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Chap 14 Western Civ
|All of the following are true of Europe's population growth between 1470 and 1620 EXCEPT
|it caused the decline of the wool trade as pastures became cropland.
|Europe's economic expansion was fueled by all of the following EXCEPT
|government's stabilizing influence on the financial markets
|Which of the following business concepts originated during this period?
|the business firm as an entity independent of its owner
|During the sixteenth century, all of the following followed from the commercial revolution EXCEPT
|private charity was rapidly mobilized and proved sufficient to solve the problem.
|The most widely shared motivation behind the voyages of exploration and conquest was
|the quest for control of new lands and riches.
|The Portuguese empire was all of the following EXCEPT
|the dominant colonial power in Brazil, Central America, and Mexico.
|The Spanish empire was all of the following EXCEPT
|established almost bloodlessly and maintained with minimal disruption of the Native Americans' lives.
|The Europeans needed to bring black African slaves to America because
|millions of Native Americans died from disease and mistreatment after they were conquered
|Exploration and colonization brought all of the following benefits to Europe EXCEPT
|economic expansion alleviated the poverty of Europe's lower classes.
|The "new monarchs" that were so successful in accumulating and centralizing power ruled over
|England, France, and Spain.
|increased the authority of the royal Council.
|At the end of the Hundred Years' War, the key to the French monarchy's power was its
|Louis XI's most notable achievement was
|the destruction of Burgundy
|Which of the following Valois kings accomplished the most during his reign?
|Ferdinand and Isabella followed all of the following policies while uniting Spain EXCEPT
|using viceroys to create a uniform administration in all parts of the realm
|Machiavelli's works were so radically original because he was the first to
|analyze how power works
|The main locus of power in the Holy Roman Empire was
|The nobles of Hungary did all of the following EXCEPT
|give up their German lands to gain Habsburg support
|The Italian wars highlighted
|the weakness of city-states relative to national states
|The essential innovation of Italian diplomacy was
|the resident ambassador.