Habsburgs vs. Valois fighting over land. Wanted Italian city states.
Council of Trent.
Spain no longer great power, from long decline of Spain.
Elizabeth I vs. Philip II. England now rules the seas = when Napoleon created continental system didn't hurt England, did hurt continent.
global trade = slaves/cash crops = excess capitol = industrial revolution
Last of the Religious Wars
Killed Charles I. Cromwell took over. Civil war over religion. Cromwell uber protestant.
Sun King. Created new structure for court. Spent all of treasury/alienated the people.
Took out James II, replaced with William of Orange/Mary. Rulers there by people's choice, not g-d's.
Spanish decline. England gets more land.
England doing well for 100y, why not France.
Ends w/ Napoleon