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Which centuries were the rise of the monarchies?

In 15th and 16th century, Europeans monarchs greatly strenghthened their authority.


Name the 5 things that they imposed their authority.

1. They unified the territories of their kingdom
2. established a bureaucracy of royal officials at their service.
3. They created a taxation system which brought them a regular income
4. They set up a permanent army, under the controls of generals.
5. They created a diplomatic service so that ambassadors represented them in other countries.