Final chapter

  • Hobbes writes "Leviathan"

    Hobbes writes "Leviathan"
    The work concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory.
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    French and Indian War

    war between Great Britain and France in North America from 1754 to 1763. In 1756, the war erupted into the world-wide conflict known as the Seven Years' War and thus came to be regarded as the North American theater of that war
  • Publication of John Locke (Observations upon the growth and culture of vines and olives)

    Written in english to Observe the growth and culture of vines and olives
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    American Revolution

    was the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America.
  • Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    Signing of the Declaration of Independence
    After finalizing the text on July 4, Congress issued the Declaration of Independence in several forms. It was initially published as a printed broadside that was widely distributed and read to the public.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    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. They made a makeshift conference room inside a tennis court located in the Saint-Louis district of Versailles (commune), near the Palace of Versailles.
  • 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
  • Execution of the Louis XVI

    Execution of the Louis XVI
    King Louis XVI had been loved by his people, but his hostility towards the National Assembly had aroused discontent with his rule. The last nail in his coffin was an attempt to escape from France in June 1791 to garner support for the re-establishment of the old regime, an event named "Flight to Varennes" where he was caught before he and his family could reach the fortress of Montmédy, a royalist stronghold, across the border of Austrian Netherlands. Public opinion began to sway against him aft
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    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 (1793–1794), a stage of the French Revolution
  • Execution of Robespierre

    Execution of Robespierre
    On 15 January 1793 Louis XVI was voted guilty of conspiracy and attacks upon public safety by 691 out of 749 deputies; none voted for his innocence. On 19 January 387 deputies voted for death as penalty, 334 voted for detention or a conditional death penalty, and 28 abstained or were absent. Louis was executed two days later in the Place de la Revolution.
  • Napoleon disbands the Directory

    Napoleon disbands the Directory
    However, the first election saw people voting for the return of a Monarch. The Directory obviously would not allow this and so declared the elections as invalid, which immediately encouraged mass uprising and resentment. This finally led to Napoleon being invited to disband the directory and establish order
  • Napolean becomes emperor

    Napolean becomes emperor
    unlike most emperors, Napolean came out of no where to become leader. emperor of france. helped france to regain a stable economy.
  • Napoleon invades Portugal

    But time was up: Napoleon had realized that Portugal impeded his desire for reform in Europe.
  • Napolean invades Russia

    French power rose quickly as Napoleon's armies conquered much of Europe but collapsed rapidly after France's disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812.
  • Napoleons first exile

    Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled by the Allied governments to Elba. began his exile with a reform of the governmental system on the island
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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.[1] The objective of the Congress was to settle the many issues arising from the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars, and the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire
  • battle of warloo

    An Imperial French army under the command of Emperor Napoleon was defeated by combined armies of the Seventh Coalition, an Anglo-Allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington combined with a Prussian army. The defeat at Waterloo put an end to Napoleon's rule as Emperor of the French.
  • Nap. is exiled to St. Helena.

    a barren, wind-swept rock located in the South Atlantic Ocean. Saint Helena remained in the East India Company’s possession, but the British government met additional costs arising from guarding Napoleon. this is also where he died.
  • Napoleons Death

    Napoleon Bonaparte died from an advanced case of gastric cancer and not arsenic poisoning as some had speculated.