Prepare a short essay, 1250-1500 words, in which you compare and contrast political developments in England and France between 1650 and 1700
Prepare a short essay, 1250-1500 words, in which you compare and contrast political developments in England and France between 1650 and 1700 with regard to one or more of the following topics: religious influence over people, social structure and opportunities, intellectual freedom, and cultural expression. The basis of your essay should be a comparison of royal absolutism and constitutional monarchy. How you approach the theme of your essay is entirely up to you and you may add other topics if appropriate. Make full use of the resources you have read to support your essay. When you quote or use extensive material from a source, cite that source in parenthesis.
Please only use the sources that are listed below
Three Major Plays by Lope de Vega
Discourse on Method by Descartes
Louis XIV and Absolutism by Biek
England’s Glorious Revolution by Pincus
Second Treatise of Government by Locke