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Chapter 13

Absolute power unlimited power
divine right The idea that God had established a certain persons authority
intendents officials directly responsible to the king
Frondes riots, civil wars, and antigovernment plots which were unsuccessful in destroying the French absolutism and ended in 1653
lieutenant A man who holds the place of a colonel
Junkers men who worked closely with the electors in governing the country and serving as officers in the Prussian army
czar a term that comes from the word "caesar"
Roundheads Those who supported the Puritans, the lesser gentry, and the merchants
Cavaliers Those who supported the king and the nobility in the civil war
cabinet government
balance of power the idea that no one nation would dominate the other countries of Europe
status quo ante bellum meaning "how things were before the war"
Diplomatic Revolution A radical changes in aliances
Created by: horselover14