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distinguish him and allow him to hold the candle for a few seconds, then ignored him for 3 years Versailles was built initially as a hunting lodge for Louis XIII, but XIV transformed it into the biggest palace in Europe; moved his court out of Paris into Versailles ( Napoleon eventually took over Versaille ) Louis on economic policies: one of his advisors ( Colbert ) started this idea of mercantilism : gov’t must intervene to increase national wealth by whatever means possible; driving force is gov’t; French gov’t established overseas trading companies; manufactured monopolies; French gov’t gave internal tariffs, but they enacted high-foreign tariffs (with goods) – to make sure people are buying French goods & making foreign goods a luxury item; subsidized ship building to compete with the English & Dutch Louis on religious policies: ruled by Divine Right – everyone should follow the right to fate; targeted the Jansenists – similar to Protestant groups & resembled English Puritans – stressed the need for God’s grace and salvation; emphasized
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