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Absolute Monarchs I.Intro II.France A.Louis XIV (r. 1643-1715) III.Russia A.Peter The Great (r. 1682- 1725) Key Terms Versailles War of Spanish Succession.

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2 Absolute Monarchs I.Intro II.France A.Louis XIV (r ) III.Russia A.Peter The Great (r ) Key Terms Versailles War of Spanish Succession Bastille Great Embassy

3 Population in 1650 England 5 Million Spain8.5 Million France18 Million

4 “The” Absolute Monarch French monarch from age five (longest in Europe’s history). France was Europe’s single greatest power. Louis XIV (r )

5 Examples of Louis XIV & Absolutism Palace of Versailles

6 Versailles On YouTube

7 Examples of Louis XIV & Absolutism Palace of Versailles Wars of Louis XIV

8 Wars Of Louis XIV ( ) Louis tried to assert his control over other nations AND expand “la glorie” (the glory) of France. –War of Spanish Succession ( ) A Grand Alliance led by Great Britain and the Netherlands fought vs. France.

9 Grand Alliance (France vs. Europe) King of the Netherlands William of Orange ( )

10 Wars Of Louis XIV ( ) Louis tried to assert his control over other nations AND expand “la glorie” (the glory) of France. –War of Spanish Succession ( ) A Grand Alliance led by Great Britain and the Netherlands fought vs. France. Ultimately France gained little territory while poverty, famine, and taxes increased.

11 Bastille (1700) Symbol of the king’s oppression: Political prisoners were often housed here indefinitely & without trial.

12 Another Absolute Monarch Czar of Russia ( ) Peter the Great

13 Peter The Great 1.Moved the capital from Moscow to St. Petersburg 2.Traveled to western Europe (Great Embassy) & adopted technologies and lifestyle of countries he visited

14 Russia’s Peter the Great Decrees of 1701 & 1705: Required people to wear “western-style” clothing Required men to shave beards or pay a fine

15 Peter The Great 1.Moved the capital from Moscow to St. Petersburg 2.Traveled to western Europe (Great Embassy) & adopted technologies and lifestyle of countries he visited 3.Expanded Russia’s territory

16 Russian Expansion Under Peter the Great Following War with Sweden, Russian territory spread to Baltic Sea

17 Absolute Monarchs I.Intro II.France A.Louis XIV (r ) III.Russia A.Peter The Great (r ) Key Terms Versailles War of Spanish Succession Bastille Great Embassy


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