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Power Shifts in Eastern Europe (1648-1740) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Peter the Great began building St. Petersburg in 1703, and moved the Russian capital there in _____.

Question 2 2. The mid-17th century saw the rise of which group of countries?

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 rise of Prussia as an influential empire in Europe during the late half of the 17th century can be traced to which reasons?

Question 5 5. Austria was able to rise to power because of land they were able to acquire in

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was NOT a foreign ruler who gained territory as part of the Partition of Poland?

Question 7 7. What made Peter the Great gain much of his zeal for all things European?

Question 8 8. Alhough 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. Charles VI's successfully run Ostend Company was closed in response for British and Dutch recognition of _____.

Question 10 10. Why was the Ottoman Empire's failure to take Vienna a major turning point in its history?

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Question 11 11. One important way that Peter I built up the military power of Russia by

Question 12 12. One of the most important reforms that King Frederick William I of Prussia instituted during his reign was the

Question 13 13. In the late part of the 17th century, Austrian Hapsburgs were forced to shift their focus back home and centralize their power locally in large part due to the decline of influence as being named Emperor of

Question 14 14. The mid-17th century saw the decline of which group of empires?

Question 15 15. Which one of these states was unique in that much of its holdings were non-contiguous?

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Question 16 16. What event gave Frederick William (the Great Elector) the peace and stability necessary to consolidate power in his territories?

Question 17 17. What is true about the Peace of Westphalia and the Treaty of Carlowitz?

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 contributing factor to the Partition of Poland?

Question 20 20. After gaining land back from the Ottomans, which country did Leopold fight to control?

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Question 21 21. The 'westernization' of Russia was largely influenced by what for Peter I

Question 22 22. What traditional educator lost its power with Peter the Great's educational reforms?

Question 23 23. In an attempt to slow the partitioning of Poland, its government attempted to institute many helpful reforms that were in large part influenced by the

Question 24 24. _____ was NOT a territory Austria controlled at the accession of Leopold I in 1657.

Question 25 25. In 1701 the Hohenzollern ruler of Prussia was allowed to assume what title by the Holy Roman Emperor?

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Question 26 26. Who was the former favorite of Catherine the Great that was King of Poland during the entire partitioning process?

Question 27 27. How would a military leader follow the example of Peter the Great to strengthen his military and marginalize his political opponents?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. 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 30 30. How did Poland's government at the time play a role in the Partition of Poland?

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