NY Regents - Empire and Expansion in the 18th Century (1700-1799): Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Prussia's capture of _____ in the 1740s was the impetus for the Seven Years' War on the European continent.

Question 2 2. Why was The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith so important at the end of the eighteenth century?

Question 3 3. Which of the following did NOT contribute to the population growth of the 18th century?

Question 4 4. Prussia's invasion of _____ began the War of the Austrian Succession.

Question 5 5. Which facet of the War of the Austrian Succession was characterized by border disputes, bloody raids and attacks on settlements and villages?

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Question 6 6. How did the Industrial Revolution impact the lives of tradesmen and merchants during the 18th century?

Question 7 7. A Frenchman acquires elaborate Chinese silk fabrics to be made into gowns for his wife and daughters. This is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. _____ kept merchants and tradesmen from moving into nobility.

Question 9 9. Why were many European clergy considered nobility?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is TRUE for Great Britain in the Peace of Utrecht?

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Question 11 11. Although the motives of most participant nations were much different, the original pretext for the War of the Austrian Succession was to deny _____ the Austrian throne.

Question 12 12. How did the death of the Russian Empress Elizabeth affect the Prussian war effort?

Question 13 13. Which two treaties were part of the Peace of Utrecht?

Question 14 14. The Treaty of _____ ended the War of Austrian Succession in 1748.

Question 15 15. What worried the rest of Europe about allowing France to control the Spanish line of succession?

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Question 16 16. Commissioning famous artists to paint portraits and murals was typical of _____ during the 18th century.

Question 17 17. Other than territory, what other provision did France have to give Great Britain as part of the Treaty of Utrecht?

Question 18 18. Which of the following BEST describes the population level 18th-century Western Europe?

Question 19 19. Early industrialization first took root in which country?

Question 20 20. Which of the following states did NOT benefit from the Peace of Utrecht?

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Question 21 21. How did colonialism affect wealth in eighteenth century western Europe?

Question 22 22. Frederick the Great, sensing an Austrian invasion of his territory, preemptively invaded _____.

Question 23 23. The signing of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chappelle ended the War of Jenkins' Ear. Why was this its main effect, rather than having any implications for exchanges of land?

Question 24 24. The North American theater of the Seven Years' War is often known as _____.

Question 25 25. Which country lost huge portions of its territory as a result of the Treaty of Paris?

NY Regents - Empire and Expansion in the 18th Century (1700-1799): Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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