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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:HISTORY (History of Europe: 1453 - 1815)' (November)-2014

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

1. (a) Answer the following questions in one word or in one sentence: 1x8=8
  1. What is the meaning of the word ‘Feud’?
  2. Who was the author of the book, Institution of the Christian Religion?
  3. Who was made the King of England by the Glorious Revolution?
  4. In which famous book of Adam Smith the term ‘Mercantilism’ was first used?
  5. Name the Prussian Ruler who described a king as ‘the first servant of the State’.
  6. Who first used the term ‘Industrial Revolution’ in English language?
  7. In which year the French Revolution started?
  8. To which place Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled after the Battle of Waterloo?
(b) Write short notes on the following (any three) 4x3=12
  1. Martin Luther.
  2. Henry VIII of England.
  3. Chief features of Mercantilism.
  4. Capitalism.
  5. Reign of Terror.
2. What do you mean by Counter Reformation Movement? Review the activities of various agencies involved in Courter Reformation Movement. 4+8=12
What were the main issues in the Thirty Years War? Describe its impact on Germany. 8+4=12
3. Prepare a note on the impact of colonial expansion of 15 – 16 centuries on international trade. 12
Give an account of the growth of ‘Absolutism’ in Russia from the days of Ivan the Great to Peter the Great.        12
4. Give an idea of the scientific development of 16 – 17 centuries Europe. 12
Mention the events that were responsible for dispute between the American colonies and the English.
5. Describe briefly how the 18th century enlightenment in Europe contributed to the emergence of a modern society. 12
Evaluate the internal policies of Joseph II of Austria as an Enlightened Despot. 12
6. Discuss the reforms of Napoleon Bonaparte. To what extent his reforms were far reaching and constructive? 12
Review the principles of the Congress of Vienna. 12


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