Indicate on the map the countries that took part in the Thirty Years’ War and characterize their goals.

• Austria and Spain – carrying out the Counter-Reformation and strengthening the absolute power of the emperor;
• North German principalities – maintaining independence from the emperor and power over the church in their principalities;
• Denmark – preservation of territorial possessions in Northern Germany and establishment of domination in the Baltic Sea;
• Sweden – the weakening of the position of Catholicism, the desire to turn the kingdom into a strong Baltic empire;
• France – a desire to weaken the power of the Habsburgs;
• Russia – the return of Smolensk.

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