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chapter 5 vocabulary

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philip 11 in herited spain, the spanish netherlands, and the american colonies
absolute monarch kings or queens who believed that all power within their states boundaries rested in their hands
divided rights the idea that god created the monarchy and that the monarch acted as gods representative on earth
edict of nantes the huguenots could live in peace in france and set up their own houses of worship in some cities
cordinal richeliou became in effect, the ruler of france
skepticism the idea that nothing can ever be known for certain
louis xiv most powerful ruler in french history
Intendents collected taxes and administered justice
jean Baptiste Colbert he believed in the theory of mercantilism
war of the spanish succession the long struggle that followed
thirty years war a conflict over region, over territory, and for power amoung european ruling families
moria theresa charles oldest daughter
fredrict the great followed his fathers military policies when he came to power