Flashcards in Chapter 7: The Catholic Reformation and the Wars of Religion Deck (33)
Consequences of the Thirty Years War: for France
France successfully weakened both the Hapsburg empire and the Holy Roman Empire. Received parts of Alsace and Lorraine from the Peace agreement, and finally emerged as the strongest European power at the time.
Consequences of the Thirty Years War: for Military Strategy
Countries now placed great importance on permanent armies, as the size increased greatly after the thirty years war. More complex bureaucracies were also formed, and taxes were increased to pay for these large armies.