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Question 1: In Glarus, Appenzell, in the ________, and in most condominiums both religions coexisted; Appenzell split in 1597 into a Catholic Appenzell Inner Rhodes and a Protestant Appenzell Outer Rhodes.

Question 2: This initial pact was gradually augmented with additional pacts with the cities of Lucerne, Zürich, and ________.

Question 3: The ________ was conquered in 1415, the Thurgau in 1460.

Question 4: Three bailiwicks, all now in the ________, were condominiums of the Forest cantons of Uri, Schwyz and Nidwalden:

Question 5: ________ — from 1407 by treaty with Uri and Obwalden; became a confederal condominium from 1419–22.
St. GallenBernBellinzonaThree Castles of Bellinzona

Question 6: The Ancien Régime and the Old Swiss Confederacy were replaced by the ________ by grace of Napoleon.
SwitzerlandVaudHelvetic RepublicSwiss Confederation (Napoleonic)

Question 7: In the Swabian War against emperor ________, the Swiss again remained victorious and were exempted from the imperial legislation.
Maximilian I, Holy Roman EmperorCharles V, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph II, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold II, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 8: This treaty was concluded after the important victories over the ________ at Sempach and Näfels (1386 and 1388) and declared that no member was to unilaterally begin a war without the consent of the other cantons.
House of HabsburgHouse of BourbonHouse of BonaparteHohenzollern-Sigmaringen

Question 9: In 1440, Uri conquered the Leventina Valley from the Visconti, dukes of ________.
MilanRomeItalyCorbetta, Italy

Question 10: Only Berne and Fribourg were still able to conquer the ________ in 1536, which mostly became part of the canton of Berne, with only a small part coming under the rule of Fribourg.
ValaisVaudSwitzerlandHelvetic Republic


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