Englightenment/French Revolution/Napoleon Unit

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    John Locke Publications

    John Locke publishes teachings on the Enlightenmant era
  • Leviathan written by Hobbes

    Leviathan written by Hobbes
    His Views on the English civil war
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    French and Indian War

    a series of conflicts lasting 74 years in North America that represented colonial events related to the European dynastic wars.
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    American Revolution

    the American War of Independence the Revolutionary War began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and ended in a global war between several European great powers.
  • Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    Signing of the Declaration of Independence
    was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    was a pivotal event during the first days of the French Revolution. The Oath was a pledge signed by 576 of the 577 members from the Third Estate who were locked out of a meeting of the Estates-General on 20 June 1789.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    occurred in Paris on the morning of 14 July 1789. The medieval fortress and prison in Paris known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the centre of Paris. While the prison only contained seven inmates at the time of its storming, its fall was the flashpoint of the French Revolution.
  • Committee of Public Safety

    Committee of Public Safety
    created in April 1793 by the National Convention and then restructured in July 1793, formed the de facto executive government in France during the Reign of Terror
  • Execution of Louis XVI

    Execution of Louis XVI
    The execution of Louis XVI by means of the guillotine took place on 21 January 1793 at the Place de la Révolution
  • Execution of Robespierre

    Execution of Robespierre
    He largely dominated the Committee of Public Safety and was instrumental in the period of the Revolution commonly known as the Reign of Terror, which ended with his arrest and execution in 1794.
  • Napoleon disbands the Directory

    Napoleon disbands the Directory
    He rrounded the national legislature and drove most of them away
  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

    Napoleon becomes Emperor
    Napoleon becomes Emperor
  • Napoleon invades Portugal

    Napoleon invades Portugal
    Napoleon invades Portugal
  • French invasion of Russia

    French invasion of Russia
    was a turning point in the Napoleonic Wars. It reduced the French and allied invasion forces
  • Napoleons first exile

    Napoleons first exile
    He was sent to Alba
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    Congress of Vienna

    was a conference of ambassadors of European states chaired by Metternich, and held in Vienna from September, 1814 to June, 1815.
  • Defeat at Waterloo

    Defeat at Waterloo
    British defended Waterloo ground all day
  • Nap. is exiled to St. Helena

    Nap. is exiled to St. Helena
    Nap. is exiled to St. Helena, he died there in 1821
  • Napoleons death

    Napoleons death
    Napoleons death