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The Reign of Louis XIV

Louis Fights Disasterous Wars

Louis invaded the Spanish Netherlands in an effort to expand France's boundaries

The war ended in 1678 with the Treaty of Nijmegen.

France gained several towns and a region called Franche-Comte'.

In 1701, England, Austria, the Dutch Republic, Portugal, and several German and Italian states joined together to prevent the uion of the French and Spanish thrones. The long struggle that followed is knows as the War of the Spanish succession

Religious Wars and Power Struggles

Henry of Navarre

Louis XIII and Cardinal Richelieu

The Sun King's Grand Style

Louis spent a fortune to surround himself with luxury

Louis made opera and ballet more popular.

One of his favorite writers was Molier'e

Writers Turn Toward Skepticism

Skepticism-the idea that nothing can ever be known for certain.

Montaigne and Descartes

Louis XIV Comes to Power

Louis became king in 1643 after the death of his father, Louis XIII, the true ruler of France was Richelieu's successor, Cardinal Mazarin

In 1661 Louis took control of the government himself at the age of 22

He increased the power of the government agents called intendants who collected taxes and administered justice.

He devoted himself to helping France attain economic, political, and cultural brilliance.