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Crisis and Absolutism in Europe
Transcript of Crisis and Absolutism in Europe
Examples: men must shave their beards, women could go out without veils. Made England the Leader of Protestant Nations Repealed all laws favoring the Catholics Thomas Hobbes and John Locke Opposing views on Absolutism Her military power beat King Phillip of Spain's Armada Father was Henry VII of England The Witch Trials People are getting suspicious Hobbes believed in absolutism and believed that it was necessary in order to keep a stable society Locke believed in natural rights among the people, such as freedom and life. Usually tried were women- 50 or older, either widowed or single, and/or poor Inquisition brought back to try the accused as well as the heretics Formed Russian Navy and reorganized Russian military. Many people (especially women) died during this time even if innocent Created St. Petersburg, which was the capitol of Russia until 1918. RUSSIA ENGLAND When Henry IV was king, he resolved the religious issues between the Huguenots and Catholics with the Edict of Nantes. Elizabeth balanced the power. Elizabeth was a Protestant. THE END! Crisis and Absolutism in Europe: Absolute Monarchs SPAIN King Phillip II "The Most Catholic King" Known as the most Catholic king because of many victories against Protestant states.
However, lost armada of ships sent to England.
He eventually spent all of Spain's money on war. Her sister, Mary, killed thousands
using religion as her only excuse. She
became known as Bloody Mary. In conclusion.... There are lots of examples of good absolute monarchs, like Elizabeth I, and bad ones, like Ivan the Terrible. But it's really hard to be a good one. The power can corrupt and ruin you, which is why we don't think it's good to have a sole individual with absolute power run a country. However, it can be good in times of chaos. The Edict of Nantes Established by Henry IV French Wars of Religion James I Divine Right of Kings James I of England was the first to come up with the idea of divine right of kings, that kings receive their power from God and are only responsible to God. Some ther absolute monarchs believe in this. FRANCE SOURCES! Peter the Great: http://www.saintpetersburg.com/history/peter1st.asp Elizabeth I:
http://tudorhistory.org/elizabeth/ Ivan the Terrible:
http://www.nndb.com/people/933/000092657/ Louis XIV:
http://www.louis-xiv.de/index.php?id=31 And our great textbook.