1. What were the key ideas of mercantilism?
Mercantilism is based on the idea that strong nation-states had the opportunity to create a world economy through military power to make sure that local markets and suppliers were safe and protected. They judged a nations economic health by how much precious metal they had.
2. How was the revocation of the Edict of Nantes justified in the document you read?
The Revocation of the Edict of Nantes by Louis XIV in 1685 led to the suppression of the Reformed Church in France and forced Protestants into exile or hiding. As a result they lost all social identity.
3. What was at stake in the War of the Spanish Succession?
The inheritance of the Spanish throne was at stake.