Age Of Absolutism

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Age Of Absolutism

  1. 2. Absolutism -a period of European history where almost all nations were ruled by monarchs who had total control and power How?
  2. 3. ? I’ll take that, thank you very much!
  3. 4. Mandate of Heaven
  4. 5. <ul><li>provided strong central </li></ul><ul><li>governments </li></ul><ul><li>rulers often disregard the </li></ul><ul><li>needs of the people </li></ul>Yeah, whatever! Please help!
  5. 6. England X I want an annulment! No way, Bub!
  6. 7. Louis XIV - The Sun King I AM STATE!
  7. 8. Russia Peter the Great Catherine the Great <ul><li>westernized Russia </li></ul><ul><li>built St.Petersburg </li></ul><ul><li>made Russia a major world power </li></ul>

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