Revolution

Revolutions

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    Thomas Hobbes

    He believed that religion and government should be spereate and that the government should be based on facts.
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    John Locke

    Believed that all people were born good and had natural rights by God. Social contract (between people and government) Freedom of religion.
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    Baron de Montesquieu

    Government should be broken into different branches to keep one person from taking total control. Legislature branch makes laws. Judicial branch interprets laws. Excutive branch enforces laws. Seperation of powers.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
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    Voltaire

    Things should be explained logically Fought against intolerance, tyranny, and superstition. Believed in freedom of thought and respect for everyone. Believed that certain religions were too powerful and didn't except views of others.
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    Benjamin Franklin

    Believed the government should have a single leguslature. Didn't believe that people in charge should be paied. Slavery=wrong. Believed in common sense.
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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Against absolute power. Believed in induvisualism. People shoud have poweror say in the government. Laws should be strictly enforced.
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    Adam Smith

    Self interest guides the most effective use of resources. Free enterprise.
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    Cesare Beccaria

    Didn't believe in crule and unusual punishment. Fair and speedy trials. Same crime and same punishment. Constitutional protection.
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    Thomas Jefferson

    Believed that people would make the right choices when given the chance. Did not waht a government that had too much power. Believed that people should have a say and that the king shouldn't have all the power.
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    Father Hidalgo

    Mexicos freedom. Urged people to fight for independence.
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    Mary Wollstonecraft

    Fought for womens rights. Fought against inequalities in education. Equal treatment for all human beings.
  • Seven Years' War Peace Tready between Great Britain and France

    Seven Years' War Peace Tready between Great Britain and France
  • Tar and Feathering

    Was a punishment back in the Middle Ages. They would pour hot tar on a person who was being punished then they would throw feathers on them. Tarring and Feathering was a successful 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
  • Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North America colonists

    Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North America colonists
  • Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops

    Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops
    The killing of 5 colonists because of tension put on by the colonies because of the tax burden being imposed by the Townshend Act. Kown as the Boston Massacre
  • The Gaspee Incident

    The Gaspee was chasing a merchant believed to be smuggling goods. One night a few men boarded the Gaspee and wounded the lieutenant and set the ship on fire.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The killing of 5 colonists because of tension put on by the colonies because of the tax burden being imposed by the Townshend Act.
  • The Tea Act

    Tea Act was passed by Parliament to launch the final revolutionary movement in Boston. This Act was not intended to increase income in the American Colonies .
  • Intolerable or Coercive Act

    Quartering Act: Colonial Authorities had to furnish and provide shelter to British troops. In 1766 it was expanded to public buildings and unoccupied buildings. Later in 1774 it was updated to occupied buildings also.
    Boston Port Act: Closed the Boston port to all the colonists until the damages from the Boston Tea Party were paied for.
    Government Act: Gave the British Govenor all controll of town meetings and took all controll out of the colonies hands.
    Administration of Justice Act: British
  • Quebec Act

    Extended the Canadian borders to cut off Conns of the western colonies.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    12 of the 13 colonies sent delegates except for Georgia who needed support from the British. Congress stayed in session till late October and they didn't seek independance they wanted to voice the rights and wrongs that have been inflicted on the colonies and maybe if they had a unified voice they could get a hearing in London.
  • Paul Revere and William Dawes Minutemen

    He alarmed the country side on his way by stoping at everyones door. When he got to the house were Adams and Handcock was he started threating them that people are coming in a riot. Later he met William Dawes who joined him and another guy,
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    This battle led to the revolution. 700 soldiers were sent to destroy amo and guns outside of Boston by British General Thomas Gage. He also wanted John Hancock and Sam Adams arrested.
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    American Revolution

  • 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 cetral. Believed government should be divided. Shouldn't give all people the power to vote.
  • 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, prision (and armory) in Paris

    Storming of the Bastille, prision (and armory) in Paris
  • National Constutyent Assembly and French Declaration of the Rights of Man

    National Constutyent 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 Domigue

    French National Assembly gives citizenship to all free people of color in the colony of Saint Domigue
  • France declares war on Austria

    France declares war on Austria
  • France declares war on Great Britian

    France declares war on Great Britian
  • 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
  • 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 ends the slave trade

    British ends the slave trade
  • Deckarations of self-government in most Latin American colonies

    Deckarations 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