Flashcards - Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe (1648-1715)

Flashcards - Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe (1648-1715)
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English Civil War
The English Civil War was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists over, principally, the manner of England's government
constitutional monarchy
A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the monarch executes their authorities in accordance with a set constitution, which can include political and constitutional conventions
Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution
Holy Roman Empire
The Holy Roman Empire was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806
Dutch Golden Age
The Dutch Golden Age was a period in Dutch history, roughly spanning the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, military, and art were among the most acclaimed in the world
Oliver Cromwell
Oliver Cromwell was an English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland
Louis the Great
Louis XIV , known as Louis the Great or the Sun King , was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715
John Calvin
John Calvin was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation

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