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Granted religious tolerance to French Huguenots

Edict of Nantes

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_________ declared the edict of Nantes

Henry IV

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Henry VI appointed ____________ as his chief minister and made the tax system more efficient

Duke de sully

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Henry IV and duke de sully raised revenue by

Selling government offices known as robe nobles

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Second bourbon monarch

Louis XIII

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Appointed as Louis XIII's chief minister

Cardinal Richelieu

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Place public order over religious zeal

Politique

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Henry IV was from

France

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Second bourbon monarch

Louis XIII

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Implemented royal orders

The intendants

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The intendants included what kind of people (social class)

Middle class hired as robe nobles or minor nobles

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The intendant system did what to nobles political power

Strengthen it

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The Intendant system did what to social and economic privileges of nobility in France.

Did not lessen but remained the same

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Prominent French churchman and principal theorist of 17th century absolutism

Bishop Bossuet

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Onl leader in 17the century to not share power with parliament

Louis XIV

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"L'etat, c'est moi"

I am the state. Louis XIV

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Chief minister to Louis XIV

Did not have chief minister

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Louis XIV increased the power of the __________ and reduced the political power of the ______________

Intendants
French nobility

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Louis did not give key positions to nobility but instead

Men from the bourgeois

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Sun king

Louis XIV

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Louis XIV designed the Versailles palace to be

A symbol of his absolute power

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Louis XIV's general of finances

Jean baptist Colbert

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Colbert expanded manufacturing by

Abolishing domestic tariffs

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Colbert protected French products by

Placing high tariffs on goods coming into the country.

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Colbert encouraged people to emigrate to Canada because

Colonies were a good source of raw material

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Revocation of edict of Nantes occurred because

Louis XIV wanted "one king, one law, one faith"

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As a result of the revocation of the edict of Nantes France lost

Many skilled workers of different religions

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Who supported the revocation of the edict of Nantes

The French catholic clergy

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How many Huguenots fled France due to the revocation of the edict of Nantes

About 200,000

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What were Louis XIV's two stratification goals in war

Expand France's natural frontiers and make France a global power

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Smaller countries used balance of powers against Louis XIV in order to

Stop his powerful invasions

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Balance of powers was threatened when In the beginning of the 18th century by Louis XIV when

Charles II dies and left the Throne to Louis grandson, Phillip of Anjou

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The grand alliance included

Holland, Austria, Brandenburg and Italian duchy of savoy

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The purpose of the grand alliance of the 18th century was to

Stop Louis XIV from making a universal monarchy.

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War of Spanish sea session left France

Battered and weakened with large debt.

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Treaty of Utrecht created

A new balance if power that preserved peace for 30 years

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Spanish power reaches high point at the end of the 16th century under the rule of

Phillip II

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Duke de sully's financial reform helped France by

Reducing debt building new roads and canals and encouraging colonization of the new world