AP GLOBAL Review

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SPICE- social, political, interactions between people, cultural, economic
Absolutism
- Divine Right- one ruler has complete rule/power over all his/her territory
- levy taxes to finance lifestyle
- large standing armies
- bureaucracies to control their country’s economy
- arts as patronage to display power
- increase courts size to appear more powerful
- control religious and social gatherings to control the spread of ideas and knowledge

- emerged as a way to control instability

- Huguenots-a form of Calvinists - Henry IV - Edict of Nantes(1598)-ended religious wars
-Thirty Years War-started as a religious conflict - considered as the 1st global conflict - Peace of Westphalia
- economics- war, famine, and plague - Ice Age-16th century social- witchcraft- tension between Protestants and Catholics

India
Akbar the Great religious tolerance, centralized government, extended empire encouraged arts and literature spread - illiterate himself modernized army and encouraged trade devoted to architecture remembered as religiously tolerant and maintained peace in his land

France
Louis XIV - Sun King expanded bureaucracies, Palace of Versailles highly disciplined army, strongest in Europe - used to wage wars expected loyalty from his subjects persecuted Huguenots lavish and opulent - Palace of Versailles large and reflected opulent
2000+ acres
Policies: Jean Baptiste Colbert policy advisor policy of mercantilism-prosperity depends on bullion(gold and silver) increase exports over imports mother country would gain colonies to gain more resources

France was wealthy and powerful arts, literature, statesmanship strong army-developing of army
Used up huge amount of money, debts involved in many wars(effect of debt) caused by extravagance of Palace excessive taxes led to resentment had created many enemies

Russia
Ivan the Terrible(1547-84)
1547-60(good)
largest expansion of land territory developed code of laws, ruled justly
1560-84(bad)
wife died-breakdown

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