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Double Jeopardy

Double Jeopardy. Answer. A pious Catholic, she installed the Inquisition in Spain, expelled Jews, funded exploration, and initiated Spain’s greatness. Question. Who is Isabella I (1479-1506)?. Answer.

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Double Jeopardy

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  1. Double Jeopardy

  2. Answer • A pious Catholic, she installed the Inquisition in Spain, expelled Jews, funded exploration, and initiated Spain’s greatness.

  3. Question • Who is Isabella I (1479-1506)?

  4. Answer • More politique than Machiavellian, she wished to compromise with Huguenots and maintain the Valois dynasty in France, an effort at which she failed.

  5. Question • Who is Catherine de Medicis?

  6. Answer • She wrote a response to the Declaration of Rights of Man, only to lose her head for appealing to Marie Antoinette to lead a revival of female culture.

  7. Question • Who is Olympe de Gouges?

  8. Answer • Maria Montessori (education) and Annie Besant (birth control) represent this emerging gender outlook at the turn of the 20th century.

  9. Question • What is the New Woman (or feminism)?

  10. Answer • She wasn’t as bad as her reputation, but she was unpopular, thanks most to works such as Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, which showed her persecution of Protestants.

  11. Question • Who is Mary I (Tudor)—1553-58?

  12. Answer • This system was considered an innovation in the High Middle Ages but did not take advantage of 1/3 of the land. Fallow land was eventually used for fodder crops.

  13. Question • What is three-crop field rotation?

  14. Answer • Begun in the sixteenth century, this practice increased efficiency but created controversy as it drove smallholders from the land.

  15. Question • What is enclosure?


  17. Answer • With this development, many peasants switched to cash crops to take advantage of the rising prices, setting in motion commercial agriculture.

  18. Question • What is the Price Revolution?

  19. Answer • The two nations that were most advanced in practicing the Agricultural Revolution in the 17th and 18th centuries.

  20. Question • What are Great Britain and the Netherlands?

  21. Answer • This early modern concept portrayed the world as an organism, reflecting the feudal division of society into rigid social classes.

  22. Question • What is the Great Chain of Being (or Body Politic)?

  23. Answer • A supplemental move by Bismarck, this alliance furthered the isolation of France by bringing the new Italian kingdom into his web.

  24. Question • What is the Triple Alliance (1882)?

  25. Answer • This effort at international collective security was a sad failure, but mostly because the U.S., USSR, and Germany were not initially included.

  26. Question • What is the League of Nations?

  27. Answer • William of Orange, now king of England, created this coalition to combat Louis XIV’s expansionist aims in the Nine Years’ War.

  28. Question • What is the League of Augsburg?

  29. Answer • Completed in 1907 with the agreement between Britain and Russia in Central Asia, this was never a formal defense treaty, more an understanding of mutual diplomatic support.

  30. Question • What is the Triple Entente?

  31. Answer • These rival alliances symbolized the Cold War division of Europe.

  32. Question • What are NATO (1949) and the Warsaw Pact (1955)?

  33. Answer • This Borgia Pope demonstrated the height of the corrupt Renaissance Papacy, but he did try to divide the world between Portugal and Spain.

  34. Question • Who is Alexander VI?

  35. Answer • Already very elderly when he called the Second Vatican Council which modernized the Church, he did not live to see its end but is still beloved today.

  36. Question • Who is John XXIII (1958-62)?


  38. Answer • Considered the first Counter-Reformation pope, he appointed reform cardinals and called the Council of Trent.

  39. Question • Who is Paul III?

  40. Answer • The first Slavic pope in history has supported a conservative social agenda, battled communism, and earned millions of frequent flyer miles.

  41. Question • Who is John Paul II (1978-)?

  42. Answer • The longest-reigning pope (1846-78) in RCC history, he started as a reformer but then tried to stop the unification of Italy and denounced modernism.

  43. Question • Who is Pius IX?

  44. Answer • This great Christian humanist wrote satires of clerical corruption, translated the Bible from original manuscripts, but parted with Luther.

  45. Question • Who is Desiderius Erasmus?

  46. Answer • The dedicated atheist who edited the most famous reference work in history.

  47. Question • Who is Denis Diderot?

  48. Answer • A strong advocate of utilitarianism, Liberalism, and feminism, this English thinker still has the greatest statement of freedom in his On Liberty (1859).

  49. Question • Who is John Stuart Mill?

  50. Answer • Though he wrote other works with “nicer” themes, he is most famous for this book which has become synonymous with unprincipled politics.

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