Study Guide for Chapter 15 –Successful and Unsuccessful Paths to Power (1686-1740)  Terms and People to Know

Ch15 Sec1 (Pages 480-486)
United Provinces of the Netherlands  stadtholder   States General  Hague  House of Orange  Amsterdam   tulip bulbs
Baltic grain trade  Amsterdam bourse  Dutch East Indies  The Moluccas   Sri Lanka ( Ceylon)
The Dutch East India Company  Louis XV    Duke of Orleans  John Law   The Mississippi Company
"The Mississippi Bubble"   parlements   Cardinal Fleury   

Ch15 Sec2 (pages 486-492)
The Hanoverian Dynasty   Act of Settlement   George I   James Edward   Queen Anne   Whigs    Tories   Robert Walpole   South Sea Bubble    South Sea Company   George II   boroughs   Old Sarum  " Rotten borough"   The Pitt family   The Bank of England    Newspapers   excise tax  Elbe River   Gustavus Adolphus II 
Charles XII of Sweden    
Great Northern War   The Battle of Narva   The Battle of Poltava   

Ch15 Sec3 (pages 492-497)
The Ottoman Empire   1453  Constantinople   millets  dhimmis   jizyah   devshirme   Janissaries  Shari'a   Ulama
Sunni and Shiite  Siege of Vienna    King John Sobieski III  Treaty of Carlowitz   Poland   Sejm   liberum veto
Austrian Hapsburgs  Crown of Saint Wenceslas   Crown of Saint Stephen  Treaty of Utrecht   Magyar   Leopold I of Austria
Trieste   Joseph I   Charles VI   Pragmatic Sanction    Maria Theresa   Silesia    

Ch15 Sec4 (pages 497-508)
Hohenzollern    Brandenburg-Prussia   Prussian = military   Frederick William the Great Elector   Swedish - Polish War
Junkers   Frederick I   Halle University   Frederick William I   Kabinett government   General Directory
Frederick II ( The Great )  Austria v Prussia Archangel   Ivan the Terrible    Michael Romanov   Aleksei I  Theodore II
boyars   Cossacks Stepan Razin   streltsy   Peter I   Ivan V   Sophia   The Great Northern War   The Peace of Nystad  Estonia, Livonia   Finland  
St. Petersburg   The Russian Senate    Privy Chancellery   Aleksei ( Peter's son)
Administrative colleges Table of ranks   Patriarch Nikon 
Old Believers  patriarch   Holy Synod   procurator general  

Ideas to remember

• Describe the development of the parliamentary government in England in the first half of the eighteenth century. What compromises made this system work?

• Describe and explain how the development of central authority in Prussia differs from that in other European states during this period? How is it similar

• Describe and explain the reform efforts of Russia's Peter the Great.

• Describe and explain the differences between the Eastern European states, Sweden, Poland, Austria, Prussia, the Ottoman Empire and Russia and the Western States France and England.