Franciscans are members of Roman Catholic religious orders founded by Saint Francis of Assisi. They went to China to convert people.
Catholic religious order founded by Saint Dominic. Similar to Franciscans, they tried to find converters in China
A bow in front of the emperor.
The nobility of Japan. They were given areas to rule which broke up the power from the emperor.
A daimyo in the Sengoku period who unified the political factions of Japan
By not participating in the Korean campaigns it became easy for him to rise to power. He took over 1/4 of the land for himself and forced the Daimyo to serve in his castle. He banned christianity and encouraged Neo-Confucianism.
a military rank and historical title for hereditary military dictator of Japan.
The upper class of Japan but was also a warrior.
1st Christian Missionaire in Japan. He was welcomed by the nobility and was very successful to the point when he moved to China to continue his work.
After the isolation of Japan, Nagasaki was the only place that ships could come to twice a year.
When one monarch has complete control of his or her nation without any limit to their power
The theory that the rulers of lands were chosen from god, are holy, and carry gods message to his people.
A strong believe in Divine Right, he ruled over Spain while trying to overtake Portugal. Soon he was defeated when a group of Protestants tried to bring in a new ruler.
The most powerful navy to have ever been created in the history of the world until they were defeated due to a strong British navy as well as unlucky storms.
Started absolutism in France. Succeeded Henry IV, he was a very intelligent ruler who made even the highest of nobles act humbly towards him. He also was big on exporting more than importing.
Edict of Nantes
Promoted religious equality.
Castle and home to the king located near Paris. It was highly lavished and also housed many nobles.
A step down from absolutism, Constitution forced the rulers to abide by a predetermined set of rules.
An inept and stubborn ruler, Charles did things such as create the Petition of Rights and dismissing Parliament.
English Civil War
By the breakout of religious troubles and a shortage of money, a civil war came about led by Oliver Cromwell who ruled England in a commonwealth or a military government,
Following Charles II, this catholic ruler was similar to charles I by dismissing Parliament and enacting a Declaration of Indulgence that gave religious freedom to all religions which was a big step for England.
Ended the final stage of Parliaments triumph over the monarchy. And led to William and Mary to rule the nation.
William and Mary
The first rulers to take joint partnership under the Bill of Rights which was a set of guidelines that the kinds and queens had to follow.
English Bill of Rights
A set of laws laid down by the parliament to ensure that Britain would never be an absolute monarchy.
A select group of high officials that looked over the nation and shared power with the ruler. This would be the equivalent to the Congress.
British East Indian Co.
British trading company that worked with nations in Africa and Asia.
A theory of knowledge that asserts that knowledge arises from evidence gathered via sense experience.
The belief that God had created the world but now does not interfere with the world.
Logic examines general forms which arguments may take, which forms are valid, and which are fallacies. It is one kind of critical thinking. In philosophy, the study of logic figures in most major areas of focus
Most successful philosopher of the Enlightenment. He wrote against the church and about many other subjects which were also very controversial.
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