The seven provinces that became the United Provinces of the Netherlands emerged as a nation in 1572 after revolting against this nation:
Which of the following is true of the Netherlands:
Toleration marked Dutch religious life where peoples of differing religious faiths lived together peacefully.
Which of the following aspects of the Dutch society most impressed 17th-century contemporaries:
What were the two most important models of European political development in the early modern period?
parliamentary monarchy and political absolutism
Changes in military structure and technologies:
increased the costs of warfare; government across Europe found new ways to adapt.
During the reign of James 1 the British Parliament met:
only when convened by the monarch
Charles 1 did all of the following to finance the war against Spain EXCEPT:
force Parliament to grant him funds
The Petition of Right required all of the following EXCEPT:
Parliament would meet and confer at least every six months, regardless of whether it was summoned by the monarch
Under Oliver Cromwell, England was officially:
a Puritan republic
After Cromwell died in 1658, the English were ready by 1660 to restore:
the Anglican church and the monarchy
According to advocates of the "divine rights of kings" , kings could only be judge by:
The revocation of the Edict of Nantes resulted in all of the following EXCEPT
the execution of a majority of the Protestant nobility
the chief feature of the 18th century French political life was the:
attempt of the nobility to use its authority to limit the power of the monarchy
Which of the following dynasties is correctly identified with the region it ruled?
Hohenzollern dynasty in Prussia
Under Peter the Great, Russia's boyars:
lost much of their power
Russian victory in the Great Northern War led to:
the expansion of Russian territory in the Baltic
exemplified Russia's new orientation to the West
The "Table of Ranks" published by Peter the Great in 1772, was:
a table that equated a person's social position with his rank in the bureaucracy or the military