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Unformatted text preview: -Sun King-Believed he ruled by Divine Right-Revoked the Edict of Nantes, eliminated all of the Calvinists rights-Set up Bureaucracy to enforce his authority-Louis main foreign policy goal was to extend French power in Europe-Built barracks in major towns, provided uniforms, controlled conscription, provided veterans with hospital care, huge army-Absolutism and warfare fed each other-Financed the warfare by expanding state control over finances, conscription, and military supplies-Most of the other European nations developed into their own systems of Absolutism...
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- Fall '07
- Louis XIV