August 22, 1999
In my paper I will examine the absolute monarchy of Austria during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. I shall focus on the on the power of Austria, its foundation, preservation, and expansion. Lastly I will take into consideration the relationship between the classes, the growth of the power of state institutions, and some of the consequential figures in the evolution of absolute monarchy in Austria.
The foundation of absolutism was
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would start to be formed between the wealthy and the poor.
In conclusion Austria saw great changes between the time of Leopold and Joseph II. They saw the rebirth of national Catholicism, a magnificent military build up, political expansion, and many economic strides. The greatest accomplishment I could see during this period was the elimination of serfdom. This led to a rise in economic independence necessary for the economic stability of a future strengthened Austria.