NY Regents - Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe (1648-1715): Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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

Question 2 2. Louis XIV's _____ -year reign contributed to the _____.

Question 3 3. 80 years of intermittent warfare between the Dutch and Spanish ended in _____, when the Dutch provinces were formally recognized as the independent Dutch Republic.

Question 4 4. Louis XIV officially relocated the French court to his Palace at Versailles in _____.

Question 5 5. With which historical event is the Peace of Westphalia comparable?

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Question 6 6. When did the constitutional monarchy emerge in Great Britain during the seventeenth century?

Question 7 7. What two territories attempted to cast off Spanish rule in the seventeenth century?

Question 8 8. The session of Parliament Charles called in 1640 became known as the _____ Parliament.

Question 9 9. Under which treaty was Louis XIV allowed to keep the province of Strasbourg?

Question 10 10. Under what monarch did France prosper during the second half of the seventeenth century?

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Question 11 11. How did Parliament secure that the English throne would remain in English hands after the reign of William and Mary?

Question 12 12. What Swedish king led the Swedish forces to several victories in north and central Germany in the early 1630s?

Question 13 13. How did The Fronde influence Louis XIV's political beliefs?

Question 14 14. In 1640, Charles I called Parliament for the first time in over a decade, because of grievances over the imposition of _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following was NOT an active participant in the War of the Spanish Succession?

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Question 16 16. What event caused the War of the Spanish Succession?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Which of the following was NOT done by the English Bill of Rights?

Question 19 19. Which of the following artists and/or philosophers is not a product of the Dutch Golden Age?

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. Why was the Grand Alliance formed in 1689?

Question 22 22. Why was the outcome of the Battle of Edgehill, fought in 1642, considered to be inconclusive?

Question 23 23. Which of the following American exports had a direct bearing to Spain's economy?

Question 24 24. Which of the following countries did France NOT combat at some point during Louis XIV's reign?

Question 25 25. The Dutch established overseas territories and/or trading posts in all of the following places EXCEPT:

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Question 26 26. How was England's government affected by the Civil War, Interregnum, and subsequent Restoration?

Question 27 27. What impact did King Louis XIV's Grand Ordinances have on France?

Question 28 28. How did the Thirty Years' War begin?

Question 29 29. Who assumed the role of Lord Protector in 1653?

Question 30 30. Why was the result of English Civil War of the 1640s considered unique?

NY Regents - Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe (1648-1715): Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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