Absolutism to Revolution

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Can you name the Person or term relating to absolutism and revolution?

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Louis XIV and Peter the Great are examples of this type of leader
'I am God's representative on Earth' embodies this idea of rule
Who does this quote refer to? 'They have raised you up to the sky in order, they say, to outshine the grandeur of all your predecessors..Meanwhile your people go hungry'
Peter the Great rule was the czar of what country?
Peter built this city to be the capital and an important trading port with Europe
True or False, Peter the Great expanded his power by building a large army, waging war, and taking over the Russian Orthodox Church
Louis XIV built an extravagant palace here.
Louis XIV could control what group at his palace?
True or False, The Sun King created religious freedom for Protestants in a mostly Catholic France
'L'etat, c'est moi' translates to what?
The movement that used experiment and observation of the real world to form new theories about science (gravity and the movement of planets)
Copernicus and Galileo's revolutionary and controversial idea that the sun is at the center of the solar system.
This was the intellectual movement in Europe that stressed reason, logic, and questioning of accepted beliefs.
The power of a government gets its power from the consent of the governed.
True or False, social contract can produce an absolute monarch
This man wrote about enslavement and natural rights in the Two Treatises of Government
John Locke's three natural rights
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are ______, ______
This British assembly passed laws like the Tea and Stamp Act
Britain wanted to extract raw materials from the American colonies and sell manufactured goods back. This corresponds to what economic idea of increasing wealth?
What document does this quote come from? 'He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.'
Who is 'he' in the previous quote?
After the Revolutionary War and a weak initial government, The United States formed a government based on this document.
The first ten Amendments to the Constitution that protected natural rights like freedom of speech, religion, trial by jury, and arms is called what?
He was the King of France during the French Revolution
Louis XVI called what three layered group to fix France's financial problems?
The National Assembly was formed from which estate?
The National Assembly and starving French people in Paris stormed this prison and armory on July 14, 1789?

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