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World History – 3 March 24, 2002
Chapter 21 Vocabulary
1. Philip II- son of Charles V, he inherited Spain, and Spanish Netherlands, and the American colonies. He was shy, serious and deeply religious. When the king of Portugal died without an heir, he gained the empire by being a nephew. His empire provided him with a enormous wealth. He also helped to drive the Muslims out of Spain. 1588, he launched the Spanish Armada but was defeated.
2. El Greco- real name Domenikos Theotokopoulos but called by the Greeks as El Greco meaning “the Greek”. His art often puzzled the people of his time. He used brilliant colors, sometimes clashing. His paintings showed deep Catholic faith of Spain, painting saints and martyrs as huge long-limbed figures that have a supernatural air.
3. Divine Right- the idea that God created the monarchy and that the monarch acted as God’s representative on earth
4. Absolute monarch- kings...
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