THE WARS OF LOUIS XIV

A. The War of Devolution (1667-68)

  1. Causes of the War:
  2. France's opponents: United Provinces (Dutch Netherlands), Spain, England, and Sweden
  3. France's allies: None
  4. Peace treaty: Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (1668)
  5. Provisions of peace treaty:
  6. Consequences of the war:

B. The Dutch War (1672-78)

  1. Causes of the War:
  2. France's opponents: United Provinces (Dutch Netherlands), Spain, Holy Roman Empire, Denmark, Brandenburg-Prussia, and Lorraine
  3. France's allies: Sweden and England
  4. Peace treaty: Treaties of Nijmegen (1678-79)
  5. Provisions of peace treaty:
  6. Consequences of the war:

C. The War of the League of Augsburg (1688-97)

  1. Causes of the War:
  2. France's opponents: England, United Provinces (Dutch Netherlands), Spain, Holy Roman Empire, Sweden, Brandenburg-Prussia, Saxony, Bavaria, and Savoy (all of these were members of the League of Augsburg)
  3. France's allies: None
  4. Peace treaty: Treaty of Ryswick (1697)
  5. Provisions of peace treaty:
  6. Consequences of the war:

D. The War of the Spanish Succession (1702-13)

  1. Causes of the War:
  2. France's opponents: England, United Provinces (Dutch Netherlands), Holy Roman Empire, Brandenburg-Prussia, Denmark, Portugal, Savoy, and several small states (all of these were members of the Grand Alliance)
  3. France's allies: Spain and Bavaria
  4. Peace treaty: Peace of Utrecht (1713-14), consisting of the Treaty of Utrecht (1713), Treaty of Rastatt (1714), and Treaty of Baden (1714)
  5. Provisions of peace treaty:
  6. Consequences of the war:


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