Revolution

Revolutions

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    Thomas Hobbes

    -Religion should be separated from politics
    -Separate knowledge from faith
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    John Locke

    -Natural Rights
    -Limited power to the King
    -Social contract between people and government
    -Freedom of Religion
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    Baron de Montesquieu

    -Government split into three branches
    -Each branch has some control over another branch
    -Separation of powers
    -Checks and balances
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
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    Voltaire

    -Freedom of thought for all people
    -Religion too powerful
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    Benjamin Franklin

    -Single legislature with an advisory board
    -Slavery was morally wrong and should be abolished
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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    -Individuals have certain rights
    -Majority rule
    -Individual freedom
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    Adam Smith

    -Individual freedom
    -Modern economics
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    Cesare Beccaria

    -Death Penalty and torture was wrong
    -Education reduces crime rate
    -right to a speedy and fair trial
    -Punishments should fit the crime for all
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    Thomas Jefferson

    -Individuals freedom and rights should be protected by the government
    -All the people should be able to get an education
    -Didn't want government with too much power
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    Father Hildago

    -Free Mexico
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    Mary Wollstonecraft

    -Equal rights for all women
    -Equal rights for all human beings
  • Seven Years War Peace Treaty

    Seven Years War Peace Treaty
  • Committees of Correspondence

    Groups made to adress a certain problem then disbands after the probelm is resolved.
  • The Coercive or Intolerable Acts

    Quartering Act: Established on March 24, 1765 At first it was only authorities that were required to furnish barraks and supplies to British troops but it was expanded to public houses, unoccupied buildings, and also occupied buildings.
    Boston Port Bill: Established on June 1, 1774 the bill closed the Boston Harbor from the colonists until the damages from the Boston Tea Party was paid.
    Admission of Justice Act: Established May 20, 1774 British Official
    Massachusettes Government Act:
    Qubec Act:
  • Stamp Act Passed by British Parliament

    Stamp Act Passed by British Parliament
  • Tar and Feathering

    The tar and Feathering of Captain William Smith
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Repeal of Stamp Act
  • Townsend Act, New Revenue taxes on North American Colonists

    Townsend Act, New Revenue taxes on North American Colonists
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Killing of five colonists by british regulars
  • Riots in Boston met with violence by British Troops

    Riots in Boston met with violence by British Troops
  • The Gaspee Incident

    The ship was taken over and burnt down
  • Tea Act

    The act didn't impose any new taxes but it was the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    After the Tea Act the colonists were still angry. They wanted Britian to send the ship back with the tea that I didn't want. After Britian wouldn't let the ship leave the port there were men dressed as indians who dumped the tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • First Continental Congress

    Each colony (except Georgia) sent Delegates to represent their colony at the meeting. They were discussing important issues that were happening between them and Britian. They finally decided to try and make amends instead of fight against them.
  • The Qubec Act

    An Act passed by Parliament so that the French in Canada got greater rights.
  • The British are Coming...

    Paul Revere was told to ride to Lexington, Massachusettes and warn them that the British were coming to arrest them. He warned many other people on the way and the were ready for a battle plan.
  • The Shot Heard Round' the World

    The first shots starting the revolution happened at the battle of Lexington and Concord. The British were coming to destroy the guns and ammunition they had and also to arrest Samuel Adams and John Hancock because they were the key leaders of the patriot movement.
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    American Revolution

  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Congress finally decide to declare independence from Britian. Jefferson wrote the document and first had John Adams and Benjamin Franklin edit it. Then they took it to the committee and they made more edits. The final document was presented on July 4, 1776.
  • Thomas Paine: Common Sense

    Annomiously published by Thomas Paine, it immediately became a best seller in the Colonies and also in Europe. The book advocated an immediate declaration of independence.
  • American and French represenatives sign two treaties in Paris: a Treaty of Amity and Commerce and a Treaty of Alliance

    American and French represenatives sign two treaties in Paris: a Treaty of Amity and Commerce and a Treaty of Alliance
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    Simon Bolivar

    -Strong central government
    -Spanish America countries to become one nation
    -If power wasn't divided one branch would be too powerful
  • 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 Somingue

    Slave Rebellion in Saint Somingue
  • US Bill of Rights ratified by states

    US 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 declairs war on Australia

    France declairs war on Australia
  • France declairs war on Great Britian

    France declairs war on Great Britian
  • All slaves on Saint Domingue emancipated by the French revolutionary authroities to join the French army and fight against the British

    All slaves on Saint Domingue emancipated by the French revolutionary authroities to join the French army and fight against the British
  • Toussiant leads troops against the British

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

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

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

    War ends between Great Britian 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 Britian and France

    New declaration of war between Great Britian and France
  • French withdraw troops; Hatians declare independence

    French withdraw troops; Hatians 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