AP Euro Test - November 26, 2014

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“In everything he loved splendor, magnificence, profusion. He turned his taste into a maxim and installed it into his court on all matters.”Louis XIV
The Treaty of Utrecht in 1713ended the Wars of Louis XIV
The episode in French history known as the Fronde wasseries of wars/revolts - no nobility
Which of the following was an economic policy of Jean Baptiste Colbert? Establishing detailed manufacturing codes to improve the quality of French export goods.
Earlier kings and ministers of France made Absolutism possible for Louis XIVby weakening the power of nobles and any other threat to French royalty.
Louis XIV’s finance minister Jean Baptiste Colbert transformed the French economy by employing a new economic system known as mercantilism
“More than 100,000 potential enemies reside in this realm as long as France harbors Huguenots who perhaps are only waiting for a chance to rebel” The quotation above from a 17th century French leader offers an argument for theEdict of Fontainebleau
The primary goal of France in entering the Thirty Year’s War was toreduce the power of the Hapsburgs.
During the great witchcraft persecutions of the 16th and 17th centuries those most often tried as witches wereelderly women.
The principle reason why Louis XIV built his palace at Versailles was totighten his control and keep a close eye over the nobility.
Westernization in Russia came about largely through the efforts of Peter the Great and his successors.
“God hath power to create or destroy, make or unmake, at his pleasure; to give life or send death; to judge…and to be judged (by) none…And the like power have kings;…”Divine Right of Europe.
Who was the leader of the Puritan army that overthrew the tyrannical Charles I and established the Commonwealth in England?Oliver Cromwell.
As a result of the Glorious Revolution and the English Bill of Rights of 1689, government in Great Britain gradually became a constitutional monarchy.
During the 16th and 17th centuries, monarchs in western Europe sought tocentralize their own political power and expand their borders
By the year 1600, strong monarchies had developed in all of the following countries except Poland, Germany and Russia.
Pride’s Purge during the English Civil War those who aren't anti-monarchy to be killed and results in the "Rump" Parliament.
Which of the following was a cause of the English Civil War?Puritans opposed Charles I taking more power as a monarch.
King Charles I was forced to call Parliament in 1640 in responseto the Scottish revolt and he needed money to fund the war
The Bill of Rights enacted after the Glorious Revolution in Great Britain did which of the following? More rights to Parliament (make laws/levy taxes) and citizens (right to keep arms, have a jury trial, petition the sovereign, not be subject to excessive bail). Led to Constitutional Monarchy.
England’s Glorious Revolution of 1688 was ‘glorious’ in the sense that itfeatured not a single death and was named the bloodless revolution
Unlike her successor James I, Elizabeth I of England ruled by putting the state before religion/working with Parliament.
After the defeat of Charles I in the English Civil War and his execution in 1649, England was governed for ten years byOliver Cromwell.
The Streltsywere a Russian military corp, made up of the Russian Army.
Peter the Great built his new capital St. Petersburg in the Baltic Sea.
"Religion supplies the pretext and gold the motive.” This statement was a contemporary characterization ofThe Age of Exploration
Of the following new foods from the Western Hemisphere, which became most important in diets of the poor in early Modern Europe?Corn and potatoes
The opening of new trade routes was most detrimental to the economy ofMiddle East, Ottoman Empire, Italy[!] (countries that used to control trade).
A basic cause for the Age of Exploration was Trade with East Asia; it started with the idea of opening other trade routes, by sea.
Which two countries led in exploration and colonization during the 15th and 16th centuries? Portugal and Spain

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