AP Euro Chapter 15 Vocab

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  1. Mercantilism
    promotes governmental regulation of a nation's economy. economic counterpart of political absolutism. served to strengthen the monarchy.
  2. Sexism
    prejudice against women based on sex
  3. Skepticism
    doubting the truth
  4. Baroque
    a style of European architecture, music, and art of the 17th and 18th centuries that followed mannerism and is characterized by ornate detail
  5. Nobility of the robe
    selling hereditary judicial or administrative positions to make money for France
  6. Quinto
    a tax on the slave trade/salves
  7. Peace/Treaty of Westphalia
    the treaty that ended the Thirty Years' War
  8. Edict of Nantes
    a document Henry published that granted Huguenots liberties, restored internal peace to France
  9. Inflation
    an increase in prices and decrease in value of purchasing money
  10. Racism
    prejudice against another race based on the belief that one's own race is superior
  11. Misogyny
    the hatred of women
  12. Huguenots
    French protestants (mostly calvinists) that were fought against at the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre
  13. Corregidores
    spanish government officials who served to strengthen the monarchy
  14. Thirty Year's War
    Initially a war between Protestant and Catholic states in the fragmenting Holy Roman Empire, it gradually developed into a more general conflict involving most of the great powers of Europe, becoming less about religion and more a continuation of the France–Habsburg rivalry for European political pre-eminence.
  15. Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre
    a targeted group of assassinations, followed by a wave of Catholic mob violence, both directed against the Huguenots
  16. Taille
    tax on land
  17. Politiques
    small group of moderates who believed that strong monarchy could fix the issues in France
  18. *Union of Utrecht*
    Low countries declared independence
  19. *Edict of Nantes*
    granted the Huguenots rights
  20. *Treaty of Cateau-Cambresis*
    Ended the Hapsburg-Valois wars
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AP Euro Chapter 15 Vocab
AP Euro Chapter 15 Vocab
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