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    Thomas Hobbes

    -empasized reason instad of faith
    -strong government bason on reasoning
    -religion + politics should be separate
    - seperation of church and state
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    John Locke

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    baron de montesquieu

    -limited government
    -3 different branches (executed,legistate,judicial)
    -separation of powers
    checks and balanced
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
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    Voltaire

    Freedom
    logic and Reason
    Respect for individuals
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    Benjamin Frankilin

    -single legislature with advisory board
    -people in charce shouldn't be pain
    -slavery is morally wrong
    -simple lifestyle guided by common sense and reason
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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    -against absolute power.
    - individual rights
    -democracy
    -major rules
    -enlightment
    -importance of reason
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    Adam Smith

    -Individual freedoms
    -estabilished a study of economics
    -free enterprise
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    Cesare Beccaria

    -People who use accused of a crime should hvave rights
    - Fair and speedy trail
    some crime=some punishment
    torture was wrong-cruel and unusual
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    Thomas Jefferson

    -Majority of people will make right choice
    - government should protect individual rights and freedoms
    -education for everyone
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    Father Hildalgo

    Independence
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    Mary Wollstonecraft

    -equal treatment for all human beings.
    -people should not be judged on gender
    - equal opportunity
  • Seven Years' War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France

    Seven Years' War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France
  • Quebec Acts

    Was not intended to harm the colonist; however, colonist considered this another Intolerable Act. Mainly French law was used to govern Quebec.
  • Commitees of Correspondence

    The first commitee of correspondence was established in Boston Massachusettes. It was charged with rallying opposition to the recently added curency . THey were responsible for getting information and distributing the information
  • Stamp Act passed by British parliament

    Stamp Act passed by British parliament
  • Tar and Feathering

    Captain William Smith was tarred and feathered publicly. Tar was poured on his face and body and afterward feathers were thrown on him. Though it was mainly intended to humiliate the person many died. (resulted in blisters, and sever skin damage)
  • repeal of Stamp Act

    repeal of Stamp Act
  • Townsen Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists

    Townsen Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists
  • Boston Massacre

    5 colonist were murdered by British soldiers. However, it was not dubbed the Boston Masacre for many years later.
  • Tiots in Boston met with violence by British troops

    Tiots in Boston met with violence by British troops
  • THe Gaspee Incident

    A group of men who were being chased by the Gaspee for smuggling boarded the ship,wounded the Lieutenant and set the ship on fire.
  • Tea Act

    This was the straw that broke the camels back. The act basically stated that you could only buy tea from Britain so smaller business owners who sold tea could not get tea from other nations at a cheaper they could only get tea from Britain which created a monopoly.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Unlike many people believe today the Boston Tea Party was actually very organized. The colonist dressed like Indians and boarded a ship filled with tea from Britain. They did not want ot accept the tea any longer so they carefully and discretely dumped hundreds of crates of tea into the harbor.
  • First Continental Congress

    12 of the 13 colonist to meet together to discuss what should be done to solve the problems in the colonies as well as the issues with teh british soldiers. Many did not want thier own independence they just wanted to solve this problems in the coloines with Britain.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
  • Shot Hear Round the World

    The gunfire was not literally a shot heard around the world, this was just an expression. 700 soldiers were sent to Lexington,Massachusetts to fight the colonist (and take John Adams and John Hancock) What actually occured was this single shot began the entire war between two groups the British and Colonist.
  • The Second Continental Congress

    The men met once again and some of the same delegates were there again (most famous was Benjamin Frankilin). John Hancock was over the entire meeting. Themen again discussed issues in the colonies and ways to improve life. After the meeting John Adams worked hard to George Washington to support him.
  • The British are Coming!!!

    This famous phrase was said by Paul Revere. In actuallity he said,"The redcoats are Coming". Paul Reveres Job was to look out for the British. All the men were provided with guns in order to defend themselves against the British/Redcoats. Paul was on his way to Lexington and he stopped at everyhouse and warned everyone of the British military
  • Common Sense

    Thomas Paine wrote this book and it began popular immediately in the colonies and Europe. The book explained the struggles of the people in the colonies. however, his book accidently became an inspiration for rebels.
  • Deckaratuib if Independence

    Deckaratuib if Independence
  • Declaration of Indepence

    This was when the fathers of our nation (USA) wrote a letter to the king of England Suggesting Indpendence and what the people in the colonies overall believed and felt they were owed.(Life, LIberty,Property) among other things. This was the beginning of a confrentation that the colonist prepared themselves but were willing to for the rights they felt they were owed.
  • American and French representatives sign two treaties in paris: a Treaty of Amity and Commerce and a Treaty of Alliance.

    American and French representatives sign two treaties in paris: a Treaty of Amity and Commerce and a Treaty of Alliance.
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    Simon Bolivar

    Imiportance of reason
    stong central gov.
    -separastion of powers
    -checks and balanced
  • Ratification of Constitution of the United States of America

    Ratification of Constitution of the United States of America
  • Estates General convened for the first time in 174 years in France 1789 Storming of the Bastille, prison (and amrmory) in Paris

    Estates General convened for the first time in 174 years in France 1789 Storming of the Bastille, prison (and amrmory) in Paris
  • National Constituent Assembly and French Declaration of the Rights of man

    National Constituent Assembly and French  Declaration of the Rights of man
  • Beheading of King Louis XVI

    Beheading of King Louis XVI
  • Slave rebellion in Saint Domingue

    Slave rebellion in Saint Domingue
  • U.S. Bill of Rights ratified by states

    U.S. Bill of Rights ratified by states
  • French National Assembly gives citizenship to all free people of color in the colony of Saint Domingue.

    French National Assembly gives citizenship to all free people of color in the colony of Saint Domingue.
  • French nation Assembly gives citizenship to all free poeople of color in the colony of Saint Domingue.

    French nation Assembly gives citizenship to all free poeople of color in the colony of Saint Domingue.
  • French declares war on Austria

    French declares war on Austria
  • All Slaves at Saint Dominique

  • Toussaint leads troops against the British

    Toussaint leads troops against the British
  • French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint

    French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint
  • Toussaint negotiates peace with the British

    Toussaint negotiates peace with the British
  • War ends between Great Britain and France

    War ends between Great Britain and France
  • Constitution for Haiti

    Constitution for Haiti
  • General Leclerc sent by Napoleon to subdue colony and re-institute slavery

    General Leclerc sent by Napoleon to subdue colony and re-institute slavery
  • 1803 New declaration of war between Great Britain and France \

    1803 	 New declaration of war between Great Britain and France \
  • French withdraw troops; Haitians declare independence

    French withdraw troops; Haitians declare independence
  • Jean-Jacques Dessalines crowns himself emperor of Haiti

    Jean-Jacques Dessalines crowns himself emperor of Haiti
  • British end slave trade

    British end slave trade
  • French expelled from Spain

    French expelled from Spain
  • Napoleon defeated adn French empire reduced in Europe to french alone

    Napoleon defeated adn French empire reduced in Europe to french alone
  • French abolished slave trade

    French abolished slave trade
  • U.S. President Monroe declares doctrine against European interference with the new republics in the Americas, known as the Monroe Doctrine.

    U.S. President Monroe declares doctrine against European interference with the new republics in the Americas, known as the Monroe Doctrine.