091310 enlightenment and absolutism(1)

091310 enlightenment and absolutism(1) - Absolutism and...

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Unformatted text preview: Absolutism and Limited Monarchy European Government Strategy (1660-1789) I. Principles of Absolutism II. Louis XIV of France III. Peter the Great of Russia IV. Constitutionalism & Limited Monarchy V. English Civil War VI. The Glorious Revolution VII. John Locke VIII. European Balance of Power Principles of Absolutism Divine Right Patriarchal Authority Complete Sovereignty Law Justice Control of bureaucracy Waging of war Taxation no outside approval necessary Louis XIV (1643-1715) The Sun King Versailles Letat, cest moi Un roi, une loi, une foi Jean Baptiste Colbert End of wars (1713) Peter the Great (1682-1725) How Great? Westernized Russia Won Wars Russia becomes a great power He was 6 8 St. Petersburg War with Sweden: The Great Northern War (1721) Tsar (or Czar): Russian title for Emperor rooting from word Caesar Russia after the Great Northern War Catherine The Great (1762-1796) How great? Improved relationship with nobility Took over Poland Increased Westernization Not exceptionally tall Charter to the Nobility (1785) Constitutionalism and Limited...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course BUSINESS A 00 taught by Professor Misc during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.

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091310 enlightenment and absolutism(1) - Absolutism and...

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