an economic system based on private ownership of capital
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It was signed by the 41 men on the Mayflower and set up a government for the Plymouth colony.
What did the Spanish do in their efforts to gain control of the Incas?
Arranged alliances with other Native Americans
Why did Aztec emperor send gifts to Spanish?
They thought the leader might be a god
joint stock company
Money pooled by investors to finance overseas expansion
Period in European in the 1500s when inflation rose quickly
What was a major threat to the empire of Charles V?
What were important goals of Philip II?
to defend the Catholic Reformation and weaken Protestantism
Edict of Nantes
Granted Huguenots religious toleration and other freedoms
The Long Parliament met when Charles I requested funds for
Suppressing the Scottish rebellion over the Anglican prayer book
What type of government was created in In England by the Glorious Revolution?
What was the major cause of conflict within the empire of King Charles V?
How did Louis XIV govern France after the death of his chief minister?
As an absolute monarch
Louis XIV appointed royal officials from the middle class from his bureaucracy because
to cement ties with the middle class
Finance minister Jean Baptiste Colbert helped to make France the wealthiest state in Europe by
imposing mercantilist policies and tariffs on imports
Taxes on imports or exports
What did the Levellers demand
poor men have as much say in government as others
The Tories were an English political party that
sought to preserve older traditions
What were the results of the English Bill of Rights
restored trial by jury, abolished excessive fines and cruel and unjust punishment
Events that contributed to the start of the English Civil War
Charles I executes and/or imprisons leaders and led troops to House of Commons