04-22-09 Notes

04-22-09 Notes - The Thirty Years War and Its Consequences...

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The Thirty Years War and Its Consequences The Most Destructive Early Modern War What is the Role of Warfare in Historical Change? The New Military History Social and Political Dimensions of Warfare Military Consequences of Thirty Years War (1618-1648) New Military Practices: Gunpowder, Fortifications, Infantry Formations, Sieges Military Science, Military Academies, Large Armies Uniforms, Discipline, Logistics Political Consequences of Thirty Years War Redefines Balance of Power in Europe (French Advantages) Secularizes International Conflicts (State interests over Religion) Leaves Germany in Weakened Position Causes of War Protestant/Catholic Rivalries after Peace of Augsburg, Alliances Protestantism in Bohemia, Resistance to Habsburgs (Catholics) “Defenestration of Prague,” Catholicism of Ferdinand II (1619-37) Frederick, the Protestant “Winter King” of Bohemia Phases of the War Bohemian Phase (1618-1625), Ferdinand II’s Triumph,
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