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Crisis And Absolutism In Europe

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  • 1. 
    French Protestants influenced by John Calvin
    • A. 

      Edit of Nantes

    • B. 

      Huguenots

    • C. 

      Peace of Westphalia

    • D. 

      Charles I

  • 2. 
    Recognized Catholicism as the official religion of France
    • A. 

      Charles I

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • C. 

      Peter the Great

    • D. 

      Peace of Westphilia

  • 3. 
    Officially ended the Thirty Years's War
    • A. 

      Toleration Act of 1689

    • B. 

      Peace of Westphilia

    • C. 

      Papal King

    • D. 

      Bourbon

  • 4. 
    His execution horrified much of Europe
    • A. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • B. 

      York

    • C. 

      Louis XII

    • D. 

      Charles I

  • 5. 
    The invasion of England by William of Orange
    • A. 

      "Toleration Act of 1689"

    • B. 

      "Glorious Revolution"

    • C. 

      "Peace of Westphilia"

    • D. 

      "Peter the Great"

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Papal King

    • B. 

      Toleration Act

    • C. 

      Peace of Westphilia

    • D. 

      Pter the Great

  • 7. 
    Louis XIII's chief minister
    • A. 

      Peter the Great

    • B. 

      El Greco

    • C. 

      Jean-Baptiste Colbert

    • D. 

      Cardinal Richelieu

  • 8. 
    Sought to increase France's wealth and power by following the ideas of mercantilism
    • A. 

      El Greco

    • B. 

      Cardinal Richelieu

    • C. 

      Jean Baptiste Colbert

    • D. 

      Papal King

  • 9. 
    His work reflected the high point of Mannerism
    • A. 

      Papal King

    • B. 

      El Greco

    • C. 

      Edict of Nantes

    • D. 

      Peter the Great

  • 10. 
    Introduced Western customs and ways of doing things to Russia
    • A. 

      Jean-Baptiste Colbert

    • B. 

      Edit of Nantes

    • C. 

      King of the World

    • D. 

      Huguenot King

  • 11. 
     recognized catholicism as the  official religion of France
    • A. 

      Peter the Great

    • B. 

      Charles I

    • C. 

      Toleration Act of 1689

    • D. 

      Valois

  • 12. 
    The house of ______________ ruled the southern French kingdom of Navarre.
    • A. 

      Valois

    • B. 

      Bourbon

    • C. 

      York

    • D. 

      Annecy

  • 13. 
    Philip II of Spain was known as the
    • A. 

      "Huguenot King."

    • B. 

      "Most Catholic King."

    • C. 

      "king of the World"

    • D. 

      "Papal King."

  • 14. 
    James I England believed in the divine right of kings, which is
    • A. 

      The belief that a king was granted the wisdom of God upon ascending to the throne, and therefore was faultless.

    • B. 

      The concept that kings were equal to God, and therefore did not have to live by the laws of the Church.

    • C. 

      The theory that kings alone know the mind of God, and therefore could determine the future through divination.

    • D. 

      The idea that kings receive their power from God and are responsible onlyto God.

  • 15. 
    The ____ were Protestants in England who were inspired by Calvinist ideas.
    • A. 

      Puritans

    • B. 

      Royalists

    • C. 

      Roundheads

    • D. 

      Cavaliers

  • 16. 
    Oliver Cromwell’s defeat of the king’s forces allowed him to
    • A. 

      Restore the French monarchy to the throne.

    • B. 

      Execute the members of Parliament that disagreed with his policies and beliefs.

    • C. 

      Take control of England and eventually establish a military dictatorship.

    • D. 

      return England to Catholicism and establish an entirely pro-Catholic Parliament.

  • 17. 
      The foundation for a constitutional monarchy in England was laid by the
    • A. 

      Toleration Act of 1489.

    • B. 

      Bill of Rights.

    • C. 

      “Glorious Revolution.”

    • D. 

      Rump Parliament.

  • 18. 
    What is absolutism?
    • A. 

      The practice by monarchs of undergoing daily absolution to keep states free of the burden of sin

    • B. 

      The belief that all citizens within a state must conform to one religion

    • C. 

      An offshoot of Islam, in which it is believed that baptism absolves all past and future sins

    • D. 

      A system of government in which a ruler holds total power

  • 19. 
    Louis XIV maintained complete authority as monarch by
    • A. 

      Executing the previous monarch’s entire family.

    • B. 

      Maintaining a network of spies to find conspirators against him.

    • C. 

      Distracting the nobles and royal princes with court life, to keep them out of politics.

    • D. 

      Bestowing lavish riches on any serf who supported his right to rule.

  • 20. 
    The style of painting known as ____ is known for its use of dramatic effects to arouse the emotions.
    • A. 

      Gauche

    • B. 

      Realism

    • C. 

      Baroque

    • D. 

      Mannerism

  • 21. 
      The work of William Shakespeare is perhaps the best example of ____ literature.
    • A. 

      Elizabethan

    • B. 

      Baroque

    • C. 

      Gothic

    • D. 

      Mannerist

  • 22. 
      ruled the southern French kingdom of Navarre
    • A. 

      Phillip II

    • B. 

      House of Bourbon

    • C. 

      Divine right of kings

    • D. 

      Louis XIV

  • 23. 
    The “Most Catholic King”
    • A. 

      Miguel de Cervantes

    • B. 

      Puritans

    • C. 

      Louis XIV

    • D. 

      Phillip II

  • 24. 
    The idea that kings receive their power from God
    • A. 

      Divine right of kings

    • B. 

      Independents

    • C. 

      Mannerism

    • D. 

      Miguel de Cervantes

  • 25. 
    Protestants in England inspired by Calvinist ideas
    • A. 

      Puritans

    • B. 

      Louis XIV

    • C. 

      Absolutism

    • D. 

      House of Bourbon

  • 26. 
    Soldiers in the New Model Army of Oliver Cromwell
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Mannerism

    • C. 

      Independents

    • D. 

      Divine right of kings

  • 27. 
      laid the foundation for a constitutional monarchy in England
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Independents

    • C. 

      "Toleration Act of 1689"

    • D. 

      "Glorious Revolution"

  • 28. 
    System of government in which a ruler holds total power
    • A. 

      Puritans

    • B. 

      Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Independents

    • D. 

      Absolutism

  • 29. 
      fostered the myth of himself as the Sun King
    • A. 

      Louis XIV

    • B. 

      Philip I

    • C. 

      Peter the Great

    • D. 

      John III

  • 30. 
      marked the end of the artistic Renaissance
    • A. 

      Independents

    • B. 

      Absolutism

    • C. 

      Mannerism

    • D. 

      Bill of Rights

  • 31. 
      wrote the novel Don Quixote
    • A. 

      Sun King

    • B. 

      Oliver Cromwell

    • C. 

      Phillip II

    • D. 

      Miguel de Cervantes

  • 32. 
  • 33. 
    Explain the importance of the English Parliament Bill of Rights.
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