5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Frederick The Great
- John Wilkes
- Maria Theresa
- a French writer who was the embodiment of 18th century Enlightenment (1694-1778). Deist. Advocated for freedom of thought.
- b opponents of mercantilism
- c English reformer who published attacks on George III and supported the rights of the American colonists (1727-1797)
- d This was the queen of Austria as a result of the Pragmatic Sanction. She limited the papacy's political influence in Austria, strengthened her central bureaucracy and cautiously reduced the power that nobles had over their serfs
- e King of Prussia (1740-1786). Successful in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) and the Seven Years' War (1756-1763), he brought Prussia great military prestige in Europe.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A peasant who led a peasant revolt against Catherine but it resulted in worse conditions for them than before
- Founded the Methodist church
- main writer of the Encyclopedia
- leader of physiocrats in France who opposed mercantilist policies-sought to reform the existing agrarian system by instituting laissez faire in agriculture
- grandson of Louis XIV and king of France from 1715 to 1774 who led France into the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1710-1774)
5 True/False Questions
Emperor Leopold → main writer of the Encyclopedia
Warren Hastings → 1732-1818, governor of Bengal 1772, Governor General of India 1773-85, expansion of British power up Ganges river
Edmund Burke → English reformer who published attacks on George III and supported the rights of the American colonists (1727-1797)
Joseph II → (r. 1780-1790) Habsburgs ruler who controlled the Cath Church closely, granted religious toleration and civic rights to Protestants and Jews, and abolished serfdom. Enlightened despot.
Turgot → main writer of the Encyclopedia