Ss 9 Age Of Absolutism

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Absolutism and Divine right. Philip II, Elizabeth, Loius XIV, Peter the Great. The Glorious Revolution.


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  • 1. 
    Don Quixote was poking fun at
    • A. 

      The King of Spain.

    • B. 

      The English who were weaker.

    • C. 

      The Age of Chivalry

    • D. 

      The village of LaMancha where he lived.

  • 2. 
    Don Quixote was
    • A. 

      A member of the Italian Mafia

    • B. 

      A book about a man's quest for a more romantic time.

    • C. 

      A poem about the trials of being a knight.

    • D. 

      A member of the Spanish royal family during the Inquisition.

  • 3. 
    Philip II 
    • A. 

      King of Spain during the Inquisition and lost the Spanish Armada to Elizabeth I of England.

    • B. 

      Ruler of France before the Sun King.

    • C. 

      Commander of the Spanish Armada.

    • D. 

      King of Portugal who defeated the British navy and Queen Elizabeth.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Spain defeated England and took their colonies.

    • B. 

      England defeated Spain to become the greatest naval power in the world.

    • C. 

      A typhoon destroyed the Spanish fleet.

    • D. 

      The English launched an attack across the Pyrenee Mountains.

  • 5. 
    The idea that a king is subject to no earthly authority, getting his right to rule directly from the will of God and does not have to answer to anyone and thus can do no wrong. 
    • A. 

      Chivalry

    • B. 

      The Glorious Revolution

    • C. 

      Mandate of Heaven

    • D. 

      Divine Right of Kings

  • 6. 
    A form of government in which a single individual, often called a king or queen, exercises complete control over all aspects of government.
    • A. 

      Hereditary monarchy

    • B. 

      Absolute monarchy

    • C. 

      Communist

    • D. 

      Democracy

  • 7. 
    Absolutist ruler of France known for his great extravagance and 70 year rule.
    • A. 

      Louis XIV

    • B. 

      Philip II

    • C. 

      Peter the Great

    • D. 

      Oliver Cromwell

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      His Royal Highness Above All Others

    • B. 

      The Royal Pain

    • C. 

      The Roundhead

    • D. 

      The Sun King

  • 9. 
    Louis XIV's extravagant chateau/ hunting lodge with The Hall of Mirrors with more than 700 rooms, 2000 windows, 1250 fireplaces, 67 staircases and more than 1800 acres of park.
    • A. 

      Paris Exposition

    • B. 

      Petersburg

    • C. 

      Vichy

    • D. 

      Versailles

  • 10. 
    Leader of the roundheads who helped to transform England from a monarchy into a republic during the English Civil War. He had Charles beheaded and also ruled England as Lord Protector.
    • A. 

      Philip II

    • B. 

      Peter the Great

    • C. 

      Oliver Cromwell

    • D. 

      Louis XIV

  • 11. 
    The bloodless overthrow of King James II in 1688 by Parliament due to fear of Catholic dominance. William and Mary become the Protestant rulers and have to agree to the English Bill of Rights establishing a limited monarchy.
    • A. 

      The English Civil War

    • B. 

      The Coup D'Etat

    • C. 

      The Glorious Revolution

    • D. 

      The Restoration

  • 12. 
    War between Charles and the Cavaliers against Cromwell and the Roundheads.
    • A. 

      English Civil War

    • B. 

      Divine Right War

    • C. 

      Parliamentary Revolution

    • D. 

      Glorious Revolution

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Charles

    • B. 

      Cromwell

    • C. 

      William and Mary

    • D. 

      Philip II

  • 14. 
    Causes of the English Civil War:1. Dissolving Parliament2. Imposing high taxes3. Westernizing the country4. Signing the English Bill of Rights5. Angering the Puritans
    • A. 

      # 1, 2, & 3

    • B. 

      # 1, 2, & 5

    • C. 

      # 3, 4, 5

    • D. 

      # 2, 4, 5

  • 15. 
    Ruler of Russia who westernized, built a new capital, and expanded Russian territory to include territory on the Baltic.
    • A. 

      Ivan the Terrible

    • B. 

      Ivan the Great

    • C. 

      Catherine the Great

    • D. 

      Peter the Great

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      They are looking for colonies.

    • B. 

      They are trying to bring all Slavs under Russian rule.

    • C. 

      They are looking to obtain warm water ports.

    • D. 

      They are landlocked.

  • 17. 
    Poland always gets conquered during wars in Europe because
    • A. 

      They are a flat plain area that is easily conquered.

    • B. 

      The Polish people don't like to fight.

    • C. 

      The Poles don't have good allies.

    • D. 

      They don't have an army.

  • 18. 
    This document ensured the supremacy of Parliament over the monarchy, abolished excessive bails, fines and cruel or unusual punishment, affirmed writs of habeas corpus and limited the king's power.
    • A. 

      Magna Carta

    • B. 

      Act of Toleration

    • C. 

      English Bill of Rights

    • D. 

      Restoration Act