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Renaissance, Reformation, Palmer Chapter 2: Section 8, Palmer Chapters 3 through 5.
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The Glorious Revolution of 1688 was significant in all of the following ways EXCEPT
It have the House of Commons veto power of the House of Lords
Who was responsible for France becoming the strongest European power in the 17th century?
William and Mary's ascension to the English throne in 1689
indicated the supremacy of the Parliament
Which of the following represented the biggest threat to Louis XIV early in his reign?
The provisions listed below pertain to which of the following laws passed by Parliament?
Prisoners must be in court during their trials
An accused person must be given a speedy trial
Just cause is necessary for continued imprisonment
Habeas Corpus Act
Reasons for Spain's economic decline in the 18th century included all of the following EXCEPT
Massive increase in population putting economic pressure on the Spanish Economy
For position in his administrations, as distinguished from his personal entourage, Louis XIV preferred:
Men whose upper-class status was recent
One enduring problem faced by every French monarch from Henry IV to Louis XIV was the need for:
Creation of various taxes to fund the needs of the monarchy and cost of running a growing government
The greatest winners of the War of the Spanish Succession were the:
British, because they received strategic territorial gains and economic advantages
What is the most significant difference between absolutism and modern totalitarianism?
Absolutist states lacked the resources of modern totalitarianism
Dutch society in the 1700s was characterized by all of the following EXCEPT
Catholic work ethic
Bishop Bossuet's doctrine of royal absolutism stated that the king
had the right to exercise total authority, but must rule justly and reasonably in accordance with the will of God
In 1660, the restoration in England restored all of the following EXCEPT
the house of Orange's return to the throne
Sir Robert Walpole is seen as the first
prime minister in British history
Which of the following statements best explains why the Dutch Republic enjoyed economic success in the early seventeenth century?
It was the center of the new modern emerging economy based on banking, trade, and the selling of stocks through stock exchanges
The principal reason why Louis XIV (1643-1713) built his palace at Versailles was to
tighten his control over the nobility
Louis XIV's wars
provided a foundation for the French revolution in the 18th century
Which of the following gained new legal privileges and increased political influence in France during the seventeenth century?
The nobility of the robe
All of the following were economic policies of Louis XIV's finance minister Jean-Baptist Colbert EXCEPT?
Raising money though increasing internal tariffs
Finance was always the weakest point of the French monarchy because the king could raise taxes without consent on all of the following groups EXCEPT
Attributes of the intendant system include all of the following EXCEPT
Used local nobles as the chief agents of administration who reported directly to the king
How did the Whigs and the Tories, the two political parties of the restoration, differ?
The tories were suspicious of the moneyed interest of London
THe growing impact and influence of Western Europe on the world in the mid-17th century can be described as
Basically, the aim of statement pursuing the balance of power in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries was to
preserve their independence of action by allying against any state threatening to dominate Europe
Colbert's Five Great Farms was
a large tariff union in central France
The revolt against France's increasingly centralized monarchy in 1648-1652 is generally known as
Louis XIV revoked the Edict of Nantes because
he thought unity was necessary for the monarchy's strength and dignity
The height of France's mercantilist system under XIV was overseen by
Which of the following is true of Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642)
He used the intendant method of local government to strengthen the monarchy
Colbert's conic policies rain into difficulties chiefly because of the
Wars of XIV
The Dutch Republic rose to prominence in the seventeenth century because of which of the following factors?
Its shipping and commerce
William of Orange was a significant political figure in the late sixteenth century because he
led the Dutch Revolt against the armies of Philip II
Attributes of the Second Dutch war of 1672 to 1678 between France and the Netherlands included all of the following EXCEPT
In response to the League of Augsburg is formed to counter Louis
Colbert supported all of the following economic measures EXCEPT
promoting free trade with foreign countries
The first war that could be called a world war since it was linked to global competition for colonies and trade was the
war of the Spanish Succession
The Treaty of Utrecht included all of the following EXCEPT
Gave the Netherlands all of Spain's Asian territories
The asiento, acquired in the 1713-1714 peace settlement, was far more valuable to Britain than many of its territorial gains. The asient
opened up an era of British illicit trade in nonhuman cargoes in Spanish America
In the seventeenth century, the Dtuch excelled at all of the following EXCEPT
During the right of Louis XIV, the Sun King, all of the following occurred except
France conquered most of the continent of Europe
Which of the following was NOT a provision of the Declaration of Rights, 1689?
The king may maintain a standing army without the consent of Parliament
Evidence for the naval and commercial power of the Dutch can be found in all of the following EXCEPT
During three wars between 1652-1674, they were defeated by the English
Which of the following countries provided the greatest degree of religious toleration during the seventeenth century?
The Dutch Republic
Which of the following statements best explains why the Dutch Republic's economic growth developed at such a high rate in the early seventeenth century?
It had a strong middle class that ruled the republic with commerce as a priority
For Ireland, the Glorious Revolution of 1688 meant
that England's governing classes denied the rights like the rule of law and even the right of rebellion against tyranny in Ireland
Which of the following represented the biggest political threat to monarchial power in France during the seventeenth century
nobility of the sword
Which of the following early-seventeenth century rulers reorganized Sweden's government while turning it into world power?
Which of the following statements concerning the 1660 Restoration in England under Charles II is true?
Parliament was stronger in relation to the king than ever before
Louis XIV's territorial ambitions included
The Spanish Empire, the Spanish Netherlands, and Franche Comté
The Treaties of Utrecht and Rastatt of 1713 and 1714
partitioned the European territories of Spain
Dutch Baroque painter famous for painting everyday people
Which was a result of the Thirty Years' War?
Germany was economically devastated; its population decimated; and would remain fragmented until the 19th century
In England the result of the War of Roses was the
Creation of the Tudor Dynasty
Europes great economic readjustment after 1500 included
Rapi population growth and gradual rise in prices
When Henry IV remarked "Paris is well worth a Mass" he was referring to
His conversation to Catholicism to gain popular favor in Paris
In 1609 the Netherlands was partitioned. As a consequence,
The south became Catholic and the north was mostly Protestant
Which pair would have been the most awkward companions as dinner guests
Catherine de Medicis and Charles V of Austria
Which of the following statements concerning Oliver Cromwell's rule in England is true?
Strict moral laws were passed; outlawed gambling, dancing and drinking alcohol
All fo the following were part of or reflected in the Treaty of Westphalia EXCEPT
Russia acquired half of Poland
The economic policy of mercantilism favored all of the following except
the export of unprocessed raw materials
Serfdom was consolidated during the 1500s and 1600s in which of the following countries
Russia and Prussia
While all prices rose in the sixteenth century, there was a greater increase in the ----- sector
The primary goal of France in entering the Thirty Years' War was to
Reduce the power of the Hapsburgs
All of the following are associated with the commercial revolution in early modern Europe EXCEPT
An expansion of the guild system
All of the following were "new monarches" in early modern Europe EXCEPT
Which of the following was an important tool in helping the English monarchy increase its power during the late fifteenth century?
The Star Chamber
The quotation above written in the sixteenth century is most likely attributed to
Bartholomew de las Casas
The French monarchy under Francis I gained in 1516 the right to appoint its own bishops and exercise greater control over the Catholic church in France as a result of the
Concordat of Bologna
Which of the following pairs can be considered politiques for their ability and willingness to compromise in order to further their political goals
Elizabeth I of England and Henry IV of France
All of the following statements are true about the "new monarchies" of the late fifteenth century except
They used the older precedent of common law to entrench their authority
Characteristics of the new monarchs included all of the following EXCEPT
increased the political power of the clergy
Which of the following statements best reflects a major cause of the increased power of the "new monarchs" in early modern Europe?
Tax-supported royal armies
A direct head teas on all land and property established by the French King Francis I was called the
"Religious supplies the pretext and gold the motive" this statement was a contemporary characterization of
Spanish and Portuguese expansion in the New World
Ferdinand and Isabella supported the expulsion or conversation of Muslims and Jews in Spain because
Ferdinand and Isabella were hostile to religious faiths other than Christianity
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