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The Thirty Years’ War, 1618-1648

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    Thirty Years' War Timeline

    Time Line ... 1617 Ferdinand Hapsburg becomes king of Bohemia; revokes Letter of Majesty

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Thirty Years’ War

    Thirty Years’ War The Thirty Years’ War is the name given to a series of religious and political wars fought in the Holy Roman Empire from 1618 to 1648. In religious terms, Catholics and Protestants struggled for ascendancy. In political terms, two ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Bohemian War 1618–1620

    Bohemian War, 1618–1620 In the years leading up to the outbreak of war, the situation between Catholics and Protestants in Bohemia had become tense. A 1609 document called the Letter of Majesty had extended the rights of Protestants within the state. The ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Swedish War 1630–1634

    Swedish War, 1630–1634 As Holy Roman Emperor, Ferdinand now had much more authority to pass laws against Protestantism. In 1628, he decreed that all Protestant landowners in Inner Austria must leave the country, turning over their property to the state. Many ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Franco-Swedish War 1635–1648

    Franco-Swedish War, 1635–1648 As a Catholic nation, France should have been the natural ally of Ferdinand II in his attempts to impose Catholicism on his subjects. The chief French minister of state, in fact, was a cardinal of the Catholic Church. However, ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Results of the Thirty Years’ War

    Results of the Thirty Years’ War The Peace of Westphalia cemented the work begun under Ferdinand—the creation of a unified Austrian nation-state, which would before long become the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The Hapsburgs would continue to rule Austria ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Thirty Years' War Practice Test

    Review the following study guides if necessary: Thirty Years' War Timeline

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