Absolutism

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Absolutism by Mind Map: Absolutism

1. France

1.1. Henry IV

1.1.1. Religious freedom

1.1.1.1. Edict of Nantes

1.1.2. Transferd to Catholicism for power

1.2. Louis XIII

1.2.1. Destroyed nobles and protestants

1.2.2. united France

1.2.3. 30 Years War

1.2.4. help protestants weaken Spain

1.3. Louis XIV

1.3.1. Inherited France at the age of 5

1.3.2. Made France center of power

1.3.3. Controlled nobles

1.3.4. War to unite France and spain

1.3.5. More debt, higher taxes

1.4. Louis XV

1.4.1. Lost seven years war

1.4.2. inherited high axes and debt

1.4.3. Powerful yet bankrupt

2. spain

2.1. Charles V

2.1.1. Encouraged western exploration

2.1.2. Money from New World gold and silver

2.1.3. Religious wars paid for by New world

2.2. Phillip II

2.2.1. Fought Religious wars against protestants

2.2.2. Built and lost the Spanish armada

2.3. Decline

2.3.1. Lost power due to inflation and overspending

3. Habsburg

3.1. Very disorganized

3.2. Attempted central government with absolutism

3.3. Failures lead to dual monarch system

3.4. Ceased to exist after WW1