Revolutions

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    Thomas Hobbs

    Believed the government should be based on facts.
    Religions should be separated from government.
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    John Locke

    Believed in revolting against unfair government.
    Natural rights were important.
    Kings power should be limited by the people.
    Freedom of Religion.
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    Baron de Montesquieu

    Government should be broken down into different equal sections.
    Separation of powers.
  • English Bill of Rights

     English Bill of Rights
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    Voltaire

    Things should be explained logically.
    Fought against intolerance and tyranny.
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    Benjamin Franklin

    Single Legislation.
    Advisory board.
    The government shouldn't be paid.
    Abolishment of slavery.
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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Against Absolute power
    Individualism
    Children should be allowed more expressive freedom.
    People should choose the laws.
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    Adam Smith

    The impact on modern economics and concepts of individual freedom
    He believed that someone working to earn money benefited himself but also benefited society as a
    whole.
    Charity should not be depended on.
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    Cesare Beccaria

    Criminal rights.
    The death penalty is wrong
    Education can reduce the crime rate.
    Fair trial.
    Punishment should be equal for everyone
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    Thomas Jefferson

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    Father Hidalgo

    Mexico should be freed form foreign rule.
    Independence of Mexico.
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    Mary Wollstonecraft

    Womens rights and equal treatment of all human beings.
    people should be judged based on individual merit and moral virtue, not on gender.
  • Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France

    Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France
  • Stamp Act passed by British Parliament

    Stamp Act passed by British Parliament
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Repeal of Stamp Act
    Partiots in Boston tar and feathered the English supporters for humiliation in retaliation to the stamp act.
  • Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists

     Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists
    The new taxes included tea taxes which promoted more tar and feathering and also the boston tea party.
  • Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops

    Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops
    The Boston massacre was 5 British soldiers being killed by a mob. The british responded with violience.
  • The Gaspee Incident

    The Gaspee Incident
    The British ship The Gaspee followed around a colonial ship until it hit shore and later that night a group of colonists snuck onto the ship and wounded the lieutenant
  • The Tea Act

    Was designed to sell tons of unsold tea product to the colonists . But theh colonists believed the money was going straight to the english taxes.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston tea party was the Sons of Liberty dressed up as indians dumping tea over board into the ocean. The event was very organized, calm and unnoticed.
  • The Coercive or Intolerable Acts

    The Quartering act- Soldiers can enter your house and you're forced to take care of the,
    Boston Port BIll- Closed the port of Boston
    Administration of Justice Act-British officials can only be tried in british courts
    Massachusetts Government Act- British government got all control of the colony.
    Quebec Act- Cut off the western colonies.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Delegates from each colony was sent to a meeting in penslyvania
  • Paul Revere Road

    to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were marching to arrest them.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The first battle in the war between Britain and the Colonies.
  • The Second Continental Congress

    The second meeting of the Colonial delagates
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    American Revolution

  • Thomas Paine "Common Sense"

    He became famous in multiple continents because he of his ideas of natural rights
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    When the colonies declared their separation from England. They weren't declaring war but they were forced into war when they split off.
  • 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

    importance of reason, science, and respecting humanity.
    Believed in a strong central government.
    The power of government should be separated.
    People shouldnt be given the right to vote without proper education.
  • 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 (and armory) in Paris

     Estates General convened for the first time in 174 years in France 1789 	   Storming of the Bastille, prison (and armory) in Paris
  • 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
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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 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
  • 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
  • New declaration of war between Great Britain and France

    New declaration of war between Great Britain and France
  • 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 end the slave trade

     British end the slave trade
  • Declarations of self-government in most Latin American colonies

    Declarations 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