History exam (2).txt
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History exam (2).txt
History exam questions
Sir Thomas More
Diplomat whose book The Courtier gave nobles new rules for refined behavior in humanist society
Accomplished in classics and man of action
Ideal Renaissance man
School of Athens
Protected members from pirates, built lighthouses, and trained ship captains
Perfected oil painting technique of Flemish school
Jan van Eyck
Painted everyday peasant scenes of life
Pieter Brueghel the Elder
Defender of the faith
King Henry VIII (8)
Protestant minority in France
Ninety-five theses were written in Latin because:
Intended for church leaders
How did Teresa of Avila impact church?
Inspired many would-be Protestants to remain in church
How did Flemish school work differ from Renaissance painting?
Flemish painters focused on details of everyday life, while Italian painters showed mythological scenes
What did the leader of the Protestant reformation want to change within catholic church?
-no need to confess to priest
-didn't believe in purgatory
Ultimate goal of early Portuguese explorers was to
Find water route around Africa to India
Increase in business activity due to colonization caused:
New class of wealthier merchants emerged in Europe
English Colony started by the pilgrims
How did Europeans justify slavery
What enabled the Ottomans to expand beyond Anatolia
Powerful military and gunpowder weapons
What caused the English Civil War?
Charles I's decision to arrest Puritan leaders in Parliament for treason
Why were Willism and Mary crowned king and queen of England?
To prevent a Catholic Monarch from occupying the throne
As a result of the seven year's war, _______ emerged as the strongest military power in Europe
First of the Romanov Dynasty in Russia
New way if thinking in the mid-1500s is:
Sons of liberty Boston tea party to:
Protest tax on tea
What event caused the great fear?
Fall of the Bastille
Why did King Louis XVI call a meeting of the Estates General to be held in spring 1789?
Get approval for new taxes on third estate
What is the correct sequence of legislative bodies that governed France, from first to last?
National Assembly, Legislative Assembly, National Convention, Directory
Part of legacy of French Revolution was:
Has inspired people to fight for their rights in other parts of the world.
What European campaign was a disaster for Napoleon?