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Unit 3

Absolutism

57 min videooctober 4, 2018


AP European History 🇪🇺

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Absolutism was a form of government in which all sovereign power rested in the hands of a single monarch, who claimed to rule by divine right and was therefore responsible only to God. Thus, their subjects could not question or resist against their rule, leading to oppression of the general population and abuse of power by many of the absolute monarchs. In this stream, we'll review all this and more as we discuss the impact of absolutism on Europe as a whole.


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