Abolute Monarchs


ABSOLUTE MONARCHS
During the middle of the seventeen century and early eighteen century, the system of central authority was established. King Louis XIV (Sun King), Frederick William (The Elector), and Tsar Peter I (The Great) their achievements, policies, and similarities were in view of obtaining desired goals.
Many achievements for advancement were accomplished during the late 1700s and early 1800s. The French King Louis XIV created at Versailles, near Paris a elaborate court and in 1680s he transformed a small chateau into the ...

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public buildings. He also established an academy of Sciences. Tsar Peter I was the only one of the autocrats to build an entirely new capital, called ST. Petersburg.
Policies were implemented to establish precedence. Louis XIV implemented polices to expand Frances’s frontiers and to assert his superiority over other European states. In the early 1680s, Louis adopted the Marquis aim and asserted his right to a succession of territories on Frances’s northeast border. Also, in 1685 Louis revoked the Edict of Nantes, he forced France’s 1 million Huguenots either to leave the country or to convert to Catholicism. In 1648 Frederick William, backed by both the Dutch and the French, restrained Sweden in northern Europe during the negotiation leading to the Treaty of
Westphalia, earning new territory without having to do much. Also, in 1653 the Diet of Brandenburg gave Frederick the right to raises taxes without its consent. Tsar’s Peter ...

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Added: 12/12/2005 01:53:45 PM
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