CLEP Social Sciences and History: Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Dutch established overseas territories and/or trading posts in all of the following places EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. Which of the following was NOT a point of contention between Parliament and King Charles I prior to civil war?

Question 3 3. In what year did Charles II return to England to assume the throne?

Question 4 4. What two territories attempted to cast off Spanish rule in the seventeenth century?

Question 5 5. Why was the result of English Civil War of the 1640s considered unique?

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Question 6 6. To what does Charles II's nickname, 'El Hechizado,' roughly translate?

Question 7 7. Why did Charles II make the Declaration of Breda?

Question 8 8. How did Parliament secure that the English throne would remain in English hands after the reign of William and Mary?

Question 9 9. With which historical event is the Peace of Westphalia comparable?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT done by the English Bill of Rights?

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Question 11 11. How was England's government affected by the Civil War, Interregnum, and subsequent Restoration?

Question 12 12. Why did Denmark and Sweden invade the Holy Roman Empire in 1625 and 1630?

Question 13 13. Who was ultimately recognized as king of Spain after The War of Spanish Succession?

Question 14 14. Which of the following American exports had a direct bearing to Spain's economy?

Question 15 15. The session of Parliament Charles called in 1640 became known as the _____ Parliament.

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Question 16 16. What other nation united with England due to the 1707 Act of Union?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. 80 years of intermittent warfare between the Dutch and Spanish ended in _____, when the Dutch provinces were formally recognized as the independent Dutch Republic.

Question 19 19. What Swedish king led the Swedish forces to several victories in north and central Germany in the early 1630s?

Question 20 20. In 1640, Charles I called Parliament for the first time in over a decade, because of grievances over the imposition of _____.

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Question 21 21. Who assumed the role of Lord Protector in 1653?

Question 22 22. What country were the Dutch provinces under the control of at the beginning of the 17th century?

Question 23 23. Which of the following artists and/or philosophers is not a product of the Dutch Golden Age?

Question 24 24. Great Britain first attempted to broker peace during The War of Spanish Succession by:

Question 25 25. How did the Thirty Years' War begin?

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Question 26 26. When did the constitutional monarchy emerge in Great Britain during the seventeenth century?

Question 27 27. Which country or empire arguably gained the most from the War of the Spanish Succession?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Which of the following was NOT an active participant in the War of the Spanish Succession?

Question 30 30. Why was the outcome of the Battle of Edgehill, fought in 1642, considered to be inconclusive?

CLEP Social Sciences and History: Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe Chapter Exam Instructions

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