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Unit 7

Enlightenment and Revolutions

Absolute Ruler A ruler who has largely unchecked power
Divine Right A person (monarchs) who claimed that God had places them on the throne and that they were responsible only to God not to nobles, to a church, or to a Parliament
King Louis XIV King of France. He self proclaimed himself as the "Sun King". He also has the Palace of Versailles built.
Ivan the Terrible First Tsar of Russia. Created the first secret police force in Russia to hunt down and execute nobles who opposed his rule. But he reformed the Orthodox Christian Church in Russia.
Peter the Great
Charles I King of England who started the English Civil War by violating the Magna Carta and dissolving Parliament.
King George III
The English Civil War
The Roundheads
The Cavaliers
The Restoration of the Monarchy
The Glorious Revolution
The English Bill of Rights
Thomas Hobbes
The Leviathan
John Locke
Two Treaties on Government
Baron de Montesquieu
In the Spirit of Laws
The Social Contract
The American Revoultion
The French Revolution
The Storming of the Bastille
Louis XVI
The Reign of Terror
Maximillian Robespierre
Napoleonic Code
Created by: MarksCD