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How was absolutism encouraged by the belief in the divine right of monarchs and the upheavals?

An absolute monarchy is, a monarchy where all the power was in the King and Queen’s hands. Absolutism was encouraged by the belief in the divine rights because they believed that god created the monarchy, and that only the monarchy should be allowed to rule as the representatives of God.

What kind of government did the Dutch create after gaining independence from Spain?

The republic consisted of the seven northern Netherlands provinces that won independence from Spain from 1568 to 1609, and it grew out of the Union of Utrecht (1579), which was designed to improve the military capability of its signatories within the larger union of the rebelling provinces.

What was the main cause of the civil wars that were fought in France between 1562 and 1598?

As the Huguenots gained influence and displayed their faith more openly, Roman Catholic hostility to them grew, spurning eight civil wars from 1562 to 1598. One of the most infamous events of the wars was the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre in 1572, when thousands of Huguenots were killed by Catholics.

What King was the most powerful ruler of France and declared I am the state?

Louis IV

What percent of France is Protestant?

three percent

Why did France not become Protestant?

Ultimately the Huguenots failed in France because they lacked the numbers or autonomy that their German counterparts possessed and so were never able to carve out a settlement that recognised their religion as equal to the Catholics and allowed them to become integrated into the French political system.

What restrictions did Protestants live under in France?

In 1685 Louis XIV enacted the Edict of Fontainebleau, which replaced the Edict of St. Germain and made Protestantism illegal.

What was Carolina’s first permanent settlement?

colony of Santa Elena

What was the political impact of the Protestant Reformation?

The massive turmoil that the Reformation caused had a lasting impact on European politics. Soon after the Catholic Church deemed Martin Luther a “protestant,” Europe became divided along confessional, as well as territorial, lines. The religious turmoil of the period led to warfare within most states and between many.

What were some religious social and political effects of the Reformation?

The Reformation became the basis for the founding of Protestantism, one of the three major branches of Christianity. The Reformation led to the reformulation of certain basic tenets of Christian belief and resulted in the division of Western Christendom between Roman Catholicism and the new Protestant traditions.

How did the Reformation change the nature of government in Europe?

The Protestant Reformation radically shifted the power relationship between Church and State in the Latin West. As the west recovered from the fragmentation of the middle ages and nations became stronger, many rulers began to chafe against the power of the papacy.

Was the Reformation more political or religious?

The Reformation was more of a religious movement than political movement in the perspective of its influence to the world today. Religiously, Catholicism is not the sole Christianity the people in Western Europe follows anymore, which is the result of the Reformation.