Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
Across the Centuries

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 17, Lesson 1: The French Monarchy (pp. 452-456)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: Rights During a long period of religious tension between Catholics and Huguenots, French kings and their prime ministers consolidated enormous power, reducing the threat to their authority from nobles and Protestants and creating an absolute monarchy.

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