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Navarre

Province in the Pyrenees mountains between Spain and France where Henry IV was from

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Henry IV was the first member of what dynasty in France

Bourbon

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Religion of Henry IV

Huguenot (a Protestant minority group)

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Henry IV's conversion to Catholicism helps bring

Peace and unity to France

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Edict of Nantes

Issued by Henry IV and gave religious toleration to Protestants

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In France the burden of taxation fell on

Middle and lower classes

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Who was exempt from taxes in France

Clergy and nobility

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1610 Henry IV was __________ and his son _______ who was _______ years old inherited the throne

Murdered
Louis XIII
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Who acted as regent for Louis XIII

Marie de Medicis- his mother
Cardinal Richelieu- his chief minister

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The regents wanted to take power from ________ and political power from ________

The nobles
The Huguenots

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Intendants

The monarchy's representatives

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What did the Thirty Year's war begin as?

Began as a Protestant rebellion against the Holy Roman Empire
(1618-1648)

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During the 30 years war

Other European nations grew weak from fighting while France stayed strong

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Most of the 30YW fighting took place in

Germany

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By 1648 France had

Joined in the fighting
30YW

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Treaty of Westphalia

Officially ended the 30 years war

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After 30YW France received

Alsace; a valuable territory along the Rhine River

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Louis XIV known as

The Sun King
Age four when inherited throne

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Louis XIV reigned from

1666-1715
Really about 72 years

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Louis XIV wanted to make France's King

Absolute

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