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Britain's empire gained large swaths of territory from this document, while Prussia simply retained what it conquered in a previous war (year please)
Three part epic poem that was published during the Renaissance in Italian vernacular. Surprisingly, it is not funny at all.
“I am conquered by the Holy Scriptures quoted by me… I can not and will not recant anything”
This Abby Sieyes pamphlet criticized the nobility and clergy's monopoly on power
Published during the Cold War, this famous dystopian novel warns against the dangers of a totalitarian society.
Determined mostly by the “Big Four”, this document put Poland back on the map.
This Calvin work outlines Protestant theology and marks the first time that the intellectual arguments for Protestantism were enumerated.
(1792)“women are plunged by the prevailing opinion that they were created … to feel than reason, and that all the power they obtain, must be obtained by their charms.'
“The Overman shall be the meaning of the earth... Once blasphemy against God was the greatest blasphemy; but God died.”
Ended the Great Northern War and granted Peter the Great access to the Baltic coast where he constructed St. Petersburg
This document distinguished 'active' from 'passive' citizens and was passed after the king 'visited' Varennes (year please)
“…each Communist party is responsible not only to its own people, but also to all the socialist countries, to the entire Communist movement.”
This Enlightenment work attacked war and religious persecution through the author's trademark satire
This treaty led to the creation of the German Empire
“The laws of nature … without the terror of some power, to cause them to be observed … carry us to partiality, pride, revenge and the like”
It outlawed Calvinism, ordered Protestants to return all church lands and was unenforceable
“Society as a whole is more and more splitting into … two great classes directly facing each other: Bourgeoisie and Proletariat.”
This document was the result of Parliament’s “invitation” to William of Orange and Mary
The characters of this Spanish classic juxtapose traditional Catholic idealism, chivalry and romanticism with pragmatism
In 1529, this meeting marked the disagreement between two major Protestant leaders
Issued by Louis XIV, this proclamation revoked the defining work of Henry IV
“A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests.”
It ended the war that shattered the Concert of Europe and the image of an invincible Russia. It also recognized the neutrality of the Black Sea. (year please)
Bawdy Renaissance book is a collection of tales that provoked conflicting opinions. It marked a departure from the strict morality of the medieval time period.
As a result of this agreement, the Italian states experienced a substantial period of peace which allowed the Renaissance to flourish.
“…every nation must choose between alternative ways of life…I believe that we must assist free peoples to work out their own destinies in their own way.”
1859 work contradicted the story of Creation in the Bible and undermined the deistic argument of a “clockmaker” God
“Each of us puts his person and all his power … under the supreme direction of the general will.”
A thief finds redemption with the June Rebellion student riot serving as the backdrop in this French classic
“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we can expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest”
“The virtuous man contents himself with dreaming that which the wicked man does in actual life.”
This Flaubert novel about Emma trying to find happiness in affairs and spending is considered foundational to the realism movement.
“[Laws] should be adapted to the people for whom they are framed..., to the nature and principle of each government.”
This document transformed the Catholic Church into a branch of the French government. The clergy were made into employees of the state.
This system was devised to reward nobles based on merit and service to the country. It was also a tool used to control the nobility.
“[The government's] power… is limited to the public good of society … and can never have a right to destroy, enslave, or designedly to impoverish its subjects”
It granted Switzerland its independence and acknowledged the German princes as the supreme rulers over their respective regions.
It declared a truce between Germans that Sweden, France and Spain all refused to endorse.
It revoked anti-Protestant legislation and asserted the monarch’s sovereignty over spiritual and secular affairs.
It recommended sharp outfits and a vast array of expertise if you want to get noticed by the king (or the ladies)

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