5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- siege of vienna
- stuart dynasty
- charles I
- glorious revolution
- frederick the great
- a the soldier king, 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.
- b In this bloodless revolution, the English Parliament and William and Mary agreed to overthrow James II for the sake of Protestantism. This led to a constitutional monarchy and the drafting of the English Bill of Rights.
- c King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1625-1649). imposed arbitrary powere (coerced freedom, quartered troops) parliment refused to grant him funds, when he needed funds he called parliment back, but the put restrictions on him and gave themselves more power...His power struggles with Parliament resulted in the English Civil War (1642-1648) in which Charles was defeated. He was tried for treason and beheaded in 1649
- d In 1683 a demoralizing defeat of the Turks, which signaled the reversal of their fortunes
- e After Queen Elizabeth Tudor's death in 1603, the Stuart Line of rulers came. Started with James I, King of Scotland. (Cousin of Elizabeth.) Then came Charles I, his son. Charles II. Then James II. Then William of Orange.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Capitol city created by Peter the Great to resemble a French city. It was built on land taken from Sweeden
- privatization of communal resources, creation of labor force; land taken from peasants; sent massive amounts of people to work in the city, in factories with machines
- followed 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.
- Land is divided into strips and worked on by villagers
- jews separated as distinct group of people, religiously and legally
5 True/False questions
streltsy → Guards of the Moscow palace during the Romanov Dynasy who rulers faced the constant threat of mutany from
palace of versailles → followed 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.
dutch innovations → A machine that turns the energy released by burning fuel into motion. Thomas Newcomen built the first crude but workable steam engine in 1712. James Watt vastly improved his device in the 1760s and 1770s. Steam power was then applied to machinery. (607)
habsburg empire → a powerful family of German nobles in control of Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, parts of eastern Europe, the Austrian Empire, and the Holy Roman Empire.
meritocracy → Lords in Eastern Europe revived serfdom to combat increasing economic challenges. Lords demanded that kings and princes issue laws restricting or eliminating peasants' right of moving freely