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Class:510 102 - DEVELOPMNT OF EUR II
Subject:HISTORY, EUROPEAN
University:Rutgers University
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cardinal mazarin Jules Mazarin (; 1602-1661), born Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino or Mazarini, was a French-Italian cardinal, diplomat, and politician, who served as the chief minister of France from 1642 until his death.Ruled france in way of Louis XIV.
The Fronde The Fronde; was a civil war in France, occurring in the midst of the Franco-Spanish War, which had begun in 1635. The word fronde means sling, which Parisian mobs used to smash the windows of supporters of Cardinal Mazarin. Inspired Louis XIV asbolutism.
King Louis XIV Louis XIV (5 September 1638 1 September 1715), known as Louis the Great or the Sun King (French: le Roi-Soleil), was a Bourbon monarch who ruled as King of France and Navarre.Ruled with absolutism and kept nobles in his palace of Versailles
Jacques-Benign Bossuet bishop and theorist of absolutism, "god establishes kings as his ministers and reigns through them over the people
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intendant in france, a civil servant or bureacucrat, appointed by louis XIV
palace of versailles Palace built by louis XIV
jean baptiste colbert Jean-Baptiste Colbert (; 29 August 1619 - 6 September 1683) was a French politician who served as the Minister of Finances of France from 1665 to 1683 under the rule of King Louis XIV.creator of mercantilism
mercantilism Mercantilism is the economic doctrine in which government control of foreign trade is of paramount importance for ensuring the prosperity and military security of the state.
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robert de la salle claimed louisiana for france
szlachta The szlachta was a legally privileged noble class with origins in the Kingdom of Poland.
golden liberty Golden Liberty, sometimes referred to as Golden Freedoms, Nobles' Democracy or Nobles' Commonwealth ( or Zota wolno szlachecka, ) refers to a unique aristocratic political system in the Kingdom of Poland and later, after the Union of Lublin (1569), in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Elect the king
first partition of poland The First Partition of Poland or First Partition of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth took place in 1772 as the first of three partitions that ended the existence of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth by 1795. Growth in the Russian Empire's power, threatening the Kingdom of Prussia and the Habsburg Austrian Empire, was the primary motive behind this first partition.division between prussia, russia, and austria
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 cardinal mazarinJules Mazarin (; 1602-1661), born Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino or Mazarini, was a French-Italian cardinal, diplomat, and politician, who served as the chief minister of France from 1642 until his death.Ruled france in way of Louis XIV.
 The FrondeThe Fronde; was a civil war in France, occurring in the midst of the Franco-Spanish War, which had begun in 1635. The word fronde means sling, which Parisian mobs used to smash the windows of supporters of Cardinal Mazarin. Inspired Louis XIV asbolutism.
 King Louis XIVLouis XIV (5 September 1638 1 September 1715), known as Louis the Great or the Sun King (French: le Roi-Soleil), was a Bourbon monarch who ruled as King of France and Navarre.Ruled with absolutism and kept nobles in his palace of Versailles
 Jacques-Benign Bossuetbishop and theorist of absolutism, "god establishes kings as his ministers and reigns through them over the people
 intendantin france, a civil servant or bureacucrat, appointed by louis XIV
 palace of versaillesPalace built by louis XIV
 jean baptiste colbertJean-Baptiste Colbert (; 29 August 1619 - 6 September 1683) was a French politician who served as the Minister of Finances of France from 1665 to 1683 under the rule of King Louis XIV.creator of mercantilism
 mercantilismMercantilism is the economic doctrine in which government control of foreign trade is of paramount importance for ensuring the prosperity and military security of the state.
 robert de la salleclaimed louisiana for france
 szlachtaThe szlachta was a legally privileged noble class with origins in the Kingdom of Poland.
 golden libertyGolden Liberty, sometimes referred to as Golden Freedoms, Nobles' Democracy or Nobles' Commonwealth ( or Zota wolno szlachecka, ) refers to a unique aristocratic political system in the Kingdom of Poland and later, after the Union of Lublin (1569), in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Elect the king
 first partition of polandThe First Partition of Poland or First Partition of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth took place in 1772 as the first of three partitions that ended the existence of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth by 1795. Growth in the Russian Empire's power, threatening the Kingdom of Prussia and the Habsburg Austrian Empire, was the primary motive behind this first partition.division between prussia, russia, and austria
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