Absolutism In Louis Xiv

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In the 1600’s Louis XIV used absolutism to gain power and to do what he thought is the most beneficial thing for his country. Louis XIV was one of the first leaders to use absolute power and even now those techniques are still used. Louis XIV and Hu Jintao used ceremonies to make themselves appear more important, policies against religious minorities, and economic advisors and economic reforms to increase power. These specific methods are what Hu Jintao and Louis XIV enforced during their time of leadership and is why they were able to gain power over nations. Louis XIV used the Palace of Versailles as his center of political power by having huge ceremonies to make himself look powerful and important. When Louis got to the palace it was
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