Study Guide for Ch. 16 – The Age of Absolutism Terms and People to Know
Ch 16 Sec 1. ( pgs 502 – 509)
and Isabella Hapsburgs Empire Charles V
Roman Empire Battle of Mohacs
cumbersome Philip II of
Divine right of kings
Battle of Lepanto Dutch Netherlands The Spanish Armada Sir Francis Drake Siglo de Oro
El Greco Diego Velazquez Miguel Cervantes Don Quixote
16 Sec 2. (pgs. 510-515)
Huguenots St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre Henry IV of France Bourbons Edict of Nantes Cardinal Richilieu Cardinal Mazarin
Louis XIII The Fronde Louis XIV (Sun King) Estates General intendants Jean Baptiste Colbert Versailles la levee Jean Racine Moliere French Academies balance of power War of the Spanish Succession Treaty of Utrecht Louis XV
16 Sec 3. (pgs. 516 –524)
Tudors Henry VIII Elizabeth I James I ( England) suppressed dissenters Puritans
Act of Supremacy Stuarts Charles I William Laud The Long Parliament The English Civil War Cavaliers Roundheads
Oliver Cromwell The Commonwealth Lord Protector Levellers Charles II The Restoration James II The Glorious Revolution English Bill of Rights limited monarchy William and Mary constitutional government cabinet Robert Walpole oligarchy
Ch 16 Sec 4. ( pgs. 525 – 529)
Electors Thirty Years War Ferdinand I ( H.R.E.) mercenaries depopulation Peace of Westphalia Austrian Hapsburgs Maria Theresa War of the Austrian Succession Joseph II Hohenzollern Frederick William I Junkers Silesia Frederick II
16 Sec 5. ( pgs. 530 –
Peter the Great westernization autocratic warm-water port The Great Northern War
St. Petersburg Vitus Bering Catherine the Great Russo-Turkish War partition Partition of Poland
What conflicts was Charles V involved in?
What role did Philip II take in government affairs?
In what conflicts was Philip II involved? Explain what happened.
What was the Siglo de Oro? Why did Spain suffer an economic decline?
How did France develop a strong monarchy?
How did Cardinal Richelieu consolidate the power in the hands of the king?
What was the Estates General and what role did it play in governing France?
How did Louis XIV gain loyalty from the middle class and add to his power?
How did Henry VIII and Elizabeth I reinforce Parliament’s power?
Describe and explain the English Civil War and the Restoration
What caused the Thirty years War? What were the results of the Treat of Westphalia?
Explain the Empires of the Prussians and Austrians
Describe and Explain the reigns of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great in Russia