History2 02-9-2012 - Feb.9.2012 European Absolutism and the...

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Feb.9.2012 European Absolutism and the State I Sovereign- Monarchy Chronology Conflict between Catholic forces under Charles V vs. Protestant Prince (1540s- 1555) French Wars of Religion (1562-1598) Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648) Louis XIV’s reign (1643-1715) Absolutist Powers (1650-1750) Spain France Russia Prussia Sweden Austria Kings and Queens have the majority rule over government. Nobles had enough power to over throw the Kings and Queens. Monarch Controlled military (standing army) Nobles had own private army Louis XIV (Absolute Monarch) Versailles French Palace (North of Paris) Important Nobles lived in Versailles Competition for nobles for entertainments Fashion important to noble men and women Showing off wealth through Fashions System of government where kings do not have all power of government Gave piece of land to nobles Nobles had enough power as king Controlled State Decline of FeudalismWa Rise of towns/cities
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course HISTORY 102 taught by Professor Ono during the Spring '12 term at Johnson & Wales University- Charlotte.

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