What is the main difference between the past imperfect and preterite tenses?
The preterite tense is most often used for events that have happened in the past and ended in a particular time frame. The past imperfect is used for events that do not have an exact starting point, ending point or length of time.
What is the difference between a thesis and topic sentence?
A thesis is the point/argument that the author is trying to make in an essay or book as a whole. A topic sentence on the other hands provides an introduction paragraphs that help to prove the thesis.
What were the the lasting effects of the Thirty Years War?
The Thirty Years war came to a conclusion with a series of treaties such as the Peace of Westphalia This treaty had many effects including permanently removing Spain as a European superpower, the Netherlands became independent of Spain, the Holy Roman Empire met its' demise, and France became the biggest superpower of Western Europe. This would permanently change the power structure in Europe for the follow centuries.