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The Reign of Louis XIV

Mr. Walker


Religious Wars

  • St. Bartholomews Day Massacre

    • Huguenots slaughtered by Catholics

    • Catherine de Medicis daughter marring Huguenot prince Henry of Navarre

    • Most nobles died, Henry survives

  • Henry IV Had to Rebuild France

    • Pressured into converting to Catholicism

    • Tries to help France more

    • Edict of Nantes

      • Declared Huguenots could live in peace in France

    • Some liked him (peace) some didnt (religion)

    • Assassinated Stabbed in a carriage


Henry IV


Louis XIII

  • Henry IVs son Weak ruler

  • Appointed Cardinal Richelieu (RISHuhloo)

    • Real Ruler of France

    • Took Action vs. Protestants No Walls

    • No More Castles for Nobles

    • Increased Power of Govt Agents Middle Class

    • Wanted World Power Hapsburgs (Powerful Family)

      • Gets Involved in the Thirty Years War


Cardinal Richelieu


French Writers

  • Skepticism

    • Idea that nothing can be known for certain

  • Michel de Montaigne

    • Essay

      • Brief written work that expresses a persons thoughts and opinions.

    • New beliefs replace old ones Never have absolute knowledge

  • Ren Descartes

    • Father of Modern Philosophy (and Math too)

    • Scientific Method

    • I think, therefore, I am


Michel de Montaigne


Ren Descartes


Louis XIVs Reign

  • Most Powerful Ruler in French History

  • 14-years old

    • Cardinal Mazarin (MazuhRAN)

      • Ended the Thirty Years War

      • Taxes & Strengthened Cent. Govt

      • Many People Hated Him for This (Nobles)

      • Attempt a Rebellion, but Fail

        • 1 Distrusted leaders more than Mazarin

        • 2 Violent Repression

        • 3 Peasants Hated Fighting Alternative (Rebellion) Was Worse

    • Key to Who Louis is


Cardinal Mazarin


Cardinal Mazarin


Louis XIV

  • Louis = 22 when Mazarin dies

  • Weakened Noble Power

    • Excluded From Councils

    • Intendants

      • Government Agents/Tax Collectors/Police

  • Economic Growth

    • Jean Baptiste Colbert (kawlBEHR)

    • Minister of Finance

    • Believed in Mercantilism

    • Wanted France to be self-sufficient, no imports


Louis XIV


Jean Baptiste Colbert


Colbert

  • Tax Breaks and $$ to French Companies

  • Very High Tariffs

  • Encouraged French Colonies in Canada

  • After Colberts Death, Louis Repeals Edict of Nantes

    • Thousands of Huguenots Flee Country (Skilled Workers & Businessmen)


The Sun King

  • 8:30 Wake-up Call

  • 100 Nobles - 4 Help Him Dress

  • Keeps Nobles at Versailles

    • Keeps Power With Intendants

    • Grand Style Showed Wealth and Power

  • Changes Art

    • No Longer to Glorify God Middle Ages

    • No Longer to Glorify Human Potential Renaissance

    • Glorify King and Absolute Rule


Palace at Versailles


War Time

  • Louis invades neighbors to the west

  • Success makes him want to go north

  • Not as successful, flood countryside

  • European-wide alliance

    • League of Augsburg

    • Austria, Sweden, and Spain = France

  • Poor harvests, war, high taxes


Succession

  • Charles II of Spain childless

  • Promise throne to Philip of Anjou

    • Louis XIVs Grandson

  • HUGE power

  • War of the Spanish Succession - 1701

    • War when England, Austria, Dutch Rep., Portugal, German and Italian states try to prevent union of French and Spanish throne.

  • 1714 Treaty of Utrecht

    • Philip can keep the throne, but cant be united

    • Britain gets Gibraltar Mediterranean entrance


Louis Death

  • Sad years, apologized to people

  • Cheered his death

  • Mixed legacy

    • Times of great power

    • Military leader of Europe

    • Warfare

    • Versailles debt

    • Abuse of power

  • His ideas did not die however

  • Prussia and Austria on deck


This said that all Huguenots could live in peace in France, Louis XIV later repealed it.

  • Treaty of Utrecht

  • Treaty of Tordesillas

  • Edict of Nantes

  • Divine Right


I helped Louis XIII run France and was responsible for getting France involved in the Thirty Years War.

  • Jean Baptiste Colbert

  • Cardinal Richelieu

  • Cardinal Mazarin

  • Ren Descartes


I am a skeptic. I also helped develop the idea of the scientific method.

  • Jean Baptiste Colbert

  • Cardinal Richelieu

  • Cardinal Mazarin

  • Ren Descartes


I helped Louis XIV run France until he was old enough to do it himself. I pulled France out of the Thirty Years War.

  • Jean Baptiste Colbert

  • Cardinal Richelieu

  • Cardinal Mazarin

  • Ren Descartes


I was Louis XIVs Minister of Finance. I wanted France to be 100% self-sufficient.

  • Jean Baptiste Colbert

  • Cardinal Richelieu

  • Cardinal Mazarin

  • Ren Descartes


I became Frances most powerful ruler and called myself The Sun King

  • Louis XIII

  • Louis XIV

  • Henry IV

  • Henry VIII


Louis XIVs magnificent palace was called this

  • El Escorial

  • The Sun Palace

  • Versailles

  • Palace of Westphalia


This war was to prevent the thrones of France and Spain to combine.

  • War of Spanish Succession

  • Thirty Years War

  • Spanish-American War

  • Seven Years War


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