Causes of the war
The Great Depression crippled the economies of Europe and the United States. That, combined with the outcome of World War I, led to major repositioning of world power and influence. That was fertile ground for the emergence of various forms of totalitarian governments in the Soviet Union, Japan, Italy, and Germany, as well as other countries. Many countries had liberal democratic governments following World War I, but dictatorship developed during the 1920s and 1930s, which destroyed democratic rights.
when king louis xiv was 5, a revolt broke out in paris. the rebels were led by the aristocracy who believed their power was being threatened. although revolt and another after it were put down, it became clear that the aristocracy had to be controlled.
louis had in mind when he became king. versailles before the reign of louis was mostly used as a royal hunting lodge; but louis had other plans for it. in 1661, he began expanding it into personal palace. upon its completion in 1682, louis moved in, and changed the capital from paris to versailles to escape the turmoil paris was subject to. he invited all of the aristocracy to live with on the grounds, not because he liked them, but because he could control them.
the magnificence of the palace is incredible; acre upon acre of gardens, parks, fountains, and walkways stretch across the palace grounds. so it's no surprise that when invited to live there, most of the aristocracy accepted. in way, louis was able to keep safe and make sure the powerful aristocrats were unable to overthrow .
of course, a more obvious reason why the capital was moved is simply because versailles is so beautiful. louis could stroll along the palace paths and enjoy the beauty (though he usually didn't have enough time for but work
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