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A quiz to help you with our Chapter 17 Sections 3 & 4 Quiz tomorrow. Remember, five of these questions are GUARANTEED to be on the ten question quiz tomorrow. Be sure you know these well.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    _________ is a system in which rulers tried to govern by Enlightenment principles while maintaining royal power.

    Explanation
    See page 529

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  • 2. 

    Which enlightened monarch failed because he tried to implement too many reforms too quickly?

    Explanation
    See page 529-30

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  • 3. 

    __________ was an intelligent woman who ruled Russia and expanded the empire during the 18th century.

    Explanation
    Catherine the Great was an intelligent woman who ruled Russia and expanded the empire during the 18th century. She is often referred to as Catherine the Great to distinguish her from other rulers named Catherine. She was known for her political savvy, cultural reforms, and territorial expansion, which greatly strengthened Russia's power and influence.

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  • 4. 

    The War of Austrian Succession broke out when Prussia invaded ____________.     

    Explanation
    see page 531-32

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  • 5. 

    Catherine the Great expanded Russia south by defeating the

    Explanation
    see page 530

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  • 6. 

    ___________ was one of the best educated and cultured monarchs of the 18th century.  He ruled Prussia.

    Explanation
    see page 529

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  • 7. 

    What was the Seven Years' War called in North America?

    Explanation
    see page 534

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  • 8. 

    Name one of the major areas of conflict during the Seven Years' War.

    Explanation
    see page 533-34

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  • 9. 

    Who ended up with control of India following the Seven Years' War?

    Explanation
    see page 533

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  • 10. 

    What is a term that means power is shared between a national and state governments?

    Explanation
    see 540

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  • 11. 

    Because some Americans feared the power given to a national government by the Constitution, the ______________ was added.

    Explanation
    see page 540

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  • 12. 

    The United States was initially governed under what weak document?

    Explanation
    see page 540

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  • 13. 

    Which ally played an important role in helping the Colonists defeat the British in the American Revolution?

    Explanation
    see page 539

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  • 14. 

    _________ were offspring resulting from an intermarriage of Europeans and Africans.

    Explanation
    see page 537

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  • 15. 

    Which central European country was most known for its army and its efficient bureaucracy?

    Explanation
    see page 529

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  • 16. 

    Which European ruler was the only enlightened monarch to seek TRULY radical changes based on enlightenment principles?

    Explanation
    see page 530

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  • 17. 

    Which country emerged from the Seven Years' War as the most dominant colonial power in the world?

    Explanation
    see page 534

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  • 18. 

    Which enlightened monarch scoffed that Diderot's impractice theories "would have turned everything in my kingdom upside down"

    Explanation
    see page 530

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  • 19. 

    William Pitt was convinced that the colonial empire of ___________ would have to be destroyed before Britain could build their own.

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    see page 534

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  • 20. 

    Name one of the countries that was aligned with Austria during the Seven Years' War.

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    see page 533

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