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Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe (1648-1715) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which king had a significant impact on improving French culture and political power?

Question 2 2. Which of the following was caused by the steady flow of gold and silver from the South American colonies in the 16th century to Spain coming to a stop in the 17th century?

Question 3 3. The increase of British power in the North American continent with newly acquired territory, the reduction of French regional power and the decrease of Spanish power were caused by which of the following?

Question 4 4. Which of the following was true regarding Louis XIV?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is one of the key ideas of John Locke?

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Question 6 6. Due to the fact that the country still was highly dependent upon tax money, feudal dues and tenures that pre-war Parliaments had decried as outdated and abused remained in place and the religious settlement of England remained nebulous, as well as a lack of a legitimate claim to the throne, post-Civil War England was organized as a _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following had the most significant impact, as it shaped the nature of European politics and power for decades?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is true regarding the foreign policy of Louis XIV?

Question 9 9. John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough, was responsible for:

Question 10 10. In the 17th century, internal political conflicts, economic issues, as well as the rising power of other Western European countries in trading caused _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best emphasizes the role of the Long Parliament during the English Civil War?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is true regarding the Peace Treaty of Westphalia?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is characterized by the fact that Englishmen's freedom of speech was preserved, along with Protestants' ability to maintain arms and that each person had a defined amount of power no monarch could touch?

Question 14 14. During which of the following events was Charles I the king of Great Britain?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was crucial to the legal code of Louis XIV?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following countries had no clear successor to the throne in 1700, so the other European powers fought over which of several claimants should take over?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is considered correct regarding the Palace of Versailles?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is true regarding Great Britain?

Question 19 19. Which of the following are considered 16th century characteristics often necessary for economic success?

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