FC: You Asked... Absolutism Unit
1: How did monarchies develop? How was ruling family determined? | At first (476)After the fall of Rome, monarchies were often born out of military leadership, where successful commanders transformed their power into something hereditary.
2: What types of weapons were available to conquering kings and their armies? 1400 LongBow Sword 1600 The Bayonet The Flintlock Rifle Lance Rapier sword
4: How many Spanish Soldiers died during the attack on England? Over 20,000 Spanish sailors and soldiers were killed, 67 ships were sunk out of 130.
6: When did Gaul become France? A Germanic tribe called the Franks conquered and unified the lands including Gaul.
8: They used coins (gold and silver)and the livre system until the franc was introduced in the 1790's | When did the French begin using paper money?
9: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liNVaGWYHYc | Whats surprising, though, is that those accents were much closer to todays American accents than to todays British accents. While both have changed over time, its actually British accents that have changed much more drastically since then. | What happened to the British accent in the Americas?
10: why wasn't Elizabeth chosen by Edward instead of Lady Jane Grey? | both Mary and Elizabeth were "illegitimate and not lawfully begotten."
11: Why did men of the period wear wigs? | Wigs became a fashion accessory of the wealthy in 1624 when Louis XIII started wearing a wig due to his premature balding.
12: How many Queen Elizabeth's have there been? | One Queen Elizabeth for Great Britain and One Queen of England.
13: Who established the first Russian state? | The Vikings in the 800's
14: Are the British originally Romans? | they are currently thought to be a mix of Roman, Anglo-Saxon (German) and Celtic tribes.