NMTA Social Science: Power Shifts in Eastern Europe (1648-1740) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Charles VI's successfully run Ostend Company was closed in response for British and Dutch recognition of _____.

Question 3 3. _____ was NOT a territory Austria controlled at the accession of Leopold I in 1657.

Question 4 4. How did Poland's government at the time play a role in the Partition of Poland?

Question 5 5. The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth featured a strong representative assembly called the _____.

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Question 6 6. What event gave Frederick William (the Great Elector) the peace and stability necessary to consolidate power in his territories?

Question 7 7. What is true about the Peace of Westphalia and the Treaty of Carlowitz?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT a foreign ruler who gained territory as part of the Partition of Poland?

Question 9 9. Which state gained territory in the First and Third Partition of Poland but not in the Second?

Question 10 10. What made Peter the Great gain much of his zeal for all things European?

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Question 11 11. In 1701 the Hohenzollern ruler of Prussia was allowed to assume what title by the Holy Roman Emperor?

Question 12 12. Although King Frederick William I was a military man at heart, what progressive changes did he make to the structure of Prussian society?

Question 13 13. Which one of these states was unique in that much of its holdings were non-contiguous?

Question 14 14. After gaining land back from the Ottomans, which country did Leopold fight to control?

Question 15 15. 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 _____.

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Question 16 16. Why was the Ottoman Empire's failure to take Vienna a major turning point in its history?

Question 17 17. Peter the Great began building St. Petersburg in 1703, and moved the Russian capital there in _____.

Question 18 18. Which conflict was brought to an end by the Peace of Westphaila in 1648?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was NOT a territory under Hohenzollern control prior to 1740?

Question 20 20. What inspired the attempted reforms made by the Polish government in between the First and Second Partition?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following conflicts involving Prussia did NOT occur in the second half of the seventeenth century?

Question 22 22. Which description best characterizes the role and importance of the Hapsburg family in 17th century Europe?

Question 23 23. Who was the former favorite of Catherine the Great that was King of Poland during the entire partitioning process?

Question 24 24. What traditional educator lost its power with Peter the Great's educational reforms?

Question 25 25. How would a military leader follow the example of Peter the Great to strengthen his military and marginalize his political opponents?

NMTA Social Science: Power Shifts in Eastern Europe (1648-1740) Chapter Exam Instructions

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