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Do not yell out the answer Which geographical region in colonial North America was best known for its cold climate and strong Puritan population? A. Middle Passage B. New England C. middle colonies D. Southern colonies
Explanation Many of the New England settlers were Puritans escaping from religious persecution in England. The region's northern location and poor farmland meant that its winters were cold and difficult.
THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE BUILDING ABSOLUTSIM Louis XIII (r ) and Cardinal Richelieu ( ) reduced power of nobility restricted local authorities Louis XIII Cardinal Richelieu created intendants
THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE RULE OF LOUIS XIV Solidified absolutism National army New center of govt: Versailles Elaborate court ritual Versailles
THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE RULE OF LOUIS XIV Solidified absolutism Promoted own image: Sun King Louis the Great God’s representative on earth (DIVINE RIGHT)
THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE RULE OF LOUIS XIV Centralization of govt. built up royal administration decreased other sources of authority expanded intendant system
THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE RULE OF LOUIS XIV Religious unification “One king, one law, one faith” Revoked Edict of Nantes, 1685 No Protestants!!
Peter made the following changes to Russia once he returned to Russia: – The Russian Church, which had opposed all learning and change came under Peter’s direct control –All non-serfs were required to serve the state in the government or in the military and nobility did not guarantee any high positions –Westernization- he traveled through Western Europe in disguise in order to learn how to better Russian society.
Eastern fashions were prohibited and men could not wear beards
Interesting Facts Nearly 7 feet tall He was known to take a heavy silver plate and roll it up like paper. He was known for his short temper. If someone annoyed him he would knock them unconscious.
Japan from 1300’s to 1500’s Divided between shoguns, or military leaders.
Tokugawa Ieyasu (toh-koo-gah- wah ee-yeh-yah-soo) In early 1600’s he defeated all his rivals and united Japan under one ruler.
How did he keep power? Controlled daiymo, or local leaders, by forcing them to spend every other year in the capital. (He would force them to leave their families behind as hostages). Rule of law over rule of the sword Central Authority help Japan flourish
Campaign Manager Imagine you are working in the world of politics. You are a well-known political campaign manager. Politicians hire you to help them get elected over other candidates.
Choose 1 Election Poster. You job is to create a campaign poster for your Absolute Ruler. Think about how would you promote your candidate? What would you tell people your candidate could do for them (based on what you know about their previous rule)? You must include at least 2 positive things about your candidate and a visual in your poster. Election Speech. Include the same information in a speech to the people. Be persuasive. Must be at least 8 sentences.