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Absolutism

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a fleet of warships armada
term of Russian nobility Boyar
name given to the intellectuals of the Enlightenment period philosophes
French Protestants Huguenots
the take over of England's government with almost no bloodshed Glorious Revolution
artistic style with characteristics such as elongated figures and stormy backgrounds Mannerism
granted Puritans, but not Catholics the right to free worship, in England Toleration Act
artistic movement that brought together classical ideals with spiritual feelings of the religious revival Baroque
the idea that reason is the chief source of knowledge rationalism
area where the Thirty Year's War started Germany (Bohemia)
nobility of Prussia who served as officers in the military Junkers
religious philosophy based on reason and natural law Deism
the dynasty that ruled Russia for almost 300 years Romanov
doctrine that states that government should leave the economy alone laissez-faire
the term for the Russian monarch Czar
the only "true" enlightened despot Joseph II
military genius who became the dictator of England Oliver Cromwell
founder of modern economics Adam Smith
founder of Methodism John Weslyn
the only English king to be put to death Charles I
was considered the best example of an " Absolute" monarch Louis XIV
he believed that an entire society agrees to be governed by the general will of the people Rousseau
leader of Sweden who made effective use of the flint-lock musket during the Thirty Year's War Gustavus Adolphus
French noble who contributed the "separation of powers" theory to political thought Montesquieu
the genius of Mannerism El Greco
developed the Heliocentric Theory Copernicus
greatest supporter of militant Catholicism in the second half of the 16th century Philip II
the greatest figure of the Enlightenment; criticized Christianity, but championed Deism Voltaire
was the first European to make regular observations of the heavens with a telescope Galileo
England became the most powerful Protestant nation in Europe, during their reign Elizabeth I
developed the Scientific Method Francis Bacon
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