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Power Shifts in Eastern Europe (1648-1740) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was NOT a territory under Hohenzollern control prior to 1740?

Question 2 2. After gaining land back from the Ottomans, which country did Leopold fight to control?

Question 3 3. What inspired the attempted reforms made by the Polish government in between the First and Second Partition?

Question 4 4. How would a military leader follow the example of Peter the Great to strengthen his military and marginalize his political opponents?

Question 5 5. WHAT two mid-17th century empires shared similarities in that they both contained multinational ethnic groups?

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Question 6 6. Maria Theresa's succession to the Austrian throne is BEST described by WHICH of the following items?

Question 7 7. Which of the following conflicts involving Prussia did NOT occur in the second half of the seventeenth century?

Question 8 8. What made Peter the Great gain much of his zeal for all things European?

Question 9 9. Peter the Great began building St. Petersburg in 1703, and moved the Russian capital there in _____.

Question 10 10. What event gave Frederick William (the Great Elector) the peace and stability necessary to consolidate power in his territories?

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Question 11 11. A trip through Europe, shortly after gaining power, gave WHICH Russian leader the inspiration to 'westernize' their country?

Question 12 12. How did Poland's government at the time play a role in the Partition of Poland?

Question 13 13. _____ was NOT a territory Austria controlled at the accession of Leopold I in 1657.

Question 14 14. Charles VI's successfully run Ostend Company was closed in response for British and Dutch recognition of _____.

Question 15 15. The borrowing of Western ideas and territorial expansion of Russia were characteristics during the rule of WHAT 17th century leader?

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Question 16 16. Which conflict was brought to an end by the Peace of Westphaila in 1648?

Question 17 17. WHAT economic term is described in the following definition: A government should seek to direct the economy in order to maximize exports?

Question 18 18. Which one of these states was unique in that much of its holdings were non-contiguous?

Question 19 19. Lack of access to trading ports, including access to the Baltic Sea, a school system largely run by the church, and limited contact with the rest of Europe were characteristics of WHICH nation when Peter the Great assumed power?

Question 20 20. The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth featured a strong representative assembly called the _____.

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Question 21 21. Which state gained territory in the First and Third Partition of Poland but not in the Second?

Question 22 22. Why was the Ottoman Empire's failure to take Vienna a major turning point in its history?

Question 23 23. The inefficient political system, easily manipulated by foreign powers, of WHAT country provided ease to Austria, Russia, and Prussia to partition it?

Question 24 24. What is true about the Peace of Westphalia and the Treaty of Carlowitz?

Question 25 25. Peter the Great's father, Aleksey I, died in 1682, but Peter did not ascend to the throne of sole Czar until 1696. What happened in between?

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Question 26 26. WHICH of the following statements accurately describes Austria's power gains in mid-late 17th century Europe?

Question 27 27. HOW did Prussia emerge as a powerful and prestigious nation in 18th century Europe?

Question 28 28. Who was the former favorite of Catherine the Great that was King of Poland during the entire partitioning process?

Question 29 29. WHAT leader is BEST associated with a ruling legacy that resulted in Russia becoming a European powerhouse in 17th century Europe?

Question 30 30. Prussia experienced educational and social reforms, robust investment in infrastructure, and the growth of an impressive army under the rule of WHAT 18th century leader?

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