Society and Economics During the Ancien Regime

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Bourbon Dynasty

a European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily

Absolute Monarchy

a system of government in which the head of state is a hereditary position and the king or queen has almost complete power

Wars of Religion

Wars in which England, France, the Netherlands, and the Holy Roman Empire fought mainly about religion, but social, economical, and political questions were also involved.

Thomas Gainsborough

English portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788)

Gouverneur

Ran a French Province to act as a Kings representative

French Civil Wars

9 wars in last half of 16th century-power struggle between 3 noble families for Crown after death of Henry II

Cardinal Richelieu

This was the man who influenced the power of King Louis XIII the most and tried to make France an absolute monarchy

Louis XIV

king of France from 1643 to 1715; Palace of Versaille

Henry III

son of Henry II of France and the last Valois to be king of France (1551-1589)

Palace of Versaille

french king and queen lived there. symbol of waste and arogane when people were starving to death

Louis the XVI

king at the time of the French Revolution

French Revolution

the revolution that began in 1789, overthrew the absolute monarchy of the Bourbons and the system of aristocratic privileges, and ended with Napoleon's overthrow of the Directory and seizure of power in 1799.

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