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Absolute Monarch
ruler with complete authority over the government and lives of the people
Divine Right
believed authority to rule came directly from G-D
Balence of Power
a distribution of military and economic power that would prevent one nation from dominating Europe
armada
fleet
intendants
royal officials who collected taxed, recruited soldiers and carried out his policies in the provencies
levee
rising [major ritual in the morning]
dissenters
protestants who differed with the Church of England [Puritains]
Habeus Corpus
no person could be held in prison without first being charged with a specific crime
limited monarchy
constitution or legislative body limits the monarch's power
electors
7 leading German princes
mercinaries
soldiers for hire
depopulation
reduction in population
westernization
adoption of western ideas, technology and culture
boyars
landowning nobles
warm-water port
a port that would be free of ice all year round [Black Sea]