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TermDefinition
absolute monarch a ruler with complete authority
divine right authority to rule came directly from god
armada fleet to carry a Spanish invasion force to england
intendant Royal officials who collected taxes
levee rising
balance of power distribution of military and economic power that would prevent any one nation from dominating Europe
Dissenter protestants who differed with the church of England
habeas corpus no person could be held in prison without first being charged with a specific crime
limited monarchy legislative body limits the monarchs powers
elector German princes
mercenary soldiers to burn down villages destroy crops and kill without mercy
depopulation reduction in population
westernization the adoption of western ideas and culture
boyar landowning nobles to serve the state in civilian or military jobs
warm water port one that would be free of ice all year round
partition divide up
Created by: trevorhodges88