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AGE OF ABSOLUTISM. FRANCE. FRANCE. CHARLEMAGNE’S. After the break up of empire, France was under the feudal system CAPETIAN DYNASTY 987 began it in France through Monarchy ends with the. HUGH CAPET. PARIS. UNITED. WARS. FRENCH REVOLUTION. FRANCE. ENGLAND.

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Age of absolutism

AGE OF ABSOLUTISM

FRANCE


France

FRANCE

CHARLEMAGNE’S

After the break up of empire, France was under the feudal system

CAPETIAN DYNASTY

  • 987 began it in

  • France through

  • Monarchy ends with the

HUGH CAPET

PARIS

UNITED

WARS

FRENCH REVOLUTION


France1

FRANCE

ENGLAND

HUNDRED YEARS’ WAR (1337-1453)

  • France vs.

  • Promoted in both countries

  • New weapons:

  • - woman who led battles, was captured & burned at the stake

  • 1453 - of the war was the

    end of the

NATIONALISM

LONG BOW

JOAN OF ARC

END

MIDDLE AGES


France2

FRANCE

RELIGIOUS

1500’s:

  • France involved in severe wars

  • Wars between Catholics & (French Protestants)

  • Most severe in 1572

HUGENOTS

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S

DAY MASSACRE


France3

FRANCE

QUEENS

KINGS

ABSOLUTISM:

  • Absolute & who had complete

    (power) over the government and

    of the people in their nation

AUTHORITY

LIVES


France4

FRANCE

CONTROL

DIVINE RIGHT

GOAL: every aspect of society

  • Absolute monarchs believed in

  • Louis XIII took over when his father Henry IV was killed

  • He was a king so he appointed a strong minister – Cardinal Richelieu – leader of the

    in France

1610

WEAK

CATHOLIC CHURCH


France5

FRANCE

GOAL:

  • Increased the power of the King by weakening the power of :

  • RICHELEIU was the leader of France

  • By France replaced as the most powerful European nation – and it ruled by an

    monarch

  • Richeleiu’s efforts paved the way for the most powerful ruler in French history:

1. NOBLES

2. HUGUENOTS

ACTUAL

1600’s

SPAIN

ABSOLUTE

LOUIS XIV


France6

FRANCE

1643

4

LOUIS XIV “THE SUN KING” (1638-1715):

  • - Louis XIV becomes King - years old

  • Ruled for

  • Because he was so young, the leader was Richelieu’s successor,-followed Richeleiu’s policies

  • Mazarin died in , and

    Louis took over at

72 YEARS

TRUE

MAZARIN

1661

22

http://vimeo.com/37593727

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWQfb2vtxnA


France louis xiv the sun king

FRANCE: LOUIS XIV “THE SUN KING”

LOYALTY & OBEDIENCE

“I AM THE STATE”

  • He demanded complete

  • Proclaimed “L’etat, c’estmoi” -


France under louis xiv

FRANCE UNDER LOUIS XIV

EDICT OF NANTES

LUXURY

  • Revoked the

  • - used wealth for himself, not his people

    Ex. Built the Palace at

VERSAILLES


France under louis xiv1

FRANCE UNDER LOUIS XIV

36,000

Palace at Versailles:

Used laborers

Present day cost:

$2.5 BILLION


France under louis xiv2

FRANCE UNDER LOUIS XIV

MERCANTILISM

3. Believed in importance of colonies (Canada)

4. - promoted art, music, opera, ballet

5. - built a strong army but led France into disastrous wars – few were successful

6. - France took on huge debt with high taxes

CULTURE

MILITARY

ECONOMY


Age of absolutism

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  • Capet, Hugh. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/20140/media?assemblyId=166630>.

  • “Joan of Arc at the Coronation of Charles VII in Reims Cathedral”. IMAGE. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May 2014. http://media1.school.eb.com/eb-media/92/60892-004-53D4AF1E.jpg .

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  • Wartburg.edu. Louis XIV of France.jpg. Digital image. Wikipedia. Wikimedia Commons, 26 Aug. 2012. Web. 15 May 2014. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Louis_XIV_of_France.jpg>.

  • Louis XIII. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/49066/media?assemblyId=12687>.

  • Louis XIV. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/49067/media?assemblyId=20874>.

  • Largillière, Nicolas de: “Louis XIV and His Family”. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 May 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/49067/media?assemblyId=82291>.

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