AP European History Practice Test 31

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Questions 1-5 refer to the following information.

William Hogarth, Gin Lane, 1751

1. Social reformers of the eighteenth century saw the exaggerations in Hogarth's work as reason to

2. Hogarth primarily intended for this engraving to advocate for the passage of

3. This piece of art can be best categorized as

4. Which of the following would most directly have contributed to the scene depicted in the engraving?

5. Art critics would most likely criticize Hogarth's work for all of the following reasons EXCEPT its

Questions 6-10 refer to the following information.

"Buckingham Palace, 10th May 1839.

The Queen forgot to ask Lord Melbourne if he thought there would be any harm in her writing to the Duke of Cambridge that she really was fearful of fatiguing herself, if she went out to a party at Gloucester House on Tuesday, an Ancient Concert on Wednesday, and a ball at Northumberland House on Thursday, considering how much she had to do these last four days. If she went to the Ancient Concert on Wednesday, having besides a concert of her own here on Monday, it would be four nights of fatigue, really exhausted as the Queen is.

But if Lord Melbourne thinks that as there are only to be English singers at the Ancient Concert, she ought to go, she could go there for one act; but she would much rather, if possible, get out of it, for it is a fatiguing time&….

As the negotiations with the Tories are quite at an end, and Lord Melbourne has been here, the Queen hopes Lord Melbourne will not object to dining with her on Sunday?"

The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843: A Selection from Her Majesty's Correspondence Between the Years 1837 and 1861

6. The long evenings of entertainment for Queen Victoria suggest what about the nature of the English monarchy in the nineteenth century?

7. The phrase "negotiations with the Tories" suggests that what historical transition had been made complete?

8. A similar fondness for entertainment amongst the nobility was taken to its most outrageous degree in which of the following eras and places?

9. Modern historians are noted for their tendency to portray leaders and historical figures as merely human, even flawed. What might such a historian find most notable about the queen's letter?

10. Apart from a grueling social calendar, which of the following most challenged Queen Victoria during her reign from 1837 to 1901?