Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/6

Click to flip

6 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Absolutism
The idea that only one ruler can control the government. Involves Absolute Monarchy where the King/Monarch leads the country on his own without sharing the power in any way. It was dominant in Europe during the Enlightenment
Divine Right
by Phillip II,in the late 16th century, was Divine Right. He believed that his power to rule was given to him by God Himself. Many other Kings said and believed this and it usually was linked to Absolutism.
Hugenot
French protestants
The constitution
written in 1787, It created a federal government with power divided between the federal government and the states’ individual governments. It created the three branches [Judicial, Supreme Court, and Executive] of the government.
Laissez-Faire
Meaning to “leave alone,” this is a marketing term that says that the government should not interfere in the businesses of the state.
National Assembly
Founded by the bourgeoisie during the French Revolution, this was a group that joined them with the First and Second Estates [the Nobility and the Clergy]. It lasted from June 17th to July 9th of 1789.