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Unit 9 - 9th (extra)

Unit 9: Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment (extra)

Adam Smith Enlightenment thinker who said government should not interfere with business (laissez faire)
English Bill of Rights made the Parliament more powerful that the English king
English Civil War (opposing groups, results) Protestant Parliament defeated the Catholic king of England
enlightened despot absolute monarch who followed Enlightenment ideas
Enlightenment thinkers John Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Adam Smith, Voltaire
John Locke Enlightenment thinkers who said all people should be guaranteed natural rights
legislature body of lawmakers, ex: US Congress, British Parliament
natural rights Enlightenment idea that people have a right to life, liberty, and property
Petition of Rights document that said the English king must ask the Parliament to raise taxes
Phillip II (2nd) Spanish absolute monarch who ruled by divine right and built the failed Spanish Armada to invade English
Created by: Moschak