CSM HST 1012 - Chapter 15 State Building and the Search for Order in the Seventeenth Century (32 pages)

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Chapter 15 State Building and the Search for Order in the Seventeenth Century

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Hst 1012 - Western Civilization

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Chapter 15 State Building and the Search for Order in the Seventeenth Century Social Crises War and Rebellions Economic contraction Population changes The Witchcraft Craze Witchcraft before the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Increased persecution and executions Accusations against witches Reasons for Witch craze Religious Uncertainty Social Conditions Women as primary victims Begins to subside by mid Seventeenth Century The Thirty Years War 1618 1648 Conflict begins between Catholics Habsburg and Calvinists Bohemia Denmark Sweden France and Spain join in Conflict between Habsburg Spain and Bourbon France Peace of Westphalia 1648 End of the Holy Roman Empire Social and Economic effects debated Rebellions Peasant Revolts 1590 1640 France Austria Hungary Portugal and Catalonia Russia 1641 1645 and 1648 Switzerland 1656 Noble Revolts in France 1648 1652 2003 Wadsworth a division of Thomson Learning Inc Thomson Learning is a trademark used herein under license The Thirty Years War Absolutism How was Absolutism practiced in Europe of the 17th century France France and Absolute Monarchy Origins of French Absolutism Direct taxation by King dating back to Hundred Years War Demand for order after 30Years War French Absolutism Cardinal Richelieu Weakens Huguenots and nobles Battle of La Rochelle 1628 Cardinal Mazarin Growth of Bureaucracy Sale of offices The Fronde Noble Revolt The Reign of Louis XIV 1643 1715 Restructure the Central Government Versailles The High Nobility Coopting rivals Religion Edict of Fontainebleau 1685 Finances Expansion of France Jean Baptist Colbert Professional Army 100 000 men in peacetime 400 000 in wartime Four wars between 1667 1713 The Palace of Versailles Absolutism in Central and Eastern Europe The German States The Rise of Brandenburg Prussia The Hohenzollern Dynasty Frederick William the Great Elector Army General War Commissariat to levy taxes Frederick III King of Prussia 1701 2003 Wadsworth a division of Thomson Learning Inc Thomson



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