BC: Becky Ash Megan Taryn Period 8
1: Absolutism | Absolutism-dominance through threat of punishment and violence -dictatorship: a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.) -the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government -the doctrine of an absolute being | The Age Of the Absolutism The Age of Absolutism (c. 1610 – c.1789) is a historiographical term used to describe a form of monarchical power that is unrestrained by all other institutions, such as churches, legislatures, or social elites.
2: Louis XIV of France | Title: Sun King country:France dates ruled:1643-1715 strategies used:benefited from the work of prominent political, military and cultural figures evaluation of leadership: successful because he was successful during war.
3: born: September 5, 1638 dies: September 1, 1715 king of France and Navarre He began ruling at age 4 after his father died. He is the longest documented reigns of any European monarch He began personally governingFrance in 16661 Sought to eliminate the remains of Feudalism engaged in 3 major wars
4: Fredrick William II (the great) of Prussia | title: king country: Prussia dates ruled:1789-1797 strategies used: he wanted a lot of things that cost a lot of money evaluation of leadership: not successful because when he died he left the whole state in bankruptcy.
5: Born: September 25, 1744 Died: November 16, 1797 He had many children with his second wife and his mistress. He married Elisabeth Christine then married Frederika Louisa he was also devoted to the arts
6: Charles II of England | Title: king country: England, Ireland, and Scotland dates ruled:1660-1685 strategies used:striked (set down the law Evaluation of leadership:he was sneaky with his desisions but did it because he thought it was the right thing to do
7: born: may 29, 1630 died:February 6,1685 the major foreign policy issue of Charles early reign was the second Anglo-dutch war In 1670 Charles entered into the secret treaty of Dover Charles was popularly known as the Merrie Monarch, in refrence to both the liveliness and hedonisn of his court and the general relief at the return to normality after over a decade of rule by Oliver Cromwell and the puritans.
8: Henry the IV of France | Title: King of France Country: France Dates ruled: France 1589-1610 Navarre 1572-1610 Strategies used: He wanted war with a lot of people and wanted to be king for different country's. Evaluation of leadership: Henry was known as licentious behaviour and his early years, being careless and self-willed.
9: born: December 13, 1553 died: may 14, 1610 First monarch of the Bourbon branch of the capetian dynasty in France. Was a Catholic(was by force). Was assassinated by Franciois Ravaillae. Married Margaret of valois. Saint Bartholomew massaere was on his weeding.
10: Maria Theresa | title: country:Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia,Mantua, Milan,Lodomeria, Galicia, Austrian Netherlands and Parma dates ruled:germany:1740-1780,astria:1745-1765 Bohemia:1740-1741 strategies used: strong
11: evaluation of leadership: her father, emperor, Charles VI did rule then when he died she took his place. she married Francis Stephen of Lorraine which made her more powerful
12: peter I (the great) of Russia | title:king Country:Russia Dates ruled:1682-1725 strategies used: smart evaluation of leadership:he was successful because he won the Great Northern was against Sweden for the Baltic sea. he thought things through before making a decision
13: born:June 9, 1682 died: February 8, 1725 married 2 woman had 14 children. three survived into adulthood he died by a heath problem
14: Catherine the great of Russia | Born: May 2nd 1729 Died: November 17th 1796 Reigned 1762-1796 (34 years) Strategies: Foreign affairs, trade, strong military forces.
15: Catherine the great gained rule after a conspiracy exposed her husband peter the III her reign saw high point in the influence of the Russian nobility. | Catherine had success in foreign policy and over saw sometimes brutal uprisings in the wake of rebellion known as Pugachev's rebellion. under her direct auspices the Russian empire expanded and improved its administration and modernized thought western Europe.
16: Phillip the II of Spain | Born: May 21st 1527 Died: September 13th 1598 (71) Reign: January 16th 1556 till September 13th 1598 (42 years 240 days)
17: Also known as Philip the Prudent, he ruled one of the world's largest empires which included territories in every continent then known to Europeans. He passed acts that made it illegal to deny his rule that passed both in england and in Ireland. Some of his strongest strategies were trade with Portugal.
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