World History B Final - European Absolute Monarchy

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  • 1. 
    What was the name of the ruler who was a deeply religious catholic, raised taxes against the Dutch, and wanted to marry Mary to become the King of England?
  • 2. 
    What is the type of government that means a king/queen holds all power, and their goal is to control every aspect of society?
  • 3. 
    Where was El Escorial, and who lived in it?
    • A. 

      It was in England, Queen Mary

    • B. 

      It was in Spain, Charles I

    • C. 

      It was in Spain, Phillip II

    • D. 

      It was in France, Louis XIV

  • 4. 
    What was the idea that a ruler was chosen "by God", and made absolute rule possible?
    • A. 

      Absolutism

    • B. 

      El Escorial

    • C. 

      Divine Right

    • D. 

      Absolute Monarchy

  • 5. 
    What was the political document that King Henry II created to create religious tolerance for the Huguenots (Protestants) in France? This was also the document that King Louis XIV canceled.
    • A. 

      The El Escorial

    • B. 

      The Edict of Nantes

    • C. 

      The Bill of Rights

  • 6. 
    Where was Versailles, and who lived in it?
    • A. 

      Spain, Charles I

    • B. 

      Spain, Phillip II

    • C. 

      France, Louis XIV

    • D. 

      France, William and Mary

  • 7. 
    What doe "L'etat, c'est moi" mean?
    • A. 

      "Blow to the state"

    • B. 

      "Hero of the state"

    • C. 

      "I am the state"

  • 8. 
    What did Charles I NOT do during his rule over England?
    • A. 

      Dismissed and brought back Parliament again and again.

    • B. 

      Signed and followed the "Petition of Right"

    • C. 

      Forces Catholicism onto others under his rule.

    • D. 

      Was hated and soon executed by the people.

  • 9. 
    What was the civil war in which Charles I and Parliament were against each other?
  • 10. 
    What was the significance of Oliver Cromwell?
    • A. 

      He led King Charles' army to victory against Parliament

    • B. 

      He was a judge who tried Charles for treason

    • C. 

      He controlled the Parliament army that defeated King Charles I

    • D. 

      He was a hated king of England

  • 11. 
    In the English Civil War, what was the group called who "backed" Charles I?
    • A. 

      Roundheads

    • B. 

      Royalists

  • 12. 
    In the English Civil War, what was the group called who "backed" Parliament?
    • A. 

      Roundheads

    • B. 

      Royalists

  • 13. 
    What happened after the English Civil War, when Oliver Cromwell, a Puritan, came into power?
    • A. 

      He was a weak ruler, so they replaced him with a regular monarch

    • B. 

      He tried to reform society to be more moral

    • C. 

      He ruled with strict laws, people were unhappy

    • D. 

      He was so well-liked they made him an absolute ruler

    • E. 

      He ruled too strongly, so they replaced him with a regular monarch

  • 14. 
    Who was called back to replace Oliver Cromwell in the Restoration.?
    • A. 

      He was not replaced.

    • B. 

      Charles I

    • C. 

      Charles II

    • D. 

      William and Mary

  • 15. 
    What did William and Mary have to sign that gave more equal rights to the people?
  • 16. 
    When William and Mary came into power, England's government now turned into a....?
    • A. 

      Absolute Monarchy

    • B. 

      Constitutional Democracy

    • C. 

      Constitutional Monarchy

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