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World History Unit 6
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holy roman empire
The Peace of Westphalia recognized the independence of the territories of the __________.
edict of nantes
The _________ provided religious freedom to the Huguenots in France
______________ War took place in what is now Germany.
The ______________ were a militant band of Roman Catholic priests.
During the Ottoman Empire, the _____________________ had the same authority as an absolute ruler in Europe.
In 1588, which Queen of England defeated Spain's attempt to invade the Spanish Armada?
King Philip established the Holy League to resist the advance of the ______________ Turks into Europe.
Peter I of Russia wanted to make his country more like ________.
During the reign of absolutism in France, which religious group was persecuted severely?
The ______________ was built by King Philip for the purpose of attacking England.
William of Orange was a _____________ leader who overthrew Spanish control.
___________ is a term for government official.
What was the purpose of the Catholic League?
ivan the terrible
___________ was named the first czar of Russia.
King ___________ of France called himself "The Sun King."
Prussia became a powerful European country because of its _______.
After the fall of the Byzantine Empire, the Russians considered their country the "Third ___________."
gaspard de coligny
__________________ was the leader of the Huguenots.
The ______________ were French Protestants who followed the teachings of John Calvin.
His discoveries led many scientists and philosophers to conclude that the universe functioned like a machine.
The belief known as the "divine right of kings" asserts that the king is accountable only to ___________.
___________________ became King of England after Queen Elizabeth died.
Asserted that the human mind at birth was a "blank tablet."
Before the mathematical calculations of Johann Kepler, astronomers assumed that the planets orbited the Sun in a ______________________.
______________ was condemned a traitor by member of the English Parliament and executed.
William, prince of orange
In 1689, the Glorious Revolution placed ________________ on the throne of England.
______________________ believed that the European mind had been darkened by the teachings of Christianity.
The _______________________ helped scientists to study the world of Bacteria.
__________ was a French philosopher who was influential to politics.
During the Restoration, Charles II was placed on the throne of ____________.
The ____________________ numerals were significant to the Scientific Revolution.
_____________ was an early English scientist who emphasized the collection of empirical evidence.
_______________________ believed that the principles of the Enlightenment could bring about a perfect society.
A belief that God exists but not in man's every day life is called ________.
In the __________________, the Earth is the center of the universe.
Advances in what area were essential to the Scientific Revolution?
Rene Descartes was a _______________ philosopher who distrusted senses and put great faith in the ability to reason.
________________ believed that reason and emotion were the key to a perfect society.
____________ was named Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England.
Wanted to preserve rights and freedoms
Why did the Americans want independence from British rule?
___________________ was appointed to lead the American army during the War for Independence.
bill of rights
The __________________ proclaims the right of the U.S. citizen to freedom of religion, speech, and to keep weapons.
He said of himself, "I am Revolution!"
During Napoleon's conquest of Europe, the principles of the Enlightenment were __________.
______________ was a musical composer from Germany.
The _____________________ established the National Assembly of France.
Napoleon invaded Russia because it refused to abide by the ____________.
King _____ had the Bible translated to English.
After the War for Independence, the thirteen colonies formed a ___________.
declaration of the rights of man and citizen
The ___________________ proclaimed the rights of citizens in the French Republic.
The ___________ provoked the "Sans-Culottes" to riot during the French Revolution.
In 1804, Napoleon was crowned _____________ of France.
In what style of art could Rembrandt's work be categorized?
The _____________ was a contract made between the Pilgrims, establishing the government of their colony.
After the National Convention proclaimed France a republic, Louis XVI was ______.
___________________ was the most famous playwright and poet of the sixteenth and seventeenth century.
This person wrote a musical composition based on Jesus Christ.
The _______________ governed the French Republic after the National Convention.