H102-2 - Absolutism and the Balance of Power

H102-2 - Absolutism and the Balance of Power - Peter the...

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Absolutism and the Balance of Power Absolutist States – “Divine Right of Kings” - France – Bourbons ( Louis XIV ) – Versailles ‘system’; - control of press, religion, politics - Prussia – Hohenzollerns (Frederick I) - Junkers (nobles); main focus on army - Austria – Habsburgs (Leopold I) – more limited absolutism - Russia – Romanovs (
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Unformatted text preview: Peter the Great ) – St. Petersburg; -huge socio-political changes – new bureaucratic, absolutist order (serfs oppressed) Non-absolutist States – Constitutional Structures-Dutch Republic – commercial oligarchy-England – constitutional monarchy – Glorious Revolution (1688); Bill of...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course HIST 102 taught by Professor Osokina during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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