Western Civilization final study guide

Western Civilization final study guide - Western Civ. Final...

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Western Civ. Final I. What are the 3 big things that have dominated the history of the west since 1500? Describe 2 and their importance, impact, and how one led to the other . Include, people, places, events, and dates. The reformation, the French Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution dominated the history of the west since 1500. The Reformation of the Catholic Church… II. Part 1 Identifications: 1. Louis XIV (1638-1715)—Succeeded Richelieu in France at age 4. Called himself the “sun king.” Erected such a large military that he was a threat being a monarch over all of Europe. Known as the most powerful king to ever rule France & ruled for 72 years from 1638 to 1715. 2. Indulgences —during the protestant reformation indulgences were granted by the Catholic Church in order to receive absolution for sins committed. They are granted 3. John Calvin (1509-1654)—most important follower of Luther who believed in predestination—God determines your fate before you are born. Wrote a book called “Institutes of the Christian Religion.” He believed in TULIP. 4. F. Magellan -- 5. The Somme —Fought in 1916 & was one of the largest battles of WWI. The Allied forces attempted to break through the German lines along a 12-mile front north and south of the River Somme in France . One purpose of the battle was to draw German forces away from the Battle of Verdun . 6. Opium War (1839-1842)—War that broke out when China ended trade with Britain. Britain tried to force China to continue importing Opium. Because Britain was more militarily advanced they won gaining Hong Kong in China.
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7. Estates General (1789)—Legislative assembly of the classes of French subjects that King Louis XVI called together in 1789 as a last resort to solve France’s problem
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course HIST 1003 taught by Professor Zucker during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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