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5 Matching questions

  1. Junkers
  2. Josh Sobieski
  3. Tories
  4. Pragmatic Sanction
  5. Hohenzollerns
  1. a members of the English political party opposing the exclusion of James II from the succession
  2. b German noble landlords (received the right to demand obedience from the serfs in exchange for obedience to the Hohenzollerns)
  3. c created a single line of inheritance in the Habsburg dynasty through Charles VI daughter Maria Theresa... had bribed people to accept her but didn't work
  4. d ruling family of Prussia, gained obedience of the Junkers
  5. e King of Poland who rescued Vienna from a Turkish siege

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ruler of Russia from 1682-1725 who changed traditions of Russian society, founded St. Petersburg, tamed the strelsty and Boyars, and developed a strong navy
  2. Scottish mathematician and gambler who was made France's finance minister by the Duke of Orleans
  3. war in 1700 between Russia (Peter the Great) and Sweden (Charles XII) over sea ports in the Baltic Sea
  4. Uncle of Louis XV (Louis XIV's grandson); became his regent... brought about many financial and moral scandals
  5. guards of the Moscow gammon (engaged in mutiny)

5 True/False questions

  1. boyarsmembers of people who originated in the Urals


  2. Magyarsthe old Russian nobility that largely bureaucracy


  3. Frederick IIsuccessor of Frederick I... organized a huge and powerful military in Prussia and avoided conflict


  4. Robert WalpoleEnglishman and whig statesman who was effectively the first British Prime minister


  5. Michael Romanovruler of Sweden who faced Peter the Great in the Great Northern War... headstrong and insane