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The seven provinces that became the United Provinces of the Netherlands emerged as a nation in 1572 after revolting against this nation:


Which of the following is true of the Netherlands:

Toleration marked Dutch religious life where peoples of differing religious faiths lived together peacefully.

Which of the following aspects of the Dutch society most impressed 17th-century contemporaries:

economic prosperity

What were the two most important models of European political development in the early modern period?

parliamentary monarchy and political absolutism

Changes in military structure and technologies:

increased the costs of warfare; government across Europe found new ways to adapt.

During the reign of James 1 the British Parliament met:

only when convened by the monarch

Charles 1 did all of the following to finance the war against Spain EXCEPT:

force Parliament to grant him funds

The Petition of Right required all of the following EXCEPT:

Parliament would meet and confer at least every six months, regardless of whether it was summoned by the monarch

Under Oliver Cromwell, England was officially:

a Puritan republic

After Cromwell died in 1658, the English were ready by 1660 to restore:

the Anglican church and the monarchy

According to advocates of the "divine rights of kings" , kings could only be judge by:


The revocation of the Edict of Nantes resulted in all of the following EXCEPT

the execution of a majority of the Protestant nobility

the chief feature of the 18th century French political life was the:

attempt of the nobility to use its authority to limit the power of the monarchy

Which of the following dynasties is correctly identified with the region it ruled?

Hohenzollern dynasty in Prussia

Under Peter the Great, Russia's boyars:

lost much of their power

Russian victory in the Great Northern War led to:

the expansion of Russian territory in the Baltic

St. Petersburg:

exemplified Russia's new orientation to the West

The "Table of Ranks" published by Peter the Great in 1772, was:

a table that equated a person's social position with his rank in the bureaucracy or the military

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