Thursday, August 18, 2011

French Society

Ancien Régime
  • Literally the Old Regime.
  • A term used to describe the Absolute Monarchy which ruled France before the Revolution.
  • An Absolute Monarchy is when a King or Queen has complete power and control and is not answerable to any elected government (popular representation).
  • Focuses on the “Divine Right” of Kings.

The Estates System
[You should have your own notes from the text regarding the Estates System.]

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