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Wars of the 18th century

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    War of Spanish Succession

    The whole war was fought over who would succeed the spanish throne.
  • cause

    The war was fought over who would succeed the Spanish throne. Philip V, a relative of king louis, was in line for the throne, which would probably have resulted ina consolidation of power. various others also felt they had claim to the throne, so they formed the Grand Alliance against the french
  • Treaty of Utrecht

    Treaty that ended the war. Says Philip V can stay King of Spain but must give up his place in the french line of succession. Spain was divided and french schemes for expansion were thwarted.
  • cause

    The hapsburg king, charles vi died and left no heir.
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    War of Austrian Succession

  • Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle

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    Seven Years War

  • cause

    Mainly fought over trade and trading rights. The british wanted to expand their colonies into french-controlled ohio. this was the initial conflict. It then expanded into a war in europe against the prussians, with britain financially backing prussia.
  • Treaty of Hubertusburg