Revolution

Revolutions

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    Thomas Hobbes

    -Religion should be seperated from politics.
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    John Locke

    -Freedom of religion
    -natural rgihts
    - Limited power to the king
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    Baron de montesquieu

    -three branches
    - separation of powers
    -each branch has some control over another branch
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
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    Voltaire

    -Freedom of thought and respect for all individals
    -against any form of religion that was too stict and did not accpect the view of others/
    -literature could be used to help understand the problems of the day.
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    Benjamin Franklin

    -single legislature with an advisory board
    -slavery was morally wrong should be abolished
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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    -Individuals rights
    -Individual freedom
    -majority rule
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    Adam Smith

    -Individual freedom
    -modern economics
    -charity was a virtious act but society should not derdomic
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    Cesare Beccaria

    -Death penalty & believed torture was wrong
    -Education reduces crime rates
    -Right to a speedy trail
    -Pumishments should fit the crime for all.
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    Thomas Jefferson

    -Individuals freedom and rights should be protected by gout.
    -All people should be able to get an education
    -didn't want gout too much power.
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    Father Hidalgo

    -freeing mexico from the harsh rule of foreigners
    -marched though the streets of mexico.
    -he was captured and then shot.
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    Mary Wollstonecraft

    -rights of women
    -In evalitiesin education
    -equa; treatment all human beings
    -wives as equals. not proerty.
  • Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France

    Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France
  • Parliament passed the Quebec Act

    n the succeeding years, British efforts to incorporate Quebec into the empire had been a notable failure.
  • The American Revenue Act

    Parliament passed a modified version of the Sugar and Molasses Act
  • The first formal committee of correspondence was established in Boston

    was charged with rallying opposition to the recently enacted
  • Quartering Act

    This bill required that Colonial Authorities to furnish barracks and supplies to British troops
  • the day the Stamp Act tax went into effect

    Tarring and feathering was successfully used as a weapon against the Townshend Duties
  • Stamp Act passed by British Parliament

    Stamp Act passed by British Parliament
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Repeal of Stamp Act
  • Captain William Smith came under suspicion as an informer of American smuggling activities

    He experienced first hand the tar and feather.
  • Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists

    Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists
  • Timeline of EventsThe first British troops arrived in Boston

    from then onwards there was continuous antagonism between the people of Boston and the those trying to enforce the King's rule.
  • The Boston Massacre was the killing of five colonists by British regulars

    It was the culmination of tensions in the American colonies that had been growing since Royal troops first appeared in Massachusetts
  • Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops

     Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops
  • the Gaspee was chasing a merchant ship believed to be smuggling goods.

    The Gaspee ran aground in Narragansett Bay, near Providence. The next night, a group of men boarded the Gaspee.
  • Boston Tea Party

      Boston Tea Party
    act was not intended to raise revenue in the American colonies, and in fact imposed no new taxes
  • Boston Port Bill:

    This bill closed the port of Boston to all colonists until, the damages from the Boston Tea Party were paid for.
  • The First Continental Congress convened in Philadelphia's Carpenters Hall

    he idea of such a meeting was advanced a year earlier by Benjamin Franklin
  • First Continental Congress

      First Continental Congress
  • Paul Revere was sent for by Dr. Joseph Warren and instructed to ride to Lexington

    to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were marching to arrest them. The first shots starting the revolution were fired at Lexington, Massachusetts.
  • the same date as the American capture of Fort Ticonderoga

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    American Revolution

  • Common Sense was an instant best-seller, both in the colonies and in Europe

  • Common Sense was an instant best-seller, both in the colonies and in Europe

  • George Mason's Virginia Declaration of Rights

    Common Sense, state and local calls for independence, and his own work on the Virginia Constitution.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
  • 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

    -strong contract government.
    -political power should be divided among different branches of government.
    -power not divided=too strong
  • 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

    Estates General convened for the first time in 174 years in France
  • Storming of the Bastille, prison (and armory) in Paris

    Storming of the Bastille, prison (and armory) 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
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    French Revolution

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    Haiti Revolution

  • 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
  • France declares war on Austria

     France declares war on Austria
  • France declares war on Great Britain

    France declares war on Great Britain
  • All slaves on Saint Domingue emancipated by the French revolutionary authorities to join the French army and fight against the British

    All slaves on Saint Domingue emancipated by the French revolutionary authorities to join the French army and fight against the British
  • 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
  • New declaration of war between Great Britain and France

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

    French withdraw troops; Haitians declare independence
  • Napoleon crowns himself emperor of France

      Napoleon crowns himself emperor of France
  • Jean-Jacques Dessalines crowns himself emperor of Haiti

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

    British end the slave trade
  • Declarations of self-government in most Latin American colonies

    Declarations of self-government in most Latin American colonies
  • French expelled from Spain

     French expelled from Spain
  • Napoleon defeated and French empire reduced in Europe to France alone

    Napoleon defeated and French empire reduced in Europe to France alone
  • French abolish slave trade

    French abolish 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
  • National Constituent Assembly and French Declaration of the Rights of Man

    National Constituent Assembly and French Declaration of the Rights of Man