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  1. putting out system
  2. the great elector
  3. pugachev's rebellion
  4. frederick the great
  5. oliver cromwell
  1. a the name given to Frederick William who was on the greatest Hohenzollerns. He reorganized the armies into one strong force and improved tax and encouraged agriculture, industry, and transportation
  2. b English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
  3. c the soldier king, King of Prussia (1740-1786). Successful in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) and the Seven Years' War (1756-1763), he brought Prussia great military prestige in Europe.
  4. d 1773, tried to restore traditional system with rights for peasants
  5. e system of merchant-capitalists "putting out" raw materials to cottage workers for processing and payment that was fully developed in England

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. this dynasty favored the nobles, reduced military obligations, expanded the Russian empire further east, and fought several unsuccessful wars, yet they lasted from 1613 to 1917.
  2. a powerful family of German nobles in control of Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, parts of eastern Europe, the Austrian Empire, and the Holy Roman Empire.
  3. jews separated as distinct group of people, religiously and legally
  4. In this bloodless revolution, the English Parliament and William and Mary agreed to overthrow James II for the sake of Protestantism. This led to a constitutional monarchy and the drafting of the English Bill of Rights.
  5. This was the act passed by Charles VI that stated that Hapsburg possessions were never to be divided, in order to allow his daughter to be ruler (challenged by frederick the great)

5 True/False questions

  1. seizure of silesiaIn 1683 a demoralizing defeat of the Turks, which signaled the reversal of their fortunes


  2. serfdomLords in Eastern Europe revived serfdom to combat increasing economic challenges. Lords demanded that kings and princes issue laws restricting or eliminating peasants' right of moving freely


  3. ghettosSections of towns and cities in which Jews were forced to live.


  4. thomas hobbesEnglish philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contract" in which government powers are derived from the consent of the governed and in which the government serves the people; also said people have natural rights to life, liberty and property.


  5. louis XIVking of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715) "the sun king"