Absolutism and Constitutionalism
 in Western Europe
1589  - 1715

Louis XIV
The Sun King

 ♫♫W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 6 in Bb


Kagan: Chapter 13

A. Document Essays: Constitutional Crisis
B.  Absolute Monarchy in France - Study Questions
C.  Louis Rules - Study Questions



The Nature of Absolutism

Absolutism in France

The Decline of Absolutism in Spain

The Seventeenth Century Dutch Republic

Constitutionalism: In Great Britain

Part One: James I, Charles I

Part Two: The Interregnum, Charles II, James II, The Glorious Revolution of 1688