5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- putting out system
- louis XIV
- steam engine
- treaty of utrecht
- war of spanish succession
- a king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715) "the sun king"
- b This was the war between France and Spain in order to unite the two states under one ruler, Phillip V
- c 1713, ended War of Spanish Succession between Louis XIV's France and the rest of Europe; prohibited joining of French and Spanish crowns; ended French expansionist policy; ended golden age of Spain; vastly expanded British Empire
- d system of merchant-capitalists "putting out" raw materials to cottage workers for processing and payment that was fully developed in England
- e 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)
5 Multiple choice questions
- a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
- 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
- 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
- 1773, tried to restore traditional system with rights for peasants
- In October 1685, Louis XIV, the grandson of Henry IV, renounced the Edict and declared Protestantism illegal with the Edict of Fontainebleau. This act, commonly called the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, had very damaging results for France.
5 True/False questions
dutch innovations → Sections of towns and cities in which Jews were forced to live.
frederick the great → 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.
oliver cromwell → 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
hohenzollern dynasty → Dynasty in France started by the reign of King Henry IV, powerful and EXTREMELY wealthy, rulers of this Dynasty wanted hegemony (dominant power), wanted to see shift of balance of power
charles II → 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