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1

What great work of architecture offered much entertainment to keep the aristocracy occupied and close to Paris?

Palace of Varsailles

2

What was the first permanent French colony in America?

Quebec

3

Where is "New France"?

Canada; the Great Lakes area; the Mississippi Valley

4

What peninsula controlled the strait between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea?

Gibraltar

5

What was the name of the castle stronghold in Paris used as a prison and was stormed on July 14, 1789?

Bastille

6

To what island on the Italian coast was Napoleon exiled after the Battle of Leipzig?

Elba

7

To what island in the south Atlantic was napoleon exiled after Waterloo?

St. Helena