Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Unit 9 - 9th

Unit 9: Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment (required)

absolute monarch king with total power
Age of Reason nickname for the Enlightenment
divine right idea European kings had the right to rule because God said so
Enlightenment (origin, characteristic) began in Europe and said governments should be ruled by the people rather than one person
laissez faire idea that government should not interfere with business
Louis XIV (14th) French absolute monarch who ruled by divine right and built the Versailles Palace
Peter the Great Russian absolute monarch who tried to westernize Russia by forcing people to shave their beards
Glorious Revolution (origin, result) began in England where the king was forced to sign the English Bill of Rights and guaranteed the Parliament would have power over the king
Versailles Palace structure built by Louis XIV (14th)
westernization attempt to act more like Europe or the United States
Created by: Moschak