History 16.2

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History 16.2
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France Under Louis XIV
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Section 16.2 Vocab Words
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  1. Balance of Power
    Distribution of military and economic power that prevents any one nation from becoming too strong
  2. Jean-Baptist Colbert
    Louis' brilliant finance minster
  3. Versailles
    Royal French residence and seat of government established by King Louis XIV
  4. Levee
    Rising
  5. Huguenots
    French Protestants of the 1500 & 1600's
  6. Louis XIV
    Inherited the throne in 1643, the year after Richelieu's death
  7. Cardinal Richelieu
    Louis XIII chief minister
  8. Intendant
    Royal officials who collected taxes
  9. Edict of Nantes
    Law issued by French King Henry IV in 1598 giving more religious freedom to French Protestants
  10. Henry IV
    A Huguenot prince inherited the French throne

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