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The work of William Shakespeare is perhaps the best example of _____ literature.
a) Elizabethan
b) Mannerist
c) Gothic
d) Baroque

The ideas of ____ can be found in the American Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.
a) John Locke
b) Thomas Wilson
c) John Calvin
d) Miguel de Cervantes

The Rump Parliament was...
a) what was left after Cromwell purged the members who did not support him.
b) a group of feminists that tried to wrest power away from the Parliament.
c) the corrupt body that took power under James II and nearly bankrupted England.
d) the government established by Charles V that consisted of nothing but Catholics.

Seven percent of the total French population were ______.
a) Huguenots
b) Russian
c) Catholics
d) Jesuits

James I of England believed in the divine right of kings, which is
a) the idea that kings receive their power from God and are responsible only to God.
b) the theory that kings alone could know the mind of God, and could determine the future.
c) the concept that kings were equal to God, and did not have to live by the laws of the Church.
d) a belief that a king was granted the wisdom of God upon ascending to the throne, and was faultless.

The ____ were Protestants in England who were inspired by Calvinist ideas.
a) Puritans
b) Cavaliers
c) Roundheads
d) Royalists

What was the Glorious Revolution?
a) the invasion of England by William of Orange, which overthrew James II with almost no bloodshed.
b) the establishment of Protestanism as the English state religion.
c) the battle between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers for control of England.
d) The agricultural revolution that improved food supplies in England.

Cardinal Richelieu strengthened the power of the monarchy by
a) taking away the Huguenots' political and military rights and executing conspirators.
b) slowly eroding the power of the nobility and buying the loyalty of the military leaders.
c) convincing the English that a strong monarch would strengthen their power as well.
d) promising free tickets to a Blake Shelton conert to the masses.

Oliver Cromwell\'s defeat of the king\'s forces allowed him to
a) take control of England and eventurally establish a military dictatorship.
b) execute the members of Parliament that disagreed with his polices and beliefs.
c) restore the French monarchy to the throne.
d) return England to Catholicism and establish an entirely pro-Catholic Parliament.

Phillip II of Spain was known as the
a) Most Catholic King.
b) Papal King
c) King of the World
d) Huguenot King.

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