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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:HISTORY (History of Europe: 1453 – 1815)' (November)-2015

Course: 301
(History of Europe: 1453 – 1815)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32 (Backlog)/24 (2014 onwards)
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. (a) Answer the following questions in 1 word or in 1 sentence: 1x8=8
  1. Who invented printing machine?
  2. In which year was the Treaty of Westphalia signed?
  3. Who said, “I am the State”?
  4. Who authored the book, Wealth of Nations?
  5. Whose foreign policy was also considered as ‘Warm Water Policy’?
  6. Who is called to be the Father of Modern Democracy?
  7. In which war Napoleon Bonaparte was finally defeated?
  8. What was the main slogan of French Revolution?
(b) Write short notes on the following (any three): 4x3=12
  1. John Kelvin.
  2. Colbert.
  3. Scientific Revolution.
  4. Feudalism.
  5. Continental system.
2. What is Renaissance? What were the main characteristics of Renaissance? 4+8=12
Discuss the causes and consequences of the Thirty Years War. 12
3. Why did absolute monarchy rise in Europe? What were the main features of absolute monarchy?       4+8=12
Discuss the causes and consequences of Glorious Revolution of 1688. 12
4. Mention the main features of mercantilism. What were its demerits? 8+4=12
Discuss the role of George Washington in the American War of Independence. 12
5. Evaluate the internal and external policies of Tsar Peter the Great. 12
Discuss briefly on the rise and fall of Feudalism in Europe. 12
6. Analyze the significance of the French Revolution of 1789. 12
Describe the causes of the downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte. 12


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