Flashcards in Chapter 4- Questions On Test Not On Study Guides! Deck (15):
When Charles became H.R.E as Charles V his territory grew to include parts of Italy, Austria, and various states of Germany.
Absolute rulers argued that they ruled by divine right, a concept that held that the monarchs received their power from God.
Seadogs are English ship captains supported by Queen Elizabeth I who attacked Spanish treasure ships coming from the Americas.
People in the Netherlands revolted against Spain because of differences in religion.
Beginning with Ivan the Terrible, absolute monarchs in Russia were known as czars.
War of Spanish Succession
The War of Spanish Succession was a war against France involving England, the Netherlands, and the Holy Roman Empire.
Edict of Nantes
The Edict of Nantes was a compromise that gave certain rights to Huguenots as a way to restore peace in France
The War of Spanish Succession was fought to prevent Spain and France from being ruled by members of the same family.
Huguenots were a religious group that challenged the French monarchy's philosophy of "one king, one law, one religion".
Petition of Right
In order to get money from Parliament Charles I signed this in 1628, which placed limits on his power.
Parliament voted to bring back the monarchy, an event known as the Restoration.
Thirty years war
Throwing the representatives of the H.R.E. out of a window caused the thirty years war to begin.
The thirty years war, the war of Austrian Succession, and the Seven Year's War involved countries from Central Europe.
Miguel de Cervantes
Miguel de Cervantes wrote Don Quixote de La Mancha.