Western Civ History II test one review fall 2011

Western Civ History II test one review fall 2011 - a....

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Western Civ History II Test Review #1 Chapt 16, 17, 18, 19 Fall 2011 1) The Age of Exploration and the Emergence of the Nation State A. The contributions of the Portuguese on exploration and conquest 1. Key figures of the Portuguese B. The Spanish empire 1. Events surrounding Isabella and Ferdinand (religious zeal!) 2. Christpher Columbus (his exploits, facts versus myth) . C. The French empire 3. Facts about Louis XIV D. The British empire a. Events related to the reigns of: Henry VIII Elizabeth I James I 2) Know the significance of the periods known as: a. The Reformation 1. What it was (their issues) 2. Significant figures and their contributions b. The Scientific Revolution 1. What it was (their issues) 2. Significant figures and their contributions c. The Enlightenment 1. What it was 2. Significant figures and their contributions 3) Conflicts of the era a. The Thirty Years War 1. Origins 2. Causes 3. Results b. The Seven Years War 1. Origins 2. Causes 3. Results 4) Be familiar with the Revolutionary movements of America and Europe
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Unformatted text preview: a. French Revolution 1. Causes 2. Phases 3. Significant figures 4. Significant events Short Answer topics (There will be 7 short answer question on the exam selected from the list belowyou will have to answer 3 of the following) 32. Why do many historians consider the Seven Years War the first global war? 33. How did King Louis the XIV become so powerful and how did he maintain his power? 34. Discuss any one of the great philosophers of the Scientific Revolution, their ideas and accomplishments. 35. For what reasons did foreign powers invade revolutionary France? 36. What happened in the Radical stage of the French Revolution? 37. What was the danger for the "Free Thinkers" of the Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution? 38. What was society like in pre-revolutionary France? Describe the various classes and the conditions of those in each. a....
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