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Unformatted text preview: -Prussia: Landtag Absolutism: Economics-Re-feudilization in the countryside, especially in Central and Eastern Europe-New cities, new consumers-Bureaucrats and ministers-Mercantilism Jean-Baptiste Colbert (LOOK UP) What is Mercanilism?-The first real national economic policy-Pursued first by the French under Colbert-Insistence on need to keep gold and silver inside the state-This means high tariffs on imports encouragement of national manufacturer-Connection to colonialism...
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- Spring '08