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5 Matching questions

  1. giro banking
  2. Rembrandt van RiJn
  3. Peace of Paris
  4. Seven Years' War
  5. Mercantilism
  1. a • More money = more power
    • Limited amount of money in the world
    • Wanted as big a 'piece of the pie' as possible
    • Colonies are solely for the mother country
    • Tariffs and taxes
  2. b • 1606-1669
    • Greatest Dutch artist of the seventeenth century
    • Interested by human character, emotion, and self-revelation
    • Painted portraits of wealthy middle class merchants
    • Painted The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp in 1632
    • Drew human bodies through dissections which gave us a better understanding of the human anatomy
  3. c • War over colonies all around the world
    • Between England and France
    • Took place in North American mainland, west Indian sugar plantations, and eastern India
    • Britain is overall victor, eventually became global imperial power
  4. d • Italian, early form of checking with bills of transfer
    • Money is stored in an account
    • Got rid of need for bullion being carried
    • Easier and safer
  5. e • France gave Britain Canada for return of west Indian islands
    • Stopped France's ascendancy
    • Made in 1763

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. • Created by the Dutch
    • Place where goods were brought for storage before being traded
  2. • 16th and 17th Centuries
    • A period of new scientific inquiry, experimentation, and discovery
    • Tested the limits of ancient knowledge
    • Sought explanations for contradictions
    • Materialistic and Mathematical
    o Calculation replaces common sense
    o Earthly view of composition of Universe
  3. • Italian, 1564-1642
    • Created telescope by using magnifying lenses and long tube
    • Discovered four moons of Jupiter, giving evidence that celestial bodies didn't revolve around Earth
    • Wrote A Dialogue Between the Two Great Systems of the World in 1633
    • Catholic Church deemed him anti-Christian, tried by Inquisition de España
  4. • Sold shares in a business to raise funds
    • Shareholders rule company, share profits
    • Was a way to found colonies in the New World
  5. • Basic form of checking, replaced precious metals, uniformly accepted
    • Had the disadvantage that the account may be empty by the time the bill was cashed
    • Used in the giro banking system

5 True/False questions

  1. Neoplatonism• More money = more power
    • Limited amount of money in the world
    • Wanted as big a 'piece of the pie' as possible
    • Colonies are solely for the mother country
    • Tariffs and taxes


  2. Robert Boyle• English 1627-1691, wrote "The Skeptical Chymist" 1661
    • Rejected Aristotelian and Paracelsian views / 4 humors and 3 principles
    • Developed Boyle's Law (V/P) and the air pump
    • Favored atomic explanation of particles


  3. Tycho Brahe• Dutch innovation in shipbuilding
    • Cheap to build and manned by small crews
    • Greatly increased ability for international trade
    • Sacrificed mobility in order to carry larger loads


  4. Bank of England• Formed in 1694
    • Solved problems with bills of exchange, had security of payment because it was backed by certain taxes
    • Helped during Industrial Revolution to supply capital to entrepreneurs
    • Put out uniform currency by buying bills at discount—paying less than face value—exchanging for own currency


  5. alchemy• Popular light cotton cloth
    • Traded from India to Europe