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Eastern European Power Shifts (1648-1740): Help & Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was NOT a foreign ruler who gained territory as part of the Partition of Poland?

Question 2 2. Which state gained territory in the First and Third Partition of Poland but not in the Second?

Question 3 3. Which of the following conflicts involving Prussia did NOT occur in the second half of the seventeenth century?

Question 4 4. The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth featured a strong representative assembly called the _____.

Question 5 5. Which conflict was brought to an end by the Peace of Westphaila in 1648?

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Question 6 6. What inspired the attempted reforms made by the Polish government in between the First and Second Partition?

Question 7 7. Peter the Great began building St. Petersburg in 1703, and moved the Russian capital there in _____.

Question 8 8. Although King Frederick William I was a military man at heart, what progressive changes did he make to the structure of Prussian society?

Question 9 9. Which description best characterizes the role and importance of the Hapsburg family in 17th century Europe?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT a territory under Hohenzollern control prior to 1740?

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Question 11 11. What made Peter the Great gain much of his zeal for all things European?

Question 12 12. Which one of these states was unique in that much of its holdings were non-contiguous?

Question 13 13. What event gave Frederick William (the Great Elector) the peace and stability necessary to consolidate power in his territories?

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

Question 15 15. In 1701 the Hohenzollern ruler of Prussia was allowed to assume what title by the Holy Roman Emperor?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Charles VI's successfully run Ostend Company was closed in response for British and Dutch recognition of _____.

Question 18 18. What is true about the Peace of Westphalia and the Treaty of Carlowitz?

Question 19 19. How would a military leader follow the example of Peter the Great to strengthen his military and marginalize his political opponents?

Question 20 20. What traditional educator lost its power with Peter the Great's educational reforms?

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Question 21 21. Why was the Ottoman Empire's failure to take Vienna a major turning point in its history?

Question 22 22. Who was the former favorite of Catherine the Great that was made King of Poland in 1764?

Question 23 23. _____ was NOT a territory Austria controlled at the accession of Leopold I in 1657.

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. How did Poland's government at the time play a role in the Partition of Poland?

Eastern European Power Shifts (1648-1740): Help & Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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