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European Absolutism & Constitutionalism (1648-1715) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was the Grand Alliance formed in 1689?

Question 2 2. Which of the following countries did France NOT combat at some point during Louis XIV's reign?

Question 3 3. What event caused the War of the Spanish Succession?

Question 4 4. Who was ultimately recognized as king of Spain after The War of Spanish Succession?

Question 5 5. To what does Charles II's nickname, 'El Hechizado,' roughly translate?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was NOT an active participant in the War of the Spanish Succession?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was NOT a contributing factor to Spain's decline in the seventeenth century?

Question 8 8. Which of the following American exports had a direct bearing to Spain's economy?

Question 9 9. Under what monarch did France prosper during the second half of the seventeenth century?

Question 10 10. How was England's government affected by the Civil War, Interregnum, and subsequent Restoration?

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Question 11 11. Who assumed the role of Lord Protector in 1653?

Question 12 12. What is the nickname of the Parliament which voted in favor of a return to government by king?

Question 13 13. Which of the following artists and/or philosophers is not a product of the Dutch Golden Age?

Question 14 14. Which of the following were features of the society of the Dutch Republic that were unique in 17th century Europe?

Question 15 15. 80 years of intermittent warfare between the Dutch and Spanish ended in _____, when the Dutch provinces were formally recognized as the independent Dutch Republic.

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

Question 17 17. How did Parliament secure that the English throne would remain in English hands after the reign of William and Mary?

Question 18 18. Why didn't the English like the idea of James II as the king?

Question 19 19. Louis XIV's _____ -year reign contributed to the _____.

Question 20 20. Why was Jean-Baptiste Colbert exploiting existing taxes and customs?

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Question 21 21. Louis XIV officially relocated the French court to his Palace at Versailles in _____.

Question 22 22. In 1640, Charles I called Parliament for the first time in over a decade, because of grievances over the imposition of _____.

Question 23 23. Why was the result of English Civil War of the 1640s considered unique?

Question 24 24. The session of Parliament Charles called in 1640 became known as the _____ Parliament.

Question 25 25. What Swedish king led the Swedish forces to several victories in north and central Germany in the early 1630s?

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Question 26 26. Why did Denmark and Sweden invade the Holy Roman Empire in 1625 and 1630?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. In 1667, how did Louis XIV claim the Spanish Netherlands?

Question 29 29. Which country or empire arguably gained the most from the War of the Spanish Succession?

Question 30 30. What two territories attempted to cast off Spanish rule in the seventeenth century?

European Absolutism & Constitutionalism (1648-1715) Chapter Exam Instructions

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