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1

What were French Calvinist Protestants called?

Huguenots

2

What name was given to the day when French Catholics massacred as many as 100,000 Huguenots?

St. Bartholomew's Day massacre

3

Name the beautiful palace Louis XIV built near Paris

Versailles

4

King _____ ruled France for over 70 years.

Louis XIV

5

The Huguenots lost their _____ when Richelieu instituted the Peace of Alais.

fortified towns and armies

6

Who became known as "the Sun King"?

Louis XIV

7

After fleeing from France, John Calvin worked for reform in Geneva, _______.

Switzerland

8

Catherine de Medicis was a strong ______ ruler in France.

Catholic

9

_______ changed from Protestantism to Catholicism when he became king of France

Henry IV

10

The Edict of _______ granted the Huguenots toleration.

Nantes

11

when sympathetic nobles renounced their feudal rights

August 4 Decrees

12

group claiming to be the official representative of all the people of France

National Assembly

13

an anti-Christian movement in France

Age of Enlightenment

14

group representing the priests in the Estates-General

First Estate

15

Who was king of France at the start of the French Revolution?

Louis XVI

16

Which estate was made up of the middle class and peasants?

Third Estate

17

What castle stronghold was stormed by the people of Paris on July 14, 1789?

Bastille

18

The slogan of the French people became "Liberty, Equality, _______."

Fraternity

19

What English admiral defeated the combined French and Spanish fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar?

Lord Nelson

20

Who placed the crown on Napoleon's head when he was crowned emperor in 1804?

Napoleon himself

21

Where did Napoleon meet his final defeat?

Waterloo

22

What was Napoleon's worst enemy when he invaded Russia?

the winter

23

The Continental System was an attempt to defeat _____ through a trade embargo.

England

24

What czar of Russia broke the Continental System in defiance of Napoleon?

Alexander I

25

Where was Napoleon exiled until his death?

St. Helena

26

Who was the "Prince of Diplomats"?

Metternich