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Constitutionalism and Absolutism: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. What is the nickname of the Parliament which voted in favor of a return to government by king?

Question 3 3. Which of the following was NOT done by the English Bill of Rights?

Question 4 4. Under which treaty was Louis XIV allowed to keep the province of Strasbourg?

Question 5 5. What impact did King Louis XIV's Grand Ordinances have on France?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. In 1640, Charles I called Parliament for the first time in over a decade, because of grievances over the imposition of _____.

Question 8 8. Why was the outcome of the Battle of Edgehill, fought in 1642, considered to be inconclusive?

Question 9 9. The session of Parliament Charles called in 1640 became known as the _____ Parliament.

Question 10 10. How did Parliament secure that the English throne would remain in English hands after the reign of William and Mary?

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Question 11 11. Who was the final monarch in Britain's Stuart Dynasty?

Question 12 12. What country were the Dutch provinces under the control of at the beginning of the 17th century?

Question 13 13. Which of the following was NOT a point of contention between Parliament and King Charles I prior to civil war?

Question 14 14. What two territories attempted to cast off Spanish rule in the seventeenth century?

Question 15 15. Who assumed the role of Lord Protector in 1653?

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

Question 17 17. Why didn't the English like the idea of James II as the king?

Question 18 18. To what does Charles II's nickname, 'El Hechizado,' roughly translate?

Question 19 19. Why did Charles II make the Declaration of Breda?

Question 20 20. In what year did Charles II return to England to assume the throne?

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Question 21 21. How did The Fronde influence Louis XIV's political beliefs?

Question 22 22. Great Britain first attempted to broker peace during The War of Spanish Succession by:

Question 23 23. Why was Jean-Baptiste Colbert exploiting existing taxes and customs?

Question 24 24. What event caused the War of the Spanish Succession?

Question 25 25. Louis XIV officially relocated the French court to his Palace at Versailles in _____.

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Question 26 26. Louis XIV's _____ -year reign contributed to the _____.

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

Question 28 28. What Swedish king led the Swedish forces to several victories in north and central Germany in the early 1630s?

Question 29 29. How did the Thirty Years' War begin?

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

Constitutionalism and Absolutism: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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