Louis XIV DubbsWorld HERSHEY BROWN
Essential Question: How was louis XIV an absolute ruler?
Cardinal Mazarin • Ruled as regent for Louis XIV early-on • Died when Louis was Twenty-Two
Impact of Louis XIV • The Real purpose of Versailles Caging the Nobility (Serves as a way to centralize royal power, and remember, he was “The Sun King” • Expanded French Territory with numerous wars • Premier power in Europe • Ruled for 72 years; never called Estates General (Legislative Branch) into session
Revoking the Edict of Nantes • 1685 • Forbade Protestant Worship • Banished Protestant Ministers • What’re you going to do if you’re a Huguenot?
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