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Unformatted text preview: New orders were founded in order to undertake missionary efforts. Also a part of the new order was the Society of Jesus. This society created education and confidence in faith for many young men. A few years later a similar order was created for women, the Company of Saint Ursula. 2. Compare and contrast absolutism and constitutionalism, giving examples from at least one absolutist country and one constitutionalist country. Absolutism is a system where the ruler has sole and uncontestable power. This system of government was created by Louis XIV. Absolutism had a big influence in central and Eastern Europe. Constitutionalism is a system where the ruler shares power with parliaments of elected representatives. This system weakened some nations while it created strong foundations in others. This system spread to the English North American colonies....
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- Fall '10
- Martin Luther, Protestant Reformation, North American colonies, ruler shares power, contrast absolutism, clerical abuses