-Seperating Religion from Politics.
- Seperating knowledge from faith
-King should be limited
- Freedom of Religion
-Agreement between the government and the people was a social contract
Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755)
-Gov. should be broken into different sections.
-Each should have some power to control the others.
-Gov. split into 3 different branches.
English Bill of Rights
-All things must be explained logically and reasonably.
-Freedom of thought and respect fo all individuals.
-Relition was to powerful and defended individuals.
-Didn't think people in charge should be paid
-Slavery was wrong
-Support French Revolution.
-Against abosolute power and control gov. by church.
- Support of enlightenment.
-Modern economics and concepts of individual freedom.
-Working for money benefits self and society.
-Make sure criminals had some rights.
-Torture was wrong.
-Education would reduce criminal rate.
-Didn't want gov. to have to much power.
-Individual rights and freedom should be protected from gov.
- Should get an eduaction no matter social status.
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
-Fought for Mexican Independece.
-Questions politics of his own church.
-That people should be judged on individual merit and moral virtue not on gender.
-Women be given equal opportunity when trying to get a job.
Tar and Feathering
Seven Years War Peace Treaty
Repeal of Stamp Act
The Gaspee Incident
Customs ships patrol the sea off the coast of America. They would regularly stop merchant ships to examine their cargo looking for illegal goods, and enforcing British customs and taxation laws.
The act was not intended to raise revenue in the American colonies, and in fact imposed no new taxes. It was designed to prop up the East India Company which was floundering financially and burdened with eighteen million pounds of unsold tea.
Boston Tea Party
Samuel Adams and others were determined that the cargo would not be landed in the city. His mobs roamed the streets in the evenings, threatening violence if challenged by the authorities.
Administration of Justice Act
stated that British Officials could not be tried in provincial courts for capital crimes. They would be extradited back to Britain and tried there.
extended the Canadian borders to cut off The western colonies of Conn. Mass. and Va.
effectively annulled the charter of the colonies, giving the British Governor complete control of the town meetings, and taking control out of the hands of the colonialists.
Boston Port Bill
closed the port of Boston to all colonists until, the damages from the Boston Tea Party were paid for.
First Continental Congress
British are Coming
Committee of Correspondence
Battle Of Lexington
Second Continental Congress
Thomas Paine: Common Sense
Declaration of Independece
Declaration of Independence
American and French repres (Treaty of Amity and Commerce and Treaty of Alliance)
-Strong Central Government.
-Political power should be divided.
Ratification of Constitution
Storming of the Bastille
National Constituent Assembly
Beheading of King Louis XVI
Slave rebellion in Saint Domingue
U.S Bill of Rights
French National Assembly
France declares war on Austria
France declares war on Great Britain
Slaves drew in the British Army and fought against French
Toussaint against British
French Defeat by Toussaint
Toussaint negotiates peace with the British
War ends between Great Britain and France
Constitution for Haiti
General Leclerc sent by Napoleon to subdue colony and re-institute slavery
New declaration of war between Great Britain and France
French withdraw troops; Haitians declare independence
Napoleon crowns himself emperor of France
Jean-Jacques Dessalines crowns himself emperor of Haiti
British end the slave trade
Declarations of self-government in most Latin American colonies
French expelled from Spain
Napoleon defeated and French empire reduced in Europe to France alone
French abolish slave trade
bU.S. President Monroe declares doctrine against European interference with the new republics in the Americas, known as the Monroe Doctrine.