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  1. maria theresa
  2. hohenzollern dynasty
  3. absolutism
  4. the ancient regime
  5. boyars
  1. a A Prussian dynasty that would emerge Prussia as a powerful German state bcs of land inheritance
  2. b Russian landholding aristocrats; possessed less political power than their western European counterparts
  3. c 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 had to fight of prussia as son as she assended the throne
  4. d a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
  5. e or the Old Regime-the life and institutions of all prerevolutionary continental Europe.
    -England to Russia

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Guards of the Moscow palace during the Romanov Dynasy who rulers faced the constant threat of mutany from
  2. a Russian fleet of ships that was sent to defend Russians in the Russo-Japanese War. they traveled 18,000 miles, but many sailors died from heat on the way, and by the time they were cose, the war was over, so they go to Vladistock instead
  3. a french rebellion that was caused by Mazarin's attempt to increase royal revenue and expand state bureaucracy, caused Louis XIV to distrust the state and turn to absolutism
  4. War where Austia, Russia and others joined forces to attack Prussia (who had support of eng), who were saved by Peter III's rise to power
  5. system of merchant-capitalists "putting out" raw materials to cottage workers for processing and payment that was fully developed in England

5 True/False Questions

  1. junkersMembers of the Prussian landed aristocracy, a class formerly associated with political reaction and militarism. hohenzollerns gave them right to controll serfs if they were obedient.


  2. James IIthe first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1925 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625 tried to rule as much as possible w/o parliment


  3. meritocracythe belief that rulers should be chosen for their superior abilities and not because of their wealth or birth


  4. time of troublesfollowed death of Ivan IV without heir early in 17th century; boyars attempted to use vacuum of power to reestablish their authority; ended with selection of Michael Romanov as tsar in 1613.


  5. open field farmingLand is divided into strips and worked on by villagers


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