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  1. Peace of Paris
  2. monopoly
  3. balance of power
  4. Treaty of Nijmengen
  5. Paracelsus
  1. a • Distribution of power among nations in an alliance
    • Was meant so that one nation could not dominate the others
  2. b • Ended mercantile wars between France and an alliance of Brandenburg, the Holy Roman Empire, Spain, and the Netherlands
    • Signed in 1678
  3. c • When one company controls most or all of the trade in a good
    • Good for mercantilism
    • Often supported by governments Ex. Dutch East India Company
    • Ex. Hanseatic League
  4. d • France gave Britain Canada for return of west Indian islands
    • Stopped France's ascendancy
    • Made in 1763
  5. e • Swiss Alchemist, 1493-1541
    • Believed matter composed of three principles; salt, sulfur, and mercury
    • Discovered disease had its own cause and cure, prescribed ingestion of distilled metals
    • Influential to new medicine ideas and chemistry

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. • Supposed Egyptian, lived during 2nd Century BC
    • Influential mystical traditions
    • Believed in universal spirit present everywhere
    • Taught high magic and alchemy
  2. • 1571-1630 German
    • Mathematician, Astronomer, Astrologer, believed Copernicus and confirmed heliocentric theory
    • Discovered that planets orbit the sun in elliptical path
    • Discovered precise mathematical relationship between speed with which a planet revolves in relation to distance from sun
  3. • Sold shares in a business to raise funds
    • Shareholders rule company, share profits
    • Was a way to found colonies in the New World
  4. • Italian, early form of checking with bills of transfer
    • Money is stored in an account
    • Got rid of need for bullion being carried
    • Easier and safer
  5. • Derived by Rene Descartes
    • Rested on the dual existence of matter and mind
    • Matter was subject to the mathematical laws
    • Mind was the spirit of the creator

5 True/False Questions

  1. Treaty of Utrecht• Ended War of Spanish of Succession
    • Created quarter-century of peace in Europe
    • Resolved a number of trading issues, all favoring Britain

          

  2. Rembrandt van RiJn• More money = more power
    • Limited amount of money in the world
    • Wanted as big a 'piece of the pie' as possible
    • Colonies are solely for the mother country
    • Tariffs and taxes

          

  3. Andreas Vesalius• Belgian Doctor, 1514-1564
    • Published earliest anatomical drawings 1543
    • Blood originated in liver, passed through heart through mysterious pores (later defined as Capillaries by Marcello Malpighi)
    • Physician to Charles V

          

  4. Bank of England• Basic form of checking, replaced precious metals, uniformly accepted
    • Had the disadvantage that the account may be empty by the time the bill was cashed
    • Used in the giro banking system

          

  5. Mercantilism• More money = more power
    • Limited amount of money in the world
    • Wanted as big a 'piece of the pie' as possible
    • Colonies are solely for the mother country
    • Tariffs and taxes

          

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