History True or False Questions Case Assignment 

True or False Questions

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Queen Isabella supported Martin Luther and the Protestant reformers.

Henry VIII was born in Switzerland on April 10, 1529.

The final doctrinal decrees of the Institutes of the Christian Religion reaffirmed traditional Catholic teachings in opposition to Protestant beliefs.

In 1534, Parliament moved to finalize the Church of England’s break with Rome.

Henry VIII was succeeded by his nephew, Charles II.

The Institutes of the Christian Religion is the most famous work of Sir Thomas More.

Protestantism removed the women from her traditional role as controller of religion in the home.

The politiques of France believed that no religious truth was worth the ravages of civil war.

Martin Luther founded the Jesuits in 1602.

The religious policy of Elizabeth I was based on moderation and compromise.

Huguenots, the Spanish Calvinists, came from the poorest classes of society.

The greatest advocate of militant Catholicism in the second half of the sixteenth century was King Phillip of Spain.

Columbus made a total of two voyages to the western hemisphere.

The Irish dominated the trans-Atlantic slave trade between the early sixteenth and nineteenth century.

The Philippines became a major English base in the trade across the Pacific.

The first Europeans to arrive in India were the Spanish.

Russia during the reign of James I has been traditionally been regarded as the best example of absolute monarchy in the eighteenth century.

Charles V spent untold sums of money on the construction of a new royal residence at Versailles.

Gerardus Mercator has been given credit for starting the first Russian navy.

One group of Russians benefited greatly from Peter the Great’s cultural reforms – women.

Oliver Cromwell tried to return England to Catholicism.

The English Toleration Act of 1689 granted Puritan dissenters the right of free public worship.

Leviathan is considered to be the greatest of Copernicus’s writings.

The supremacy of Dutch commerce in the seventeenth century was paralleled by a brilliant flowering of Dutch painting.

William Harvey’s theory of the circulation of the blood laid the foundation for modern physiology.

Peter the Great’s most important contribution to political thought was the belief in the importance of checks and balances created by means of separation of powers.

During the seventeenth century, Spanish influence expanded as Dutch influence declined. .

In France, the Third Estate consisted of the aristocracy and numbered about 900,000 people.

The aristocracy made up the largest segment of the French Third Estate.

The government of Louis XVI called for a meeting of the Estates-General, the French parliamentary body that had not met since 1614.

By 1791, the National Assembly had completed a new constitution that established a limited constitutional monarchy.

In December, 1796, Napoleon lead the invasion of Russia.

During the Napoleonic era, British overseas exports were cut in half.