Glencoe World History Chapter 14: Crisis & Absolutism in Europe Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following artists and/or philosophers is not a product of the Dutch Golden Age?

Question 2 2. Why was the Ottoman Empire's failure to take Vienna a major turning point in its history?

Question 3 3. The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth featured a strong representative assembly called the _____.

Question 4 4. Which dynasty dominated the Holy Roman Empire at the onset of the 30 Years' War?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was NOT a territory under Hohenzollern control prior to 1740?

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Question 6 6. At a very young age, Mary Stuart was betrothed to:

Question 7 7. The Defenestration of Prague occurred when a

Question 8 8. How did Rubens reflect the religious turmoil of his time?

Question 9 9. The Peace of Westphalia

Question 10 10. When did the constitutional monarchy emerge in Great Britain during the seventeenth century?

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Question 11 11. Prior to the Reformation, the Holy Roman Empire

Question 12 12. The French Wars of Religion pitted the Catholic monarchy against French Protestants, known as Huguenots. How did this conflict differ from the German Peasants Revolt?

Question 13 13. 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?

Question 14 14. The Peace of Prague

Question 15 15. In which of the following conflicts did Protestants justify their rebellion against foreign rule with the notion that only God has complete authority over humanity?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following countries did France NOT combat at some point during Louis XIV's reign?

Question 17 17. Which of these men did not live under Elizabeth's reign?

Question 18 18. Why was Jean-Baptiste Colbert exploiting existing taxes and customs?

Question 19 19. In 1667, how did Louis XIV claim the Spanish Netherlands?

Question 20 20. How did The Fronde influence Louis XIV's political beliefs?

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Question 21 21. What is this Spanish sculpture of Saint Francis made out of?

Question 22 22. The Dutch established overseas territories and/or trading posts in all of the following places EXCEPT:

Question 23 23. Mary, Queen of Scots gained the Scottish throne after _____.

Question 24 24. Peter the Great began building St. Petersburg in 1703, and moved the Russian capital there in _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following American exports had a direct bearing to Spain's economy?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following conflicts involving Prussia did NOT occur in the second half of the seventeenth century?

Question 27 27. What two territories attempted to cast off Spanish rule in the seventeenth century?

Question 28 28. Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government' were taken nearly verbatim and used to justify _____.

Question 29 29. Bernini was both a sculptor and _____.

Question 30 30. Why did Louis XIV redesign the Louvre?

Glencoe World History Chapter 14: Crisis & Absolutism in Europe Chapter Exam Instructions

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