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History Exercises on the Inconfidência Mineira - with feedback

Last updated:2022-07-25
Question 01 - UFPR 2008 - “Unbalanced hero, champion of freedom, loudmouth, brave, reckless, scapegoat, patron of the Republic [...]. The views on Tiradentes are as varied as the views on the Inconfidência Mineira, in particular, and on Brazil's own past.”
(Dossiê Tiradentes in Berlinda. In:Revista de História da Biblioteca Nacional. Rio de Janeiro:National Library, Year 2, No. 19, Apr. 2007, p. 17.) Based on the text and knowledge about the episode of Inconfidência Mineira, consider the following statements:
1. The Inconfidência Mineira had its theoretical influence limited to the Enlightenment ideals advocated by the French Revolution, despite the social diversity observed among the conspirators. 2. The conversion of Tiradentes into a national hero was widely used by sectors on the left and right of the Brazilian political scene, which points to the discussion about the social role of the construction and appropriation of myths. 3. When examining the Brazilian colonial period, it is worth remembering that, in addition to the Inconfidência Mineira of 1789, Minas Gerais was the scene of several other riots and conspiracies. 4. The unfavorable outcome for the conspirators can be attributed to two central factors:the withdrawal of the Portuguese government from charging the surcharge and the denunciation of the conspiracy to the authorities of the time. Tick ​​the correct alternative. a) Only statements 1 and 2 are true. b) Only statements 1 and 4 are true. c) Only statements 2 and 3 are true. d) Only statements 1, 3 and 4 are true. e) Only statements 2, 3 and 4 are true.

Question 02 - FATEC - 2018 - In the 1780s, in the captaincy of Minas Gerais, one of the first emancipatory movements in colonial Brazil took place. Known as Inconfidência Mineira, this movement was mainly provoked
a) by the policy of encouraging economic development in the South of the country; by the enactment of the land law and the prohibition of the importation of African slaves.
b) by the policy of exemption from import taxes on Argentine meat; the Dutch presence in Recife and the influence of US imperialist ideas.
c) the increase in taxes on the importation of prestigious goods; for the arrival of the Portuguese royal family in the city of Rio de Janeiro and for the forgiveness of the nobility's debts.
d) for the collection of fifths and the constant threat of the spill; by the increase in the cost of living, by the closure of local manufactures and by the influence of Enlightenment ideas.
e) by the end of the colonial pact; for the closing of the universities of Rio de Janeiro and Salvador and for the abolition of slavery in the national territory.

Question 03 - Mackenzie 2017/Morning - The Inconfidência Mineira potentially represented one of the greatest threats of subversion of the colonial order. The fact that it took place in the Minas area, an area in which permanent surveillance and repression of the population were the main tasks of public authorities, indicates a high degree of awareness of the capacity to liberate from metropolitan domination.
(Resende, Maria Eugênia Lage de. A Inconfidência Mineira. São Paulo:Global, 1988) According to the text above, tick the correct statement. a) The opulence of mining production reached its apogee in the second half of the 18th century, increasing the greed of the metropolis Portuguese, who believed that the miners were evading taxes and began to use violence to collect them.
b) The settlers' discontent increased according to the price of imported goods, since manufactures in the Colony were prohibited. In addition, newspapers that circulated in the region warned the population about corruption in high colonial administrative positions.
c) Suffering violent oppression, the Minas ruling class became aware of the contradictions between its interests and those of the metropolis. Influenced by Enlightenment thinking and on the verge of charging for the spill in Vila Rica, in 1789, it prepared an insurrection.
d) Counting on the adhesion and effective support of several parts of the Minas Gerais population, the insurgents demanded a republican government inspired by the ideas present in the US Constitution, but they were betrayed by one of the participants in exchange for the forgiveness of their personal debts.
e) Even without actually having occurred, the Inconfidência Mineira, the support received from the revolted population and influenced by the Enlightenment ideals , demonstrated the maturity of the process for the country's independence. Such engagement will be present during all the struggles for our emancipation.

Question 04 - Unified Entrance Exam IFTO - 2019/1 - The Inconfidência Mineira or Conjuração Mineira was a movement that took place in the State of Minas Gerais. The nature of this movement was separatist, against the execution of the spill and Portuguese rule. This was one of the most important social movements in Brazilian history. Regarding the philosophical and ideological influences of the Inconfidência Mineira, it is correct to state that:
a) Renaissance ideas deeply influenced the Inconfidentes, especially due to the transition from medieval values ​​and traditions to a new world whose ideals of the nascent bourgeoisie came to predominate .
b) Marxism was the main influence for the inconfidentes. This is an ideology that aims to achieve communism in stages, socialism being the first of them. Marxism is a set of philosophical, economic, political and social ideas, which understands man as a social and historical being and has dialectical historical materialism as its method.
c) The inconfidentes were deeply influenced by the Enlightenment ideals, mainly due to the reforms carried out by the Marquis of Pombal in Portugal, the independence of the United States, liberal thinking and anti-absolutism.
d) The Congress of Vienna disseminated ideals that had a profound impact on Europe and exerted a strong influence on the inconfidentes, for cause major political and economic changes throughout the continent.
e) The independence campaigns of the Latin American colonies and nationalism were the ideological origins for the Inconfidência.

Question 05 - GROW - 2018 - São Domingos do Azeitão City Hall - MA - History Teacher -
In the 18th century, separatist rebellions in colonial Brazil thought of a new way to organize themselves for the definitive banishment of Lusitanian authority. This separatist uprising was called:
(A) Beckman's Revolt.
(B) War of the Emboabas.
(C) Inconfidência Mineira.
(D) War of the Peddlers.
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Question 06 - Unilavras - 2018 - Municipality of Bom Despacho - MG - Municipal Public Manager - History -
Among the revolts that took place during the Brazilian colonial period, to a greater or lesser extent, some of them had the involvement of sectors of the population. However, it is known that many of them were configured as revolts organized by the elites, not reaching significant popular support. From the list below, indicate the revolt marked by the notorious lack of popular participation.
A) Pernambuco Revolution of 1817.
B) Felipe do Santos's Revolt of 1720.
C) Inconfidência Mineira of 1789.
D) Bahia Conjuration of 1798.

Question 07 - UVA 2012.2 - CG - The nativist rebellions were provoked by measures that harmed the population, such as high taxes, royal orders or commercial privileges and were not intended to end up with Portugal's dominion over Brazil. mark it.
A. Beckman Revolt, in Maranhão.
B. War of the Emboabas, in Minas Gerais.
C. Inconfidência Mineira, in Minas Gerais.
D. War of the Peddlers, in Pernambuco.

Question 08 - FUVEST 2013 - Transfer – Look at the picture.
In view of the treatment given to the theme and the style of the work, it can be concluded that the table above was painted in the context
a) of the affirmation of the republican regime in Brazil.
b) of the Inconfidência Mineira.
c) of the Independence of Brazil.
d) of the destruction of the traditional myths of Brazilian nationality.
e) Modernism.

Question 09 - EsFCEx - 2009 - A climate of tension and revolt took hold of the highest strata of society when the governor of the captaincy, the Viscount of Barbacena, announced that there would be a new spill. That is, there would be a new forced collection of back taxes. The facts of the above statement apply to the movement that reached Brazil during the 18th century and which was called:
(A) Vila Rica Revolt.
(B) Guerra dos Emboabas.
(C) ) Cisplatin War.
(D) Mining Inconfidence.

Question 10 - CFTCE 2004 - "The growing lack of economic alternatives eventually led the elite to consider the idea of ​​a revolutionary movement. In 1788, rumors of a spill produced the missing element for the decision. The members of the elite became conspirators. , drew up a plan to trigger an independence movement. The revolt was supposed to coincide with the spill imposed by the hated governor. (...) But, before the appointed day, one of the conspirators, Joaquim Silvério dos Reis, betrayed his friends, allowing the government reaction."
(CALDEIRA, Jorge. "Journey through the History of Brazil". São Paulo:Companhia das Letras, 1997. P. 112).
The text refers to:
a) the Acclamation of Amador Bueno
b) the Cabanagem
c) the Quilombo de Palmares
d) the Inconfidência Mineira
>e) to the Baiana Conjuration

Question 11 - Mackenzie 2019/2 -
"The rest of the golden mines emporium
For me it will speak:when the finest
Tears are shed in the tax
Calls the displeasure of a decadent country. "
> (Cláudio Manoel da Costa)
The intellectual and lawyer, author of the above poem, was one of the members of the most important Brazilian colonial revolt, known as Inconfidência Mineira. About this movement we can say that
a) it was nativist in nature and influenced by the Enlightenment discourses. It sought the proclamation of the republic, which would have Ouro Preto as its capital, as well as the forgiveness of all debts to the Royal Treasury.
b) it manifested itself against the rigors of the metropolitan fiscal policy on the Captaincy of Mines, exercised through the Casa de Contratación , and was inspired by French revolutionary ideas.
c) aimed at the economic and political independence of the Colony. The uprising was triggered when it demanded the payment of back taxes by the Foundry Houses throughout the country.
d) it was of a nationalist character, aiming at the Colony's independence and the breaking of ties with the metropolis, with the free right to implant manufactures in the captaincies and foreign trade.
e) it was ideologically influenced by the Enlightenment principles, disseminated in Minas by an intellectual elite and welcomed by the local population, due to the economic crisis.

01 - E
02 - D
03 - C
04 - C
05 - C
06 - C
07 - C
08 - B
09 - B
10 - D
11 - E