Global history Ch5

Global history Ch5 - Global History Ch5 balance of power...

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Global History Ch5 balance of power The policy in international relations by which, beginning in the eighteenth century, the major European states acted together to prevent any one of them from becoming too powerful. bourgeoisie In early modern Europe, the class of well-off town dwellers whose wealth came from manufacturing, finance, commerce, and allied professions. Catholic Reformation Religious reform movement within the Latin Christian Church, begun in response to the Protestant Reformation. It clarified Catholic theology and reformed clerical training and discipline. deforestation The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselves. English Civil War (1642- 1649) A conflict over royal versus. Parliamentary rights, caused by King Charles I’s arrest of his parliamentary critics and ending with his execution. Its outcome checked the growth of royal absolutism and, with the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and the English Bill of Rights of 1689, ensured that England would be a constitutional monarchy. Enlightenment A philosophical movement in eighteenth-century Europe that fostered the
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2012 for the course HIST 2323 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '09 term at San Antonio College.

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