HistoryNotes-12-16-05 - History Notes - 12/16/05 * The...

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History Notes - 12/16/05 * The authority does not come from God - rulers should rule accordingly * Maria Teresa - Pragmatic Sanction - Reigns in Austria for 40 years 1740 - 1780 * Maria Teresa - Still Old School - is aware of what needs to be done - is connected with Old Europe more than New Europe - fairly close to being an Enlightened Despot * Count Konatz - * Main concern for Maria Teresa - Maria Teresa - consolidation - her main goal was to get all the states united under one rule - had to break up territorial rule/diets * Bohemia - Lost its constitutional rule - individual states lost their state rule - * A Bureaucracy develops – * Cameralism - Mercantile system that Maria Teresa puts into place - purpose was to increase production within the Empire in Austria - did this by creating a tariff union between Bohemia, Austria, Hungary - LARGEST TRADE UNION IN EUROPE RIGHT NOW * IN addition - she wanted to attack Serfdom - it still existed and she wanted to pass legislation to end serfdom because it is affiliated with OLD EUROPE - pushed through legislation that
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