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  1. stuart dynasty
  2. war of austrian succession
  3. enclosure acts
  4. romanov dynasty
  5. habsburg empire
  1. a 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
  2. b 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.
  3. c Conflict caused by the rival claims for the dominions of the Habsburg family. Before the death of Charles VI, Holy Roman emperor and archduke of Austria, many of the European powers had guaranteed that Charles's daughter Maria Theresa would succeed him.
  4. d this dynasty favored the nobles, reduced military obligations, expanded the Russian empire further east, and fought several unsuccessful wars, yet they lasted from 1613 to 1917.
  5. 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

  1. or the Old Regime-the life and institutions of all prerevolutionary continental Europe.
    -England to Russia
  2. This was the war between France and Spain in order to unite the two states under one ruler, Phillip V
  3. Russia vs. Sweden. Russia had Poland, Denmark and Saxony as allies. Treaty of Nystad is where Russia gained Latvia and Estonia and thus gained its Window on the West in the Baltic Sea
  4. Guards of the Moscow palace during the Romanov Dynasy who rulers faced the constant threat of mutany from
  5. 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"

5 True/False questions

  1. siege of viennaIn 1683 a demoralizing defeat of the Turks, which signaled the reversal of their fortunes


  2. steam engineA 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)


  3. hohenzollern dynastyA Prussian dynasty that would emerge Prussia as a powerful German state bcs of land inheritance


  4. James IIThis was the Catholic king of England after Charles II that granted everyone religious freedom and even appointed Roman Catholics to positions in the army and government, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1685-1688). The last Stuart king to rule both England and Scotland, he was overthrown by his son-in-law William of Orange


  5. st. petersburgCapitol city created by Peter the Great to resemble a French city. It was built on land taken from Sweeden


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