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5 Matching Questions
- pragmatic sanction
- glorious revolution
- great northern war
- a 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
- b 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
- c 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.
- d Russian landholding aristocrats; possessed less political power than their western European counterparts
- e This was the act passed by Charles VI that stated that Hapsburg possessions were never to be divided, in order to allow his daughter to be ruler (challenged by frederick the great)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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
- This treaty ended the Seven Years War
- A large royal residence built in the seventeenth century by King Louis XIV of France, near Paris. The palace, with its lavishgardens and fountains, is a spectacular example of French classical architecture. The Hall of Mirrors is particularly well known. The peace treaty that formally ended World War I was negotiated and signed here as well.
- 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.
- 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
siege of vienna → In 1683 a demoralizing defeat of the Turks, which signaled the reversal of their fortunes
war of austrian succession → This was the war between France and Spain in order to unite the two states under one ruler, Phillip V
junkers → Russian landholding aristocrats; possessed less political power than their western European counterparts
seizure of silesia → In 1683 a demoralizing defeat of the Turks, which signaled the reversal of their fortunes
streltsy → Guards of the Moscow palace during the Romanov Dynasy who rulers faced the constant threat of mutany from