enlightenment

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    enlightenment thinkers

  • publication of the Social Contract

    publication of the Social Contract
  • King Louis XVI becomes king

    King Louis XVI becomes king
  • Estates-General Meets

    Estates-General Meets
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    french revolution

  • Tennis Court Oath Taken

    Tennis Court Oath Taken
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
  • Publication of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

    Publication of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
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    Haitian revolution

  • Slaves rise up on northern plantations of St. Domingue

    Slaves rise up on northern plantations of St. Domingue
  • publication of Vindication of the Rights of Women

    publication of Vindication of the Rights of Women
  • King Louis XVI executed by guillotine

    King Louis XVI executed by guillotine
  • slavery is outlawed in the French colonies, including St. Domingue

    slavery is outlawed in the French colonies, including St. Domingue
  • the directory takes control of France

  • War of Knives begins for control of St. Domingue

  • New constitution in France put up for a vote, declares revolution over

  • Toussaint L’Ouverture proclaims a new constitution in St. Domingue and is declared Governor for Life

  • Dessalines creates the flag of Haiti

  • Dessalines proclaims Haiti’s independence

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    Revolutions of Latin and South America

  • Mexico declares independence from Spain

  • Simon Bolivar arrives at Merida, Venezuela

  • Peru declares independence

  • Gran Columbia formed