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AGE OF ABSOLUTISM FRANCE. After the break up of empire, France was under the feudal system CAPETIAN DYNASTY 987 began it in France through Monarchy ends.

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1 AGE OF ABSOLUTISM FRANCE

2 After the break up of empire, France was under the feudal system CAPETIAN DYNASTY 987 began it in France through Monarchy ends with the CHARLEMAGNE’S HUGH CAPETPARIS UNITEDWARS FRENCH REVOLUTION

3 FRANCE HUNDRED YEARS’ WAR ( ) France vs. Promoted in both countries New weapons: - woman who led battles, was captured & burned at the stake of the war was the end of the ENGLAND NATIONALISM LONG BOW JOAN OF ARC END MIDDLE AGES

4 FRANCE 1500’s: France involved in severe wars Wars between Catholics & (French Protestants) Most severe in 1572 RELIGIOUS HUGENOTS ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S DAY MASSACRE

5 FRANCE ABSOLUTISM: Absolute & who had complete (power) over the government and of the people in their nation KINGS QUEENS AUTHORITY LIVES

6 FRANCE GOAL: every aspect of society Absolute monarchs believed in Louis XIII took over when his father Henry IV was killed He was a king so he appointed a strong minister – Cardinal Richelieu – leader of the in France DIVINE RIGHT 1610 WEAK CATHOLIC CHURCH CONTROL

7 FRANCE GOAL: Increased the power of the King by weakening the power of : RICHELEIU was the leader of France By France replaced as the most powerful European nation – and it ruled by an monarch Richeleiu’s efforts paved the way for the most powerful ruler in French history: 1. NOBLES 2. HUGUENOTS ACTUAL 1600’sSPAIN ABSOLUTE LOUIS XIV

8 FRANCE LOUIS XIV “THE SUN KING” ( ): - Louis XIV becomes King - years old Ruled for Because he was so young, the leader was Richelieu’s successor,-followed Richeleiu’s policies Mazarin died in, and Louis took over at YEARS TRUE MAZARIN

9 FRANCE: LOUIS XIV “THE SUN KING” He demanded complete Proclaimed “L’etat, c’est moi” - LOYALTY & OBEDIENCE “I AM THE STATE”

10 FRANCE UNDER LOUIS XIV 1.Revoked the 2. - used wealth for himself, not his people Ex. Built the Palace at EDICT OF NANTES LUXURY VERSAILLES

11 FRANCE UNDER LOUIS XIV Palace at Versailles: Used laborers Present day cost: 36,000 $2.5 BILLION

12 FRANCE UNDER LOUIS XIV 3. Believed in importance of colonies (Canada) 4. - promoted art, music, opera, ballet 5. - built a strong army but led France into disastrous wars – few were successful 6. - France took on huge debt with high taxes MERCANTILISM CULTURE MILITARY ECONOMY

13 WORKS CITED: Capet, Hugh. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/20140/media?assemblyId= “Joan of Arc at the Coronation of Charles VII in Reims Cathedral”. IMAGE. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May D4AF1E.jpg.http://media1.school.eb.com/eb-media/92/ D4AF1E.jpg Saint Bartholomew's Day, Massacre of. IMAGE. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May Wartburg.edu. Louis XIV of France.jpg. Digital image. Wikipedia. Wikimedia Commons, 26 Aug Web. 15 May Louis XIII. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May Louis XIV. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/49067/media?assemblyId=20874 Largillière, Nicolas de: “Louis XIV and His Family”. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/49067/media?assemblyId=82291 Versailles, Palace of. IMAGE. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May http://media2.school.eb.com/eb-media/06/ AEFC3C.jpg Versailles, Palace of. IMAGE. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May http://media1.school.eb.com/eb-media/00/ FC.jpg Marie-Thérèse: marriage to King Louis XIV, IMAGE. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May http://media2.school.eb.com/eb-media/38/ CDF1334F.jpg


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