Tipo di esercizi
Scelta multipla,
Completamento aperto,
Completamento chiuso,
Posizionamento,
Trova errore,
Vero o falso
Libro
Compact Performer Shaping Ideas
Capitolo
The Hanoverians and the Augustan Age
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George I
When George I became king, he spoke ________ English.
George I spent most of his time in Hanover, so he had to rely upon a ________.
Sir Robert Walpole, an ambitious member of the ________, became the most powerful minister in Parliament.
Walpole's ________ policy characterised one of the longest periods of a single government in English history.
Walpole opposed military taxes, promoted ________ and reduced land taxes.
Walpole was given a house in ________ Street that would become the official London residence of the British Prime Minister.
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The Augustan Age
The 18th century was called 'Augustan' because, like the period of Roman history, it was characterised by political ________.
The main features of the Augustan Age were ________, traditionalism and elegance.
During this time society was worldly, pragmatic and responsive to ________ pressure.
________ controlled elections.
Many travellers were amazed by the ________ enjoyed by the British people.
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George I's reign
This period was considered to be a ________ age.
Political debate extended to an intellectual elite, and Daniel ________, Jonathan Swift and William ________ started satirising corruption in politics and society.
Coffee ________ in town were the places where people met for social and professional reasons.
During George I's reign the latest periodicals and ________ began to circulate.
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George I's reign
Greater social mobility was one of the reasons behind the development of the new upper classes. Rich people, instead, started travelling around Britain, returning with works of art. Italian Renaissance style influenced British architecture. During this time, John and Charles Wesley founded a philosophical movement, Methodism, which stressed moral dignity and respectability, as well as carrying out social work.
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George II
The first Hanoverian king was succeeded by his ________, George II. In that period British trade was damaged by ________ pirates. ________ started negotiations with Spain, but war broke out in 1740 and Britain became involved in a European war between ________ and Prussia. Even though Walpole was forced to ________ in 1742, the Whigs kept their governing role.
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George II and the Jacobite rebellion
A: 'Bonnie Prince Charlie' led a rebellion in Scotland because he wanted to make his claim to the British throne.
B: The Jacobites supported the Stuart claims to the throne.
C: Charles was supported by some Scottish clans and by Spain.
D: The Battle of Culloden Moor saw the Jacobites' defeat.
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George II and the Seven Years' War
The Seven Years' War
A: broke out in 1746.
B: was considered as the first 'world war' because it was fought in two continents.
C: was fought by England and Prussia on one side.
D: was fought by France, Spain and Russia on one side.
E: ended in 1763.
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William Pitt's government under George II
William Pitt became Prime Minister in ________.
William Pitt was in favour of mercantilism and aimed to maintain a balance of ________ in Europe.
In 1758 William Pitt sent a military expedition to America to fight against the ________.
The British conquered ________ gaining control on Montreal and most of Canada.
The Seven Years' war also spread to ________, where the British East India Company had posts in three important cities.
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George I's reign
Tick the words and phrases related to George I's reign.
A: Downing Street
B: Anti-war government
C: Methodism
D: High military expenses
E: Pro-war government
F: Sir Robert Walpole
G: Tory government
H: India
I: Hanover
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George II's reign
Tick the words and phrases related to George II's reign.
A: Battle of Culloden Moor
B: Battle of Inverness
C: Bonnie Prince Charles
D: Jacobite government
E: Spanish pirates
F: War with Ireland
G: War of the French Succession
H: Whig government
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