A word commonly used by art critics to consider previous arts as an unbalanced style.
The French chief minister of Louis XIII
Cardinal Richelieu
The successor of Elizabeth I, a Stuart, who held an absolutist belief.
James I
A government, where the monarch holds an absolutist belief, where he has the the ultimate authority.
divine right monarchy
A successor in the Bourbon monarchy, and crowned king at the age of nine.
Louis XIII
King’s court
royal councils
Royal civil servants that were responsible in their districts
Failed to revive Spain’s power during the Thirty Years’ War.
Philip IV
A series of violent uprisings during the early reign of Louis XIV triggered by growing royal control and oppressive taxation.
The Sun King, who truly withheld an absolutist view. A monarch, who set up an extravagant court at the city of Versailles.
Louis XIV
Succeeded James I, who went against Parliament in the English civil war.
Charles I
A legislation that worked to limit the power of the monarch, and attempted to make government without parliament impossible.
Long Parliament
Following the execution of Charles I, he became the Lord Protector, with all the responsibilities of a king, but refused to take the title of a king.
Oliver Cromwell
The return of an English monarchy in 1660, by bringing Charles II to the throne.
Stuart Restoration
A monarch that received an annual payment from Louis XIV in return that he relaxes the laws against Catholics.
Charles II
Succeeded his brother, Charles I, and violated the Test Act. By holding absolutist belief, he went further to grant religious freedom to all.
James II
A philosopher that defended the Glorious Revolution.
John Locke
A time period, where one king was replaced by another with minimal bloodshed. Also a time period, where the idea of divine-right monarchy was gone, and both the monarchy and Parliament worked together.
Glorious Revolution
Believed that if humans are left ungoverned, they would fight violently for power and wealth; therefore, he regarded the absolute rule of a monarch the solution.
Thomas Hobbes
Crowned King and queen, and recognized the supremacy of Parliament.
William and Mary
This formulated a direct response to Stuart absolutism.
Bill of Rights
Determined to unify Brandenburg, Prussia, and areas around the Rhine River.
Frederick William
The nobility of Brandenburg and Prussia, they were reluctant allies of Frederick William in his consolidation of the Prussian state.
A giant of his time determined to improve and build the army in Russia.
Peter I
Russia’s victory against the small army of Sweden due to Peter’s new war machine.
Battle of Poltava

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