged into two different kinds of governing systems (“models of sovereignty”). Using the course materials, identify the two best examples of these two models and compare them using three or four points. Include at least one point of difference and at least one point of similarity. Write three full paragraphs using specific examples.

Set 2

  1. According to the article by Peter Stearns called “Why Study History,” what are some of the reasons why we should study history? Give at least three reasons. Do not copy the headings in bold type. Instead, give three reasons from the article stated in your own words.
  2. According to the article “Why Care About History” by Jerry Solomon, what were some things Jesus did during his earthly ministry that prove he took history seriously? Write one or two complete sentences.
  3. According to the article called “Western Civilization: Our Tradition,” today, virtually the only Western tradition still embraced by the political, intellectual, and economic elites of the West is that of
  4. Before the Enlightenment the term that people in the West commonly used for their civilization was
  5. According to the lecture presentation on the modern state, what was it about Prussia that made it seem like an unlikely candidate for a national state?
  6. In the lecture presentation on the modern state, which of the following was NOT given as part of the impact of the rise of the national state?
  7. Successful early modern kings subordinated religion to the needs of the state primarily by separating the two—separation of church and state.
  8. The success of Louis XIV’s absolute authority was largely due to
  9. The Stuart kings had difficulties, and two of them were overthrown because:
  10. The Holy Roman Empire failed to unify its diverse political units into a cohesive state because:
  11. Which of the following best describes the shift in worldview that resulted from the Scientific Revolution?
  12. The most important thinkers associated with the Scientific Revolution
  13. The Scientific Revolution resulted in all of the following except the
  14. Galileo
  15. The Copernican view of the universe was revolutionary in that it
  16. Which of the following was NOT one of Newton’s three laws of motion?
  17. What was truly revolutionary about Copernicus’s heliocentric theory was
  18. In the video lecture about Isaac Newton, what object was used to demonstrate Newton’s ideas about gravity?
  19. In the YouTube video about the relationship between science and religion, what word is used to describe this relationship?
  20. What were the key components of the success of absolute monarchy under Louis XIV in France? In other words, by means was absolutism successfully established under his reign? Include at least three distinct components and explain how each supported absolutism. Write at least three full paragraphs, one for each point. Write in your own words. Do not copy from another source.
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