Presentation on theme: "Do not yell out the answer"— Presentation transcript:
1Do 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 PassageB. New EnglandC. middle coloniesD. Southern colonies
2ExplanationMany 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.
5THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE Louis XIIIBUILDING ABSOLUTSIMLouis XIII (r ) and Cardinal Richelieu ( )reduced power of nobilityrestricted local authoritiesCardinal Richelieucreated intendants
6THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE RULE OF LOUIS XIVSolidified absolutismNational armyNew center of govt: VersaillesElaborate court ritualVersailles
7THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE RULE OF LOUIS XIVSolidified absolutismPromoted own image:Sun KingLouis the GreatGod’s representative on earth (DIVINE RIGHT)
8THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE RULE OF LOUIS XIVCentralization of govt.built up royal administrationdecreased other sources of authorityexpanded intendant system
9THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE RULE OF LOUIS XIVReligious unification“One king, one law, one faith”Revoked Edict of Nantes, 1685No Protestants!!
10Russia's Absolute Monarch Peter the GreatRussia's Absolute Monarch
11Peter 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 controlAll non-serfs were required to serve the state in the government or in the military and nobility did not guarantee any high positionsWesternization- he traveled through Western Europe in disguise in order to learn how to better Russian society.
12Eastern fashions were prohibited and men could not wear beards
13Interesting 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.
14Japan from 1300’s to 1500’sDivided between shoguns, or military leaders.
15Tokugawa Ieyasu (toh-koo-gah-wah ee-yeh-yah-soo) In early 1600’s he defeated all his rivals and united Japan under one ruler.
16How 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 swordCentral Authority help Japan flourish
17Campaign ManagerImagine 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.
18Choose 1Election 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.