The Age of Absolutism

By Beverly Moody

155O - 18OO

The Rise of Monarchy

  • Columbian Exchange
  • Gold/silver
  • fear & uncertainty
  • raised taxes
  • Revolt of the Peasants

How to Become the British Monarch

List of Monarchs

  • Sun King
  • Elizabeth 1
  • Peter the Great of Russia

Elizabeth I

  • Burned protestants
  • Got married because her husband wanted the power
  • SUPER ugly
  • She gained the crown due to lack of appearance by her husband