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13 08, 2017

Iroquois history: the Revolutionary War

By |2019-09-27T05:47:34-07:00August 13th, 2017|History|0 Comments

Later Iroquois history: Trade beads made in Venice in the 1600s and traded in North America Iroquois trade for beads and knives When the first European traders came to the north Atlantic coast, about 1600 AD, the Iroquois were very interested in trading with them. Earlier Iroquois history Early Modern  Netherlands Europe's Early Modern economy Native American economy [...]

7 08, 2017

Jesuits after 1700 – History of religion

By |2019-10-14T20:49:17-07:00August 7th, 2017|Modern Europe, Religion|0 Comments

Jesuits after 1700 : Jesuit teachers in Brazil Jesuits become very powerful By the 1700s AD, the Jesuits owned a lot of farms and mines in countries all over the world. The governments of these countries started to worry that the Jesuits were too powerful. Also, the governments wanted to get their hands on all the [...]

5 08, 2017

Louis XV and Lous XVI of France

By |2018-04-24T07:56:24-07:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|0 Comments

Philippe II d'Orleans, regent for Louis XV When Louis XIV died in 1715 AD, his great-grandson Louis was only five years old. First his uncle Philippe, then his teacher Cardinal Fleury, ran the government. Both these men saw that more and more people in France were getting interested in Enlightenment ways of thinking. How should the Enlightenment [...]

5 08, 2017

King Louis XIV – history of France

By |2019-03-26T06:33:31-07:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|0 Comments

King Louis XIV of France Louis XIV becomes king of France When Anne of Austria decided to retire, in 1661 AD, her son Louis XIV took over ruling France. Anne of Austria All our Modern Europe articles Louis was 23 years old when he took power. Like his mother, Louis was most interested in getting more [...]

5 08, 2017

Enlightenment in Spain – 1700s

By |2018-04-28T17:46:56-07:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|0 Comments

Barbara of Portugal, Queen of Spain Elizabeth Farnese kept power in Spain until the death of her husband Philip in 1746 AD, but when Philip died power passed from Elizabeth to her step-son Ferdinand VI's wife Barbara. Ferdinand and Barbara stayed neutral between France and Britain. They refused to get involved. Like the advisers of Louis XV at the same [...]