FC: 2013 | 2014 | Royal Elite High school | Absolutism Is a form of government where one person,usually called a monarch holds power that is not restrained or controlled by other forces. | divine right theory | The idea that god created the monarchy and that monarchs acted as gods representatives on Earth.
1: Country: Spain hobbies: -He was catholic -Became ruler of Spain and Netherlands. quotes- "I would rather lose all my lands and a hundred lives than be king over heretics." | Philip II
2: Country: France Hobbies:ordered the nobles to take down their castles and relied on government agents from the middle class rather than the nobles for state government. Sport: The first war was against Spain. (War of Spanish succession) | Louis XIV | Negative- constant wars and the construction of the palace of Versailles put France in a staggering debt. Plus the poor people were burned in high taxes. quotes- "i am the state"
3: Country:Austria Hobbies: ruler of Austria. Sports:seven year war against Fredrick the great (Prussia). he thought she would give up her position in ruling but she didn't. quotes- "Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies" | Maria Theresa
4: Country- Prussia Hobbies: king of Prussia .interested in music and philosophy. Sports- he went against Austria , in invaded Saxony fighting between Britain . so he gained Silesia . Quotes- "an educated people can be easily governed" | Fredrick The Great
5: COUNTRY: Russian HOBBIES: Him and his wife were happily married and she helped him control his temper, but when she died he blamed the boyars of poisoning her. Quotes-I will not see the destruction of the christian converts who are loyal to me, and to my last breath I will fight for the orthodox faith." | Ivan The Terrible
6: COUNTRY: RUSSIA Hobbies: He had 2 wives a 14 children; three of them have survived. - known for the young tsar. Sports: The Great Northern War lasted from 1700 to 1721. The Great Northern War was fought between Sweden's Charles XII and a coalition lead by Peter the Great. By the end of the war, Sweden had lost her supremacy as the leading power in the Baltic region and was replaced by Peter the Great's Russia. | Peter The Great
7: CHARles i
8: Oliver Cromwell | Country: Hobbies:he didn't want to celebrate Christmas and he banned pretty much everything. Sports: He was over thrown because nobody liked the way he ruled.
9: Country: england Hobbies:monarch of 3 kingdoms england Scotland and Ireland. Sports: Quotes:" you had better have one king than 500" | Charles II
10: James II (Glorious Revolution)
11: Class of Monarchies | Royal Elite Highschool