Speaker A: If the rate of population growth
continues to exceed the growth in the
food supply, there will not be enough
food for all of the people.
Speaker B: There are people who are wealthy and
people who are poor. This is just how
Speaker C: History is the story of class struggle.
Eventually, the working class will rise up
and revolt against the wealthy.
Speaker D: The government should do what is best
for most of its people.
Which speaker best represents the views of Karl
To which situation are these speakers most likely
(1) growth of Zionism
(2) rise of industrialization
(3) division of Africa
(4) formation of military alliances
Speaker B: Homelessness and crime continue to
increase in New Delhi.
Speaker C: New Delhi offers many employment
One way in which these speakers are similar is
that all are expressing their opinions about
(1) rural poverty
(2) urban issues
The expeditions he has
sponsored will increase Portugal’s trade
with the East and make us wealthy.
Speaker B: My people lost their land and were
forced to work in the mines and fields.
They received little economic benefit.
Speaker C: My queen has chartered joint-stock
companies to control trade with our
Speaker D: My people were enslaved and have
endured unspeakable hardships. Many
died during the Middle Passage.
Which two speakers would most likely support
(1) A and B
(2) A and C
(3) B and D
(4) C and D
Speaker A: Although I spread serfdom in my
country, I tried to modernize our society
by incorporating western technology.
Speaker B: I promoted culture with my support of
the arts. Unfortunately, I drained my
country’s treasury by building my palace
at Versailles and involving my country in
Speaker C: I gained much wealth from my overseas
empire in the Americas. I waged war
against the Protestants and lost.
Speaker D: I inherited the throne and imprisoned
my foes without a trial. I dissolved
Parliament because I did not want to
consult with them when I increased
Which speaker represents the view of King Louis
XIV of France?
Which nation was most likely governed by
Which type of government is most closely
associated with all these speakers?
(1) limited monarchy
(2) absolute monarchy
(3) direct democracy
(4) constitutional democracy
Speaker A: Government should not interfere in
relations between workers and business
Speaker B: The workers will rise up and overthrow
the privileged class.
Speaker C: Private property will cease to exist. The
people will own the means of production.
Speaker D: A favorable balance of trade should be
maintained by the use of tariffs.
Which two speakers represent Karl Marx’s ideas
(2) B and C
(3) B and D
(4) C and D
Which speaker is referring to laissez-faire
often children, lost fingers, limbs, and
even their lives.
Statement B: Government should not interfere in
business. To do so would disrupt the
balance of supply and demand.
Statement C: Government has a duty to interfere in
order to best provide its people with a
happy and safe life.
Statement D: Advances in agricultural techniques
and practices resulted in an increased
supply of food and raw materials,
causing a movement of the farmers
from the countryside to the city.
All of these statements describe events or
viewpoints that relate to the
(1) Protestant Reformation
(2) Commercial Revolution
(3) Industrial Revolution
(4) Berlin Conference
Speaker B: “If government fails to fulfill the end for
which it was established—the
preservation of the individual’s right to
life, liberty, and property—the people
have a right to dissolve the
Speaker C: “But what if the compact between the
ruler and ruled is violated by the ruler?
He thus becomes a tyrant, a criminal
who forfeits his rights to the obedience
of his subjects, who may now exercise
their right to rebel and form a new
Speaker D: “The ruling authority in the state, the
sovereign, must have supreme power,
or society will collapse and the anarchy
of the state of nature will return.”
Which two speakers would support absolutism?
(1) A and D
(3) C and D
(4) A and B