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

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Question 1 1. What event caused the War of the Spanish Succession?

Question 2 2. Which French monarch is widely considered to be the most influential in French history because of how much French culture and political power flourished under his reign?

Question 3 3. Why was the Grand Alliance formed in 1689?

Question 4 4. The decline of Spain's international power faded in the second half of the 17th century because of

Question 5 5. How did The Fronde influence Louis XIV's political beliefs?

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Question 6 6. The most significant impact that the Peace of Westphalia had on shaping the history of Europe was that it

Question 7 7. What Swedish king led the Swedish forces to several victories in north and central Germany in the early 1630s?

Question 8 8. The Peace of Westphalia set the foundation for which country to rise in influence in Western Europe during the late 17th century?

Question 9 9. What is the nickname of the Parliament which voted in favor of a return to government by king?

Question 10 10. The most significant development after the English Civil War, Interregnum, and Restoration was the creation of what in England?

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Question 11 11. If the Calvinists had received levels of toleration similar to those the Lutherans received under the Peace of Augsburg, what might have been the outcome?

Question 12 12. Founded in 1602, the _____ was one of the most successful joint-stock companies of all time and helped foster Dutch trade and economic expansion abroad.

Question 13 13. Who assumed the role of Lord Protector in 1653?

Question 14 14. The passage of the 1689 Bill of Rights stated that

Question 15 15. In 1667, how did Louis XIV claim the Spanish Netherlands?

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Question 16 16. Why was Jean-Baptiste Colbert exploiting existing taxes and customs?

Question 17 17. What country were the Dutch provinces under the control of at the beginning of the 17th century?

Question 18 18. Which was the most important aspect of the War of Spanish Succession?

Question 19 19. Which was not a cause of the English Civil War

Question 20 20. What impact did King Louis XIV's Grand Ordinances have on France?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following artists and/or philosophers is not a product of the Dutch Golden Age?

Question 22 22. With which historical event is the Peace of Westphalia comparable?

Question 23 23. How was England's government affected by the Civil War, Interregnum, and subsequent Restoration?

Question 24 24. Why did Spain's economy sputter in the second half of the 17th century?

Question 25 25. To what does Charles II's nickname, 'El Hechizado,' roughly translate?

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Question 26 26. Which country was one of the first countries to pioneer global commodities trading to increase their wealth and global influence

Question 27 27. Under what monarch did France prosper during the second half of the seventeenth century?

Question 28 28. In 1640, Charles I called Parliament for the first time in over a decade, because of grievances over the imposition of _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following countries did France NOT combat at some point during Louis XIV's reign?

Question 30 30. When did the constitutional monarchy emerge in Great Britain during the seventeenth century?

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