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Absolutism

QuestionAnswer
Absolute Monarch Ruler with complete authority over the gov't and lives of the people he governs
Divine Rights Belief that a ruler's authority come directly from God
Philip II King of Spain in the 16th century for 42 years
Armada a fleet of ships
Louis XIV King of France for 72 years
Estates General Medieval council made up of representatives of all French social classes.
Versailles Palace that Louis XIV built outside of Paris that could house 10,000 people
Westernization Adoption of European ideas, technology, and culture
Peter the Great Ruler of Russia
Warm-water port Port that is free of ice all year
St. Petersburg City that Peter built on the Baltic Sea
Created by: mmetz