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During the 18th century the most prevalent form of government in Europe was

Monarchy

1

In the 18th century European professional armies fought wars based on _______________ rather than bloody mass combat

Maneuver and strategy

2

Great powers in Europe did not have __________ wars

Religious

3

England's first prime minister

Robert Walpole

4

Robert Walpole supported the __________ party of parliament

Whigs

5

Louis XV was dominated by

His royal mistress and court favorites

6

Under the reign of Louis XV nobles regained much

Political power and privileges

7

The pragmatic sanction promised Maria Theresa right to inherit

The Habsburg throne and territories

8

Captured Silesia and ignored the pragmatic sanction

Fredrick the great

9

Caused a Austrian Prussian rivalry in the mid 18th century

Fredrick the greats capture of Silesia

10

During the seven years war Prussia was saved from defeat when

Peter III, who admired Fredrick the great, dropped out of the war

11

Towards the end of the 18th century which great power owned Silesia

Prussia

12

Philosophies in the mid 18th century urged absolute rulers to use their power for

The good of people

13

Enlightened despots held the same ideals if witch scientific revolution thinker.

Voltaire

14

Like Thomas Hobbes, philosophies did not support

Democracy

15

Catherine the great restricted practices of

Torture

16

Catherine the great allowed religious tolerance to

Jews

17

Catherine the great corresponded to the ideas of

Voltaire

18

Catherine the greats new enlightened law codes were

Refused by nobles an had little affect

19

The pugachev rebellion was

A dangerous uprising of serfs along the Volga river

20

The end of the pugachev rebellion resulted in Catherine the great

Giving absolute power to nobles over their estates and serfs

21

Catherine the great ignored philosophies arguments against war resulting in

The further spread of russian territory

22

The first servant of the state

Fredrick the great

23

Fredrick the great encouraged Jews and Huguenots to

Integrate to Prussia

24

Fredrick the great strengthened the power of the

Junkers

26

The changes instituted by Peter the great and Fredrick the great effected what part of society

The top lay or nobility

27

All enlightened despots shared the ideas of

Religious tolerance

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Imported western ideas to accelerate the pace of change

Peter and Fredrick the great