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Philip 2

His son,________,inherited Spain, the Spanish Netherlands, and the American colonies.


absolute monarch

Kings or queen who believed that all power within their state’s boundaries rested in their hands.


divine right

The idea that god created the monarchy and that the monarch acted as god’s representative on earth.