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1 Age of Absolutism

2 Louis XIV By Katie Stern

3 Maps of France Before After

4 Important Events events Seven Year War- it was a war that lasted 7 years that was fought between Britain and France over land. On March 9 th 1661 Louis weaken nobles and strengthened the government he did this by connecting with the local officials who helped him weaken the nobles In 1774 Louis became king of France after his mother and father died Louis died in 1715 at the age of 77 and was France’s king for 72 years

5 Living at the Palace of Versailles Louis XIV built the palace very detailed which made it important to Europe’s history There were 30-35 thousand workers to finish the palace They started construction in 1669 and was not fully complete until 1701 Each room was named after the gods and goddesses The palace became home to thousands of noblemen and women

6 This picture show the outside of the palace This is a hallway in the palace called the hall of mirrors This is the garden This is one of the bedrooms in the palace

7 Achievements He had full control of all of France He achieved industrial growth He improved France’s taxes Formed a more stable government Created more arts into the French’s culture He secured the complete loyalty and dependence of the old nobility to centralize authority in the person of the king

8 By Pedro Gil Queen Elizabeth 1

9 Background Information Born: September 7, 1533, Greenwich BornGreenwich Died: March 24, 1603, Richmond Palace DiedRichmond Palace She would take turn living in these difference places throughout the year depending on the season and festival Whitehall, Hampton Court, Greenwich, Richmond, Westminster, St James, Windsor Castle (Some places she stayed at) Parents: Anne Boleyn, Henry VII Parents Siblings: Mary I of England, Edward VI of England SiblingsMary I of EnglandEdward VI of England

10 Government Elizabeth I - the last Tudor monarch - was born at Greenwich on 7 September 1533, the daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. Overall, Elizabeth's administration consisted of some 600 officials administering the great offices of state, and a similar number dealing with the Crown lands (which funded the administrative costs). Social and economic regulation and law and order remained in the hands of the sheriffs at local level, supported by unpaid justices of the peace. Queen Elizabeth I was a monarch and she had to undertake various official, ceremonial, diplomatic, and representational duties.

11 Acomplishments Queen Elizabeth I was a sometimes troubled, often successful monarch of England whose rule is known for the defeat of the Spanish Armada and the works of William Shakespeare Elizabeth brought prosperity and growth to England despite threats from foreign powers The era was decorated with the great figures of literature, drama, art and exploration with the work William Shakespeare Her reign in fact is considered one of England's most notable periods, dubbed the Elizabethan or Golden Age A major accomplishment was the defeat of the Spanish Armada of 132 by the English fleet of 34 ships and 163 armed merchant vessels under Lord Howard of Effingham, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir John Hawkins The reign of Queen Elizabeth I also saw significant expansion overseas. Great explorers were encouraged such as Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir John Hawkins, Sir Humphrey Gilbert and Sir Richard Greenville

12 The Battle of Great Britain 16 th Century. Mackenzie Harms

13 Who is involved? King Philip II of Spain. Queen Elizabeth I of England.

14 Why did Philip II want to attack England? Philip II wanted to change the religion of England to catholic then the religion protestant. And he was upset at queen Elizabeth because her men where robbing the ships.

15 How many ships and sailors where there? What was armada? There were 130 ships and 2,500 guns. And carried 30,000 sailors and soldiers.

16 What happened when Spain and England fought? The English first scattered the ships when they put it on fire. They had to cut the anchors and escape from not dying Half of the ships sunk, because they had a storm and they couldn't’t stay steady because they had no anchor to keep them even. About 5,000 sailors died for Spain and only half of the armada ships survived. England lost 100 sailors. And they celebrated with a medal saying that they survived.

17 Frederick The Great BY Eric Farnhagen

18 Before

19 In the middle of all of it.

20 After

21 Important things that happened when he was King War of Austrian Succession 1740-1748 - War between Prussia and Austria. Seven Years War 1756-1763 War between North America, Central America, West African coast, India, Philippines, and Europe.

22 How the Government worked His government was for the people not about just him and his officers. He was a better leader then most Corruption was not tolerated in his country He was a people person. Ex: Whenever he was riding in his carriage he would stop and talk to people within his country

23 How he lived Born: January 24, 1712 Died: August 17,1786 He married a lady named Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick. Her and Frederick were well educated and loved the richness of life. He ruled from 1740 to 1786 People loved him because he was a good king. He Lived in the Potsdam and it’s a large palace


25 Phillip the II King of Spain By: Eric Lohsen

26 Map of his territory

27 Important events that happened during his conquest In 1588 his “invincible armada” was defeated which lost him control of the navy In 1581 he beat the Turks in the Mediterranean and conquered the Philippines in 1580. His treaty with France died shortly before he did himself, this also marked a slow retreat from Europe.

28 Peter the great By nick

29 Peter’s birth and death Peter was born on June 9 in1672 in Moscow. And his death was on February 8 1725 at St. Petersburg

30 Peters life Peter was a grandson of Tsar Michael Romanov (who was crowned as Tsar in 1613). In 1682 Peter was proclaimed Tsar at the tender age of 10. But due to power struggles between different political forces in the country, the young Tsar was forced to rule jointly with his brother Ivan, under the patronage of their sister Sofia. In 1689, after a failed coup d'état, Sofia was overthrown and exiled to a convent ( coup d'état means a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force)

31 Peters wars One of Peter's main goals was to regain access to the Baltic Sea and Baltic trade. In 1700 he started the Northern War with Sweden,Northern War with Sweden which lasted for 21 years, and resulted in a victorious Russia taking the vast lands on the Baltic coast as its spoils of war. Peter development an army of 200,000

32 Peter founding of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg was founded (1703) on the delta of the Neva River and the city rapidly grew to become a major seaport, St. Petersburg was founded as Russia gained greater and greater access to European trade routes.

33 Peter Improving Russia Peter ordered men to shave their beards and the women mingle in the public. Peter founded the Russian science academy and peter copied western schools and hospitals Peter adopt western clothing and Julian calendar

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