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    The Thirty Years’ War of the Holy Roman Empire originated as a religious feud between Prosthetics and Catholics that later advanced into a political conflict across Europe. Over the course of thirty years, Europe had exhausted itself at war and was faced with devastating losses, both religiously as the divide could not be solved by war, as well as political turmoil. The evolution from religious argument to political conflict is what marks the Thirty Years War as a turning point in European history, as this is the last war in which large nation-states aligned with their dominant religions during war. Prior to the war, the Holy Roman Empire had been divided into various fractions. In the 1600s, the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire attempted…

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    The Thirty Years' War was a great power struggle between Catholics and Protestants of Europe. Countries became involved for not only religious reasons but also political and economic reasons. Warring factions among the Protestants and Calvinists brought upon more unrest within the Christian community and it was only inevitable that a religious war would soon break out. Firstly, the Council of Trent led to suspicions of Catholic conspiracy. Moreover, Ferdinand stripped the political freedom of…

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    The Thirty Years War’s war origins were largely due to religion, although political factors coincided as the war continued throughout the seventeenth century, and so the importance of religion within these wars shouldn’t be overstated as there were other factors interweaving alongside religion. The importance of religion in the Thirty Years War is emphasised through the evolution of new religious denominations appearing during the Reformation and Counter-Reformation, causing friction in Europe. …

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    The Thirty Years’ War, which lasted from 1618-1648, ravaged Europe for three decades aimed at the control of Germany by the Habsburg House that had ruled the Holy Roman Empire since the fifteenth century. This war was sparked by the Protestant Reformation that had begun in 1517. Though the war was destructive on all accounts, it did help shape today’s modern Europe. This essay will evaluate the Thirty Years’ War and how it helped form the modern state of Europe. The Thirty Years’ War was both…

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    During the sixteenth and seventeenth century, Europe was plagued with an extensive period of religious wars that would affect the course of history thereafter by permanently damaging Christendom. The Thirty Years’ War, the last and final religious war of its time period, came to be one of the most devastating conflicts in Europe and enforced a questioning of religious truth. At its conclusion, the Thirty Years’ War reconstructed the European map, laid the foundations for absolutism, and pushed…

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    This paper will briefly highlight the causes and the resulting consequences of the disorder and violence that involved a large portion of Europe in the first half of the 17th century known as the Thirty Years’ War. Religious conflict was nothing new. However, developing new concepts like absolutism and the ‘nation state’ played key components in the causation and continuation of this sustained conflict. Changes in the science of warfare was also a contributing factor. In the end there was a new…

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    The Thirty Years’ War was a change between actions for religious reasons to actions for political reasons. The war started with Ferdinand II’s war against Frederick V to regain the Bohemian Crown that was originally his, but after Frederick had been defeated, Ferdinand, who was Catholic, completed the goal he set previous to his war against Frederick by demanding that all lands originally Catholic that became Protestant be returned to Catholic. He also decreed that because Calvinists were not…

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    For the first time in his adult life, Axel Oxenstierna, Chancellor of Sweden, suffered through a sleepless night. On November 6, 1632, Gustav II Adolf (also known as Gustavus Adolphus, the Latinized version of his name), the king of Sweden, fell during the Battle of Lutzen, part of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) being fought by Sweden, France, and their allies against the Holy Roman Empire, and its allies. While Gustav had an heir in his daughter Christina, she was only 6 years old at the time…

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    Thirty Years War 1618-1648 The Thirty Years War brought devastation to Europe during the early seventeenth century. It was a conflict between religious views and political rule in Europe that began in 1618 and ended in 1648, and r was fought primarily within the Christian community over which denomination should rule the Holy Roman Christian Empire within Europe, Catholics,or Protestants., or. The war is categorized into periods, the Bohemian Phase, Danish Phase, the Swedish…

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    Why did The Thirty Years ' War begin? The Thirty Years ' War was fought between 1618 and 1648. Myron P. Gutmann puts that among the major wars of the modern European history the Thirty Years ' War stands out not just for its duration but also for its striking impact on the international system in which it took place. But As learned in History 1102 the Thirty Years ' War began by means of a diplomatic incident called the defenestration of Prague which was an act of throwing people throw…

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