BJU World History Chapter 14
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How did 17th and 18th century kings increase their royal power?
exerting control over the church, increasing the size of gov't bureaucracy, & increasing the size of their territory
Who was Louis XIII's powerful chief minister?
What nation came out of the Thirty Years' War as the strongest?
What was the result of the revocation of the Edict of Nantes?
end of Protestant education in France
In what country was absolutism defeated?
What were the main goals of Peter the Great?
westernize and modernize Russia, acquire a warm-water port, gain greater control over the Roman Orthodox Church
What effect did Parliament's control of taxes have on English kings?
it limited their power
What title did Oliver Cromwell take in England?
What treaty gave French territory in Canada to Britain?
Treaty of Utrecht
Why did European nations sign the Pragmatic Sanction?
to allow Maria, Theresa to rule in peace
What war was also called the French and Indian War?
the Seven Years' War
What is political rule that is unlimited or unrestrained called?
absolutism (or absolute power)
Who was chief minister of France during Louis XIV's youth?
What title did Ivan IV take to glorify himself and what was the origin of this title?
czar, Russian for Caesar
William and Mary were granted the throne of England after the writing of a political document limiting royal power. What is this document called?
The English Bill of Rights
What were the two English political parties?
Whigs & Tories
During the 18th century, European rulers sought to maintain the ___________ to assure that no nation grew stronger than another.
balance of power
Who was the British statesman whose strategy for the Seven Years' War resulted in great success for England and helped establish it as a major world power?
William Pitt the Elder
Name the ruling family of the following countries:
a) Austria -
b) England -
c) France -
d) Prussia -
e) Russia -
Who is associated with the statement, "I am the state."?
Who was the Swedish king during the Thirty Years' War?
Who was the first "King in Prussia"?
What monarch tripled the size of Prussia?
Who ruled with Maria Theresa?
Who was called "the Terrible" for his violent rule?
Who was the first Scottish king of England?
Who lost both a civil war and his head?
Who lost his throne in a bloodless revolution in 1688?
Who accepted the Act of Settlement and the Bill of Rights?
William and Mary
Who was the first Hanoverian king of England?
What was the last great religious war fought in Europe?
the Thirty Years' War
Why did the Scots raise an army against Charles I?
because his agents tried to force the use of the Anglican prayer book on the Scottish Church
How did the European rulers of the 17th and 18th centuries justify their absolute authority?
They asserted that God had established their authority. Therefore, they ruled by "divine right". The rulers claimed that they were not bound by an man-made laws or authority, but were responsible only to Godfor their actions
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