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13 terms

Abeka World History Chapter 13: "The Rise of Modern Nations," Section 3

This set features most of the bold terms in Abeka World History and Cultures Chapter 13: "The Rise of Modern Nations," Section 3: "France" (pages 224-226).
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France
individual empire named for the Franks that began to develop after the Treaty of Verdun in 843
Hugh Capet
king who began the Capetian line of kings
Capetian
French line of kings that marked the beginning of the modern French nation
Ile-de-France
tiny patch of land that was Hugh Capet's feudal domain
Paris
the city that Clovis made the French capital in 507
Louis VI
French king who strengthened his power, authority, and dominance
Philip II (Philip Augustus)
king who made the French monarchy stronger than any other single noble in France; accompanied Richard I in the crusade of kings
Louis IX
Philip II's grandson who is remembered for improving French laws in ways that appealed to the people but also increased his own power
Philip IV
French king who quarreled with Pope Boniface VIII over whether the king could tax the clergy without the pope's consent; arrested Boniface VIII and established the Estates-General
Boniface VIII
pope who quarreled with Philip IV over whether the king could tax the clergy without the pope's consent; was arrested by Philip and died shortly afterward
Estates-General
weak French version of Parliament established by Philip IV
House of Valois
line of kings that claimed the throne of France following the Capetian line, creating an immediate excuse for the Hundred Years' War
987
date of the death of the last Carolingian king