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Why is the Peace of Westphalia 1648 regarded as a landmark in European diplomatic history?

Because it ended by diplomatic means two very long-running wars:the Eighty Years' War between Spain and the Dutch Republic, wichgave the Dutch Republic its independence from S (MORE)

What happened after 1648 the holy roman empire?

"After the Treaty of Westphalia (1648) the Holy Roman Empire was little more than a loose confederation of about 300 independent principalities and 1,500 or more semi-sovereig (MORE)
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How had France evolved by 1648?

France had not evolved very far by 1648. There was still imminent threat of rebellion from the Fronde and a stable centralised government had not been established.
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What country did Switzerland gain independence from in 1648?

It didn't.   Switzerland wasn't a country in 1648. It was a military alliance of  independent states (called cantons) - a sort of medieval NATO. It  didn't finally merge (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)