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  1. seizure of silesia
  2. maria theresa
  3. the great elector
  4. st. petersburg
  5. james I
  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 This was the queen of Austria as a result of the Pragmatic Sanction. She limited the papacy's political influence in Austria, strengthened her central bureaucracy and cautiously reduced the power that nobles had over their serfs had to fight of prussia as son as she assended the throne
  3. c When Frederick II ignored the Pragamatic Sanction and seized the Austrian province of Silesia.
  4. d the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1925 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625 tried to rule as much as possible w/o parliment
  5. e Capitol city created by Peter the Great to resemble a French city. It was built on land taken from Sweeden

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. War where Austia, Russia and others joined forces to attack Prussia (who had support of eng), who were saved by Peter III's rise to power
  3. After Queen Elizabeth Tudor's death in 1603, the Stuart Line of rulers came. Started with James I, King of Scotland. (Cousin of Elizabeth.) Then came Charles I, his son. Charles II. Then James II. Then William of Orange.
  4. A large royal residence built in the seventeenth century by King Louis XIV of France, near Paris. The palace, with its lavishgardens and fountains, is a spectacular example of French classical architecture. The Hall of Mirrors is particularly well known. The peace treaty that formally ended World War I was negotiated and signed here as well.
  5. Sections of towns and cities in which Jews were forced to live.

5 True/False questions

  1. pre modern anti-Semitismjews separated as distinct group of people, religiously and legally


  2. enclosure actsprivatization of communal resources, creation of labor force; land taken from peasants; sent massive amounts of people to work in the city, in factories with machines


  3. open field farmingLand is divided into strips and worked on by villagers


  4. streltsyGuards of the Moscow palace during the Romanov Dynasy who rulers faced the constant threat of mutany from


  5. thomas hobbesEnglish materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679)