Revolution

revolutions

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    Thomas Hobbes

    He believed that religion should
    be separate from politics. He supported a strong government based on reason.
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    John Locke

    Locke believed that all people were born good and were given natural rights by God.
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    Baron de Montesquieu

    He agreed with Locke in many ways about the role of government.He said the government should be broken
    into different sections and that each should have some power to control the others. He wanted
    government to split into three branches. One branch would make laws, another would interpret
    the laws, and the third would enforce the laws. This system is called separation of powers, and
    was the model for the US government.
  • english bill of rights

    english bill of rights
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    Voltaire

    He believed in freedom of thought and respect for all individuals.Most
    importantly, he believed that religion was too powerful and defended individuals who suffered
    because of their beliefs.
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    Benjamin Franklin

    Franklin believed in a government that had a single legislature with an advisory board.Franklin believed in a simple lifestyle that used common sense and reason to make
    decisions and guide a person’s life.
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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    He believed that individuals should have certain rights.Rousseau felt that whatever the majority of the people wanted should become law.He was
    against the absolute power or control of the Church and government, and he believed that the
    government should do what the majority of the people wanted. He also argued that if the people
    were in control, then the rules should be strictly enforced
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    Adam Smith

    His beliefs of “free enterprise”
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    Cesare Beccaria

    believed that people who were accused of a crime should have rights.He did not like
    the death penalty and believed torture was wrong. He believed that education would reduce the
    crime rate. The right to a fair and speedy trial was one of his ideas. He also believed that the
    punishment should be the same for everyone who commits the same crime.
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    Thomas Jefferson

    Jefferson believed that the majority of the people would make the right choices when given the
    chance.
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    Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

    break free
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    Mary Wollstonecraft

    While she focused on fighting for the rights of women
    and against the inequalities in education, she also worked for the equal treatment of all human
    beings. believed that people should be judged based on individual merit and moral virtue, not on gender.
  • tar and feather

  • seven years "war peace treaty between Great Britan and France

    seven years "war peace treaty between Great Britan and France
  • The coercive or intolerable

  • intolerable or coercive acts

    making the americas pay for things they had done.
  • stamp act passed by British Parliament

    stamp act passed by  British Parliament
  • 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 massacure

  • Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops

    Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops
  • the gaspee

  • the tea act

    the americas dumbed tea into the Bosten harper
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
  • Boston Tea Party

  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
  • 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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    Simón Bolívar

    emphasized the importance of reason, science, and respecting humanity.
  • 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 (

    Estates General convened for the first time in 174 years in France 1789 	   Storming of the Bastille, prison (
  • 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.
  • France declares war on Austria

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

    France declares war on Great Britain