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Question 1: Buildings typically had simple timber frames and box-like constructions, veneered in expensive mahogany imported from the ________.
MunicipalityColonyCityDependent territory

Question 2: An earlier phase of the style was called the ________ in Great Britain and "Louis Seize" or Louis XVI, in France.
Gothic Revival architectureEnglandRobert AdamAdam style

Question 3: ________, the late Greek Revival styleral architecture]]
Empire styleNeoclassical architectureNeo-GrecGothic Revival architecture

Question 4: In the United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States, the Empire style was adapted to local conditions and gradually acquired further expression as the ________, Greek Revival, Biedermeier style, Regency style, and late-Federal style.
Renaissance Revival architectureEgyptian Revival architectureGothic Revival architectureGreek Revival architecture

Question 5: The style was considered to have "liberated" and "enlightened" architecture just as Napoleon "liberated" the peoples of Europe with his ________.
Napoleonic codeCivil codeCommon lawCivil law (legal system)

Question 6: ________ is sometimes referred to as Stalin's Empire style.
Neo-StalinismStalinist architectureJoseph StalinStalinism

Question 7: The style corresponds to the ________ style in the German-speaking lands, Federal style in the United States and to the Regency style in Britain.
RomanticismArt NouveauHamburgBiedermeier

Question 8: Empire designs heavily influenced the American Federal style (such as the ________ building), and both were forms of propaganda through architecture.
United States CongressRussell Senate Office BuildingUnited States CapitolUnited States Senate

Question 9: France paid some of its debts to Sweden in ormolu bronzes instead of money, leading to a vogue for crystal ________ with bronze from France and crystal from Sweden.
Lead glassChandelierVictoria and Albert MuseumGlass

Question 10: The style originated in and takes its name from the period when Napoleon I ruled France, known as the ________, where it was intended to idealize Napoleon's leadership and the French state.
First French EmpireBatavian RepublicFrench DirectoryNapoleonic Wars







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