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Absolutism and the Enlightenment

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Absolutism
When one ruler is in charge.
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Capital of Russia on the Baltic Sea
Navagation Acts
Addss taxs to goods. Has to go through English Ports. All goods in and out of Great Brittain on English Ships though Brittish Ports.
Louis XIV of France
Louis the 14th a.k.a Sun King, Leader of the French Empire part of French-Bo'urbon Dynasty. One of the most demanding leaders of all time.
Ivan IV of Russia
King of Russia actuallr a Czar. Notoriusly named Ivan The Terrible. He was very odd. He even killed his own son
Silesia
A piece of land that Austria owns but Prussia (Germany) wants it.
Peter I of Russia
Ivan's son, Expanded to Baltic Sea. Conqured Sweden, Immitated the ways of the west. Built Saint Pete like how Louis built Vesaliees. Named after himself. Not a Saint Though.
Elizabeth I of England
Queen of England
French and Indian War
War between, English America, vs French Louisiana sides with Native Americans, Looks to stop westward expansion.
Versalles
Capital of France. A palace that Louis XIV built. 15 miles outside of Paris.
Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu
Advisor for Louis the XIII
Louis XIII of France
King of France part of Bourbon, Louis 14th father.
John Locke
A philosipher for the enlightenment
Montesquieu
A philosipher for the enlightenment, came up with law book called Of laws and Punishments.
Adam Smith
A philosipher during the enlightenment. Came up with laws
Mary Wollstonecraft
A a philosopher during the enlightenment. Credited with the ideas of womens rights to learn. Fought and won the right of modern day womens rights.
King Charles I of England
King from 1625-1649 lead during Puritan and Pilgrim war of the Age of Absolutism.
Prussia
Piece of land in current Germany. Had only two kings and a major factor in reuniteing Germany in the 1800's
Sun King
Name for King Louis the 14th of France
King Charles II of England
Ran during 1660-1685
King James II of England
King from 1685-1688 king ran away from Glorius Revolution or the Bloodless revolution.
King James Stuart I of England and Scotland
Took over English monarcy because he was the only living relative to Elizabeth the I and also King of Scotland from 1601-1625 Jamestowne, Virginia is named in his honor.