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What are one of the causes of absolutism? Religious and territorial conflicts
Who was the ruler of Spain? Phillip II
What was the theory of Divine Right? The power to rule given by God
What 2 things did an Absolute Ruler control? Government and Religion
What was the declaration of religious toleration called? The Edict of Nantes
Who ruled after Henry IV died? Louis VIII
Who was Cardinal Richelieu? Louis VIII's Minister
What was skepticism? a philosophy based on the idea that nothing can be known for certain
What did writers think about the churches after skepticism? attitude of doubt toward churches that claimed to have the only correct set of doctrines
What was Louis XIV's View of him and the state? That they were one and the same
How old was Louis XIV when he cam to power? 4 years old
Who was the true ruler of France? Richelieu’s successor, Cardinal Mazarin
How did Louis XIV weaken the power of the nobility? By not including them in his councils
Louis XIV increased the power of? intendant
What was an intendant? a French government official appointed by the monarch to collect taxes and administer justice
What was the Thirty Years’ War? Thirty Years’ War was a European conflict over religion and territory and for power among ruling families, lasting from 1618 to 1648
What was the Peace of Westphalia? The Peace of Westphalia ended the war
What was one consequence of The Peace of Westphalia? weakened the Hapsburg states of Spain and Austria
Who was the first Czar? Ivan the Terrible
Who were the land owning nobles? boyars
Created by: nick rizz