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Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 5: Absolute Monarchs in Europe (1500-1800) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Louis XIV officially relocated the French court to his Palace at Versailles in _____.

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. Why was the Grand Alliance formed in 1689?

Question 4 4. What is true about the Peace of Westphalia and the Treaty of Carlowitz?

Question 5 5. Under which treaty was Louis XIV allowed to keep the province of Strasbourg?

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Question 6 6. The Dutch established overseas territories and/or trading posts in all of the following places EXCEPT:

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

Question 8 8. How did Cardinal Richelieu build up France's absolute monarchy?

Question 9 9. What traditional educator lost its power with Peter the Great's educational reforms?

Question 10 10. Why didn't the English like the idea of James II as the king?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following artists and/or philosophers is not a product of the Dutch Golden Age?

Question 12 12. In what year did Charles II return to England to assume the throne?

Question 13 13. How was England's government affected by the Civil War, Interregnum, and subsequent Restoration?

Question 14 14. France reached the epitome of absolutism in the reign of _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following American exports had a direct bearing to Spain's economy?

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Question 16 16. What event gave Frederick William (the Great Elector) the peace and stability necessary to consolidate power in his territories?

Question 17 17. An absolute monarch _____.

Question 18 18. Why did Denmark and Sweden invade the Holy Roman Empire in 1625 and 1630?

Question 19 19. What was King Henry IV's motivation for issuing the Edict of Nantes in 1598?

Question 20 20. How would a military leader follow the example of Peter the Great to strengthen his military and marginalize his political opponents?

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Question 21 21. How old was Ivan the Terrible when he first became the Grand Prince of Moscow?

Question 22 22. Why did Charles II make the Declaration of Breda?

Question 23 23. Although the Siege of Vienna was nearly brought to its knees in 1683, its reversal marked a major turning point in Austria's wars with _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following was NOT a territory under Hohenzollern control prior to 1740?

Question 25 25. Who led the defeat of the Mongols in Moscow?

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Question 26 26. With which historical event is the Peace of Westphalia comparable?

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

Question 28 28. Under what monarch did France prosper during the second half of the seventeenth century?

Question 29 29. Charles VI's successfully run Ostend Company was closed in response for British and Dutch recognition of _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following countries did France NOT combat at some point during Louis XIV's reign?

Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 5: Absolute Monarchs in Europe (1500-1800) Chapter Exam Instructions

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