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Chapter 2-book - Chapter 2- The Habsburg Bid for Mastery,...

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Chapter 2- The Habsburg Bid for Mastery, 1519-1659 What created the intensity of European warfare? - coming of the Reformation o added a new type of rivalry to the continent o socioeconomic reasons (Catholic CounterReformation) divided the southern half of Europe from the north and the middle classes from the feudal orders - creation of a dynastic combination was bigger than anything since Charlemagne o Habsburg rulers were regularly elected to Holy Roman emperor o Were able to increase territories through marriage and inheritance - The religious disputes from the reformation made a small conflict into an even bigger problem What was the chronology of the long century of warfare? - First series of major wars- Italy o Italy’s rich states tempted French monarchs to invade o Charles V continuously blocked French attempts o Turks posed a naval threat as well o Germany had been torn apart and was supported by Protestant states o Resolved by Peace of Augsburg (1555)- religious wars in Germany, Treaty of Cateau-Cambresis (1559)-ended Franco-Spanish conflict, Charles V’s abdications- 1555 as Holy Roman emperor and 1556 as king of Spain - Western part of Spain under Philip II o Repeated wars against Ottoman Empire o Philip’s policies of religious intolerance and increased taxation created revolt - Wars in Germany
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course HIST 038 taught by Professor Burns during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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