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Ch 18: NY Regents - Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe (1648-1715): Tutoring Solution

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The Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe (1648-1715) chapter of this NY Regents Global History and Geography Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about absolutism and constitutionalism for the NY Regents Exam. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving absolutism and constitutionalism in Western Europe required in a typical global history and geography course.

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  • Discuss the Thirty Years' War.
  • Take a look at the competing powers that emerged with the decline of Spain's power.
  • Examine the growth of the Dutch Republic.
  • Learn about the English Civil War.
  • Discuss the restoration of England.
  • Become familiar with the Glorious Revolution.
  • Understand what France was like under the rule of Louis XIV.
  • Learn about the War of Spanish Succession.

10 Lessons in Chapter 18: NY Regents - Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe (1648-1715): Tutoring Solution
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The Thirty Years' War & the Peace of Westphalia: Summary & Significance

1. The Thirty Years' War & the Peace of Westphalia: Summary & Significance

In this lesson we explore the Thirty Years' War and the subsequent Peace of Westphalia. The continental conflict arose out of political and religious issues in the Holy Roman Empire and Europe as a whole, and its conclusion in 1648 changed the face of European politics.

The Decline of Spain & Emergence of Competing Powers

2. The Decline of Spain & Emergence of Competing Powers

In this lesson, we explore the changing geopolitical situation in seventeenth-century Europe. As Spain's power lessened, other powers such as France, Great Britain, and the Netherlands vied to replace Spain as the preeminent power of Europe.

The Rise of the Dutch Republic & Their Golden Age: History & Timeline

3. The Rise of the Dutch Republic & Their Golden Age: History & Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the birth of the Dutch Republic and the Dutch Golden Age which followed. Through innovation and economic success, the Dutch became one of the most powerful nations in seventeenth-century Europe.

The English Civil War: Summary, Causes, Effects & Timeline

4. The English Civil War: Summary, Causes, Effects & Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the English Civil War, a conflict that took place in the 1640s between forces loyal to King Charles I and those loyal to Parliament. The conflict arose due to complex political and religious disagreements and culminated in the trial of the king.

The Restoration of a Limited Monarchy in England: Definition & History

5. The Restoration of a Limited Monarchy in England: Definition & History

In this lesson we explore the English Restoration of the monarchy in 1660. Over a decade after Parliament beheaded King Charles I, it restored his son, Charles II, to the English throne, albeit under a new, limited constitutional monarchy.

The Creation of Great Britain & The English Bill of Rights

6. The Creation of Great Britain & The English Bill of Rights

In this lesson we explore the 1688 Glorious Revolution in England, where the Catholic James II was supplanted by Parliament in favor of William and Mary, as well as other important political landmarks of the late Stuart period including the English Bill of Rights and the Act of Union.

The Reign of Louis XIV in France: Accomplishments & Influence

7. The Reign of Louis XIV in France: Accomplishments & Influence

In this lesson, we explore the reign of Louis XIV in France. Domestically, Louis revolutionized numerous facets of French government and administration over his 72-year reign.

French Expansion Under Louis XIV: Conflicts & Overview

8. French Expansion Under Louis XIV: Conflicts & Overview

In this lesson, we explore the initial expansion and eventual reduction of French territory during the reign of Louis XIV of France, and the numerous wars fought and political games played in the process.

The War of Spanish Succession and the Treaty of Utrecht

9. The War of Spanish Succession and the Treaty of Utrecht

In this lesson we explore the War of the Spanish Succession. With multiple claimants and no clear heir, several nations fought from 1701 to 1714 to decide the Spanish throne and tip the balance of power in Europe in their favor.

The Failures & Death of Louis XIV

10. The Failures & Death of Louis XIV

In this lesson we will learn about King Louis XIV of France. We will focus specifically on his legacy, his failures, and his death. We will highlight key themes and developments and seek to understand his reign from an objective point of view.

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