Absolute Monarchy Essay Assignment


For this assignment, you will choose one of the following topics for further research. You are to follow the guidelines for short essays and the essay should be about 1 1/2- 2 pages in length.


1. Describe the successes and failures of King Louis XIV

2 Describe how Henry IV laid the foundation for an absolute monarchy in France

3 Explain how Phillip II expanded the power of the monarchy in Spain

4 How did peter the Great modernize Russia


For this essay, you may use your textbook as a starting point. However, it must be clear that you have used at least 2 other sources (these must be listed and documented within the essay), either print or internet.