Absolute Monarchs in Europe

Chapter Objective
Study the development of absolute and constitutional monarchies in Europe from 1500 until 1800.

SECTION 1
Spain's Empire and European Absolutism
Describe Spain's empire and the growth of absolute monarchy in Europe.

SECTION 2
The Reign of Louis XIV
Describe the reign of Louis XIV and the power struggles in Europe.

SECTION 3
Central European Monarchs Clash
Summarize the Thirty Years' War, and the formation of central European states.

SECTION 4
Absolute Rulers of Russia
Describe the Russian state and the rule of Peter the Great.

SECTION 5
Parliament Limits the English Monarchy
Explain the conflicts that led to changes to the English political system.

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