Absolute Monarch Review
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Louis XIV's elaborate palace
a government in which the monarch's powers are limited
Peter the Great
This ruler forced western technologies and social customs on the Russian people
Idea that Monarchs ruled with God's approval
Appointed government officials who work for the government in France
Married to Mary I (Queen of England); the sun never sets on this Spanish King
monarchs had complete or absolute political power over their subjects
kings or queens who believed that all power within their state boundarieswas in their hands
Catherine the Great
Russian ruler who expanded education, healthcare, and gained access to a warm water port.
Akbar the Great
(1542-1605) Emperor of the Mughal Empire in India. He is considered to be their greatest ruler. He is responsible for the expansion of his empire, the stability his administration gave to it, and the increasing of trade and cultural diffusion.
Glorious Revolution (1688)
Bloodless overthrow of King James II. established William and Mary as the new leaders.
English Bill of Rights (1689)
Established freedom from taxation without representation, outlawed cruel and unusual punishment, guaranteed the right to bear arms, and many other rights.
Many of these same rights are included in the U.S. Constitution.
Magna Carta (1215)
An English document draw up by nobles under King John which limited the power of the king. It has influenced later constitutional documents in Britain and America.
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