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Unformatted text preview: 2-19 Louis XIV Louis XVI creates Versailles at court to attract nobles must attend social status posts and compete against each other distract nobles from lands exercising their power inserts Louis XVI power in place of absent nobles Parlement of Paris most important must pass Louis laws didn't pass a tax law state/king not same thing King says parlements must pass laws and if something wrong can send remarks back to the king if they refused he exiled them to different areas, not important areas, of France Louis XVI afraid army is more faithful to commanders then to himself he moves the commanders around rotation loyalty is more strong with king Martinet rigid disciplinarian Louis hired him to discipline troops very good exact Councils administration not nobles Louis very involved/active center of court/administrative always performing, showing himself as a powerful king Intendent police force taxation public works jr. Intendent select mayors Louis makes towns less individual breaks down walls no town militia Louis afraid Paris is separated creates police absolute government paid by king Religious Louis gets power over Catholic church and over priests but 10% not Catholic Louis breaks away at laws eventually made it illegal to not be Catholic 1 King, 1 Law, 1 Faith 1685 Charles I Charles II James II William Mary Anne ...
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