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  1. 43.He formulated a theory of gravity
    SIR ISAAC NEWTON
  2. 44.The Italian Renaissance was centered in this City
    FLORENCE
  3. 45.In the 1600s, Robert Boyle’s work transformed the field of
    Chemistry
  4. 46.What year were the 95 theses written
    1517
  5. 47.Has Genghis Khans tomb ever been found
    no
  6. 48.What is another term for a chain of islands
    ARCHIPELAGO
  7. 49.The holy book of Islam is the ______.
    Koran
  8. 50.This Venetian Traveled to China during the Time of Kublai Khan
    Marco Polo
  9. 51.The trade route that transported African slaves to the Americas
    The Middle Passage
  10. 52. The most important Aztec emperor
    MONTEZUMA
  11. 53.People who take financial risk to make profits
    Entrepeneurs
  12. 54.The Spanish who vanquished the Americas
    CONQUISTADORS
  13. 55.A system used to force Native Americans to labor under brutal conditions
    ENCOMIENDAS
  14. 56.Those who ruled Spain’s colonies in the name of the Spanish monarchs
    VICEROYS
  15. 57.An economic policy based a nation exporting more goods than it imports
    MERCANTILISM
  16. 58.An explorer who fought and subdued the Aztecs
    CORTES
  17. 59.Claimed much of present-day eastern Canada for France
    CARTIER
  18. 60.Pirates who operated with the approval of European governments
    PRIVATEERS
  19. 61.To conquer the Aztec empire, Hernán Cortés made alliances with whom
    THEIR ENEMIES
  20. 62.The conquistador who added the lands of the present-day countries of Peru, Ecuador, and Chile to the Spanish empire was
    PIZARRO
  21. 63.At the top of Spanish colonial society were the
    PENINSULARES
  22. 64.This European country explored the coasts of Africa in the 1400’s and 1500’s
    PORTUGAL
  23. 65.The Great Lakes and Michigan were first visited by Europeans from what country
    FRANCE
  24. 66.Aztecs thought Cortes was what
    A GOD
  25. 67.What was the first leg of the triangular trade route
    TAKING EUROPEAN GOODS TO AFRICA
  26. 68.slaves were brought to the New World to grow which cash crop?
    Sugar
  27. 69.This man’s voyage was the first to circumnavigate the globe
    MAGELLAN
  28. 70.Most European exploration came as an attempt to get access to what
    Spices
  29. 71.Raiders who would try to hijack Spanish treasure ships bound for Europe were called what
    Pirates
  30. 72.What was the attitude of the Spanish to conquested native religions?
    Tolerance
  31. 73.What year did Constantinople fall to the Ottoman Turks
    1453
  32. 74.This City was termed the “Third Rome” by its rulers
    Moscow
  33. 75.What year did the Hundred Years War End
    1453
  34. 76.What Tsar (czar)“Europeanized” Russia
    Peter I
  35. 77.Who Wrote Don Quixote
    MIGUEL DE CERVANTES
  36. 78.Who was French Sun King
    LOUIS XIV
  37. 79.What was the title of the German princes who chose the Holy Roman emperor
    ELECTORS
  38. 80.These French Protestants freedoms were protected by Henry IV
    HUGENOTS
  39. 81.Versailles is in what country
    FRANCE
  40. 82.Who Led England during the commonwealth
    OLIVER CROMWELL
  41. 83.What Greek painter was a master of the Spanish style of painting
    EL GRECO
  42. 84.What is the term for soldiers for hire
    MERCENARIES
  43. 85.What was the name of the royal officials who carried out the policies of Louis XIV
    INTENDANTS
  44. 86.Year did Columbus reach the “New World”
    1492
  45. 87.Philip II of Spain was briefly married to
    MARY TUDOR
  46. 88.How many Pillars are there in the Islamic Faith
    5
  47. 89.Who was France’s most powerful Monarch
    LOUIS XIV
  48. 90.What Year did the French Revolution Begin
    1789
  49. 91.What type of government was created in England by the Glorious Revolution
    LIMITED MONARCHY
  50. 92.The Powerful Monarch of Prussia known for military brilliance was who
    FREDERICK THE GREAT
  51. 93.This Monarchy was the Hapsburg-controlled Rival of Prussia
    AUSTRIA
  52. 94.What was Peter the Great’s main reason for waging war against Sweden
    A PORT ON THE BALTIC SEA
  53. 95.What happened to Germany after the 30 Years War
    MORE DIVIDED THAN EVER
  54. 96.What was the beautiful Palace built by Phillip II of Spain
    ESCORIAL
  55. 97.What Year was the Spanish Armada
    1588
  56. 98.What Year was the Magna Carta Signed
    1215
  57. 99.Which French King was be-headed
    Louis XVI

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