The Thirty Years War


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A Short Summary Representing the years and phases of the Thirty Years Wars

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  • (1. Starts in Bohemia (czech) (2. Religion - Protestants V.S. Catholics (3. Concern over power
  • Year - 1618 (Bohemian Phase)
  • You Can't Tell us What to do henchmen of Ferdinand!
  • Year - 1625 (Danish Phase)
  • Ferdinand! It is me! Christian the IV! You have exceeded your imperial authority! Now i shall declare war against you!
  • (No Description Needed)
  • Year - 1630 (Swedish Phase)
  • It is time for I,Gustavus Adophus to now step in! I am moved by my protestant faith to extend the influence to Northern Europe!
  • Protestants in Bohemia try to overthrow Catholic rule (defenestration Catholics thrown) of Ferdinand II. Rebellion fails at battle of White Mountain (Catholics win).
  • Year - 1635 - 1648 (French Phase)
  • This War is Boring, Wanna End it so then we can go grab some food?
  • Holy Roman Empire / Catholics will defeat the Danish Protestants. German Allies (looting = payment to private army of Holy Roman Empire), (Catholics win).
  • Effects of the Thirty Years War
  • (1. Germany + Spain - religious toleration (2. H.R.E. / Hapsburgs lose power, France gains power (3. Germany - independent nation (4. 20% of the total population dies! (5. Treaty of Westphalia (6. Big winners = France: given extra land from Germany
  • Gustav Adolph enters the war (dies) - (successes - battlefield v.s. Catholics), (Protestants win). (Swedish swords and French funds).
  • War ends and Protstants / Catholics sign treaty. (Swedish stacks / French fists).
  • Sounds Great! Lets Sign This Treaty and go and Grab Some Food!
  • Peace Treaty Stuff
  • (No Description Needed)
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