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5 Matching questions

  1. Mississippi Bubble Scandal
  2. Robert Walpole
  3. Cardinal Fleury
  4. Whigs
  5. Great Northern War
  1. a members of the British reforming and constitutional party that sought the supremacy of Parliament
  2. b the French cardinal who served as chief minister to Louis XV
  3. c war in 1700 between Russia (Peter the Great) and Sweden (Charles XII) over sea ports in the Baltic Sea
  4. d financial scandal that tok place when the Mississippi Company's stock dramatically rose and everyone sold their stock at once... there was no money to pay anyone
  5. e Englishman and whig statesman who was effectively the first British Prime minister

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. King of Poland who rescued Vienna from a Turkish siege
  2. 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
  3. ruler of Sweden who faced Peter the Great in the Great Northern War... headstrong and insane
  4. Uncle of Louis XV (Louis XIV's grandson); became his regent... brought about many financial and moral scandals
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. John LawScottish mathematician and gambler who was made France's finance minister by the Duke of Orleans


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


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


  4. Junkersmembers of people who originated in the Urals


  5. HohenzollernsGerman noble landlords (received the right to demand obedience from the serfs in exchange for obedience to the Hohenzollerns)


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