Next Week New Unit- Absolute Monarchs


Next week we will begin a new Unit- Absolute Monarchs of Europe. Starting with the 16th Century we will examine the monarchs of Europe as they struggled to maintain their absolute hold on power.


One of the most important events in this history is the story of the Spanish Armada when Phillip II of Spain attempted to invade England and return her to the Roman Catholic Church.  This is considered by many historians as a turning point in history as it began the slow decline of Spain and the rise of England as a world power. Two classes watched the BBC video in class on Thursday. If you watch the video then take notes and write a one paragraph review then you will receive at least 10 bonus points. Make sure you write your notes and your paragraph on one page.


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