The AGE OF ABSOLUTISM. Warm-up. What happened to the Spanish Armada? It was destroyed by the English Navy Why was England considered a natural fortress? It is an island and it can only be attacked by water What is an absolute monarch?
In the warm-up, we looked at the definition of an absolute monarch.
What types of qualities would an absolute monarch have to have?
What sort of things would an absolute monarch do?
The period of time from 1648 – 1763 is known as the Age of Absolutism or the Age of Absolute Monarchs.
France – Louis xiv
Russia – peter the great