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5 Matching questions

  1. Cardinal Richelieu
  2. Louis XIII
  3. Cardinal Mazarin
  4. Ivan III
  5. Fronde
  1. a the king influenced by Richelieu to exult the French monarchy as the embodiment of the French state
  2. b the series of civil wars in France by nobles against Louis XIV's and Mazarin's authority... they were unable to overthrow Mazarin
  3. c the grand duke of Muscovy whose victories against the Tartars laid the basis for Russian unity
  4. d the successor of Cardinal Richelieu... his bad attempts to increase royal revenue and the state lead to the Fronde
  5. e the man who influenced the power of King Louis XIII the most and tried to make France an absolute monarchy... he believed in the idea of raison d' etat

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an elaborate an extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century... misshapen pearl
  2. the king who had the longest reign in French history... he was characterized by a magnificent court and the expansion of French influence in Europe
  3. This was the treaty that ended the War of the Spanish Succession
  4. the war between France and Spain in order to unite the two states under one ruler... Phillip V
  5. the book written by Locke that said that government is created to protect life, liberty, and property

5 True/False questions

  1. Frederick Williamthe economic system of trading nations... belief that a nation's power was directly related to its wealth


  2. Tsara Russian emperor


  3. Raison d' Etatthe political theory articulated by French statesmen Richelieu that holds that the interests and needs of the state may take precedence over traditional moral and international law


  4. Boyarsa term for Russian nobility


  5. States Generalthe legislative assembly of the Netherlands