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Louis the XIV did all of the following . . .
Built Versailles, waged wars to expand his power and canceled the Edict of Nantes
Louis the XIV encouraged French nobles to live at Versailles so he could, primarily . . .
keep an eye on them
During the 1700s, the European balance of power meant that . . .
no single nation could dominate Europe
"The state of monarchy is the most supreme thing on earth: for kings are not only God's lieutenants upon earth and sit upon God's throne, but even by God himself they are called gods . . . " Who would most likely agree with this statement?
What conclusion can be drawn from the following two facts about Europe during the age of absolute monarchs: Absolute monarchs centralized royal power and absolute monarchs fought wars to extend their power?
absolute monarchs were powerful and ambitious
The reign of Peter the Great was best characterized by . . .
an attempt to bring Western/modern ways to Russia
The theory of divine right propoesed that . . .
a ruler derived absolute authority to rule from God alone
Absolute monarchs attempted to do the following . . .
create standing armies, efficient tax collection, place the church under their authority, and wage wars to increase their power and influence
Prussia under the leadership of Frederick the Great was known for . .
a strong army and religious tolerance
One of the reasons Puritans were opposed to Charles I was because . . .
they thought he was too Catholic
The Glorious Revolution in England ended with . . .
William and Mary taking the throne and an end to absolutism
The Glorious Revolution was important because it established that . . .
Parliament was the supreme power in England
As a result of the English Civil War and the Glorious Revolution . . .
Parliament became more powerful than the monarchy
In order to gain the English throne, WIlliam and Mary had to agree to sign what?
English Bill of Rights of 1689
What were results of the Glorious Revolution?
William and Mary became rulers of England, Bill of Rights was written, and Parliament gained supremacy over the king
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