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5 Matching questions

  1. junkers
  2. thomas hobbes
  3. english bill of rights
  4. james I
  5. the ancient regime
  1. a the 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
  2. b English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679)
  3. c or the Old Regime-the life and institutions of all prerevolutionary continental Europe.
    -England to Russia
  4. d Members 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.
  5. e King William and Queen Mary accepted this document in 1689. It guaranteed certain rights to English citizens and declared that elections for Parliament would happen frequently. By accepting this document, they supported a limited monarchy, a system in which they shared their power with Parliament and the people.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  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. English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
  4. 1773, tried to restore traditional system with rights for peasants
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. serfdomSections of towns and cities in which Jews were forced to live.


  2. 7 years warWar 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


  3. streltsyLords 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


  4. revocation of edict of nantesthis 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. john lockea 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


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