Revolutions

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    Thomas Hobbes

    Religion should be separated from politics separated knowledge from faith. People must submit to the absoluste power of the state.
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    John Locke

    Natural Rights (life,liberty,property). Kings power should be limited. Social contract. Freedom of religion
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    Baron de Montesquieu

    Believed in limited king (ruler) power. Seperation of powers checks and balances -3 branches (executive, legislative, judicial). Limits power so president.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
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    Voltaire

    Freedom. Logic and reason. Respect for indviduals.
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    Benjamin Franklin

    Single legislative with advisory board. People in charge shouldn't be paid. Slavery is morall wrong. Simple life lifestyle.
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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Majority rules. Individual freedom. Democracy. Importnat of reason.
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    Adam Smith

    Work benifits you economy. Don't depend on charity. Self interest guides efficient use of resources.
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    Cesare Beccaria

    Believed that poeple of crimes should have rights. Turture and dealth penalty was wrong. Rights to speedy trial and cruel and unusual punishments isn't a tyrant.
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    Thomas Jerrerson

    Individual rights to freedom should be protected by governent. Didn't want government to have to much power. All people were in the decision for the country. Everyone educated
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    Father Hidalgo

    Fought for Mexican Independence. Urged for people to fight for independence.
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    Mary Wollstonecraft

    Womens rights inequalities in education equal treatment to all human beings judged by individual merit and moral virtue not gender.
  • Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France

    Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France
  • Committees of Correspondence

    The first was in Boston. Was in charge of rallying against the new Currency Act and any inpopular reforms imposedon the customs service.
  • New Quartering Act

    Bill required Colonial Authorities to furnish barracks and supplies to British troops. In 1766 it expanded to public houses and unoccupied buildings and included occupied buildings.
  • Stamp Act passed by British Parliament

    Stamp Act passed by British Parliament
  • Tar and Feathering

    Colonist used this to threat and punish the British. Tar and Feathering was not fatal, but extreamely painful.
  • Repeal of Stamp Act

    Repeal of Stamp Act
  • Townsend Act, new revenue taxes on North American colonists

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

    Riots in Boston met with violence by British troops
    Was the killing of five colonist by British troops. This was cuased by tension within the colonies.
  • The Gaspee Incident

    A group of men boarded the Gaspee at night and set the ship on fire.
  • The Tea Act

    Passed by Parliment launched the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston. This act was to impose new taxes.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A group of about 50 men disguised as Mohawk indians led by Sam Adams boarded the ships and dumped the tea into the harbor.
  • Massachusetts Government Act

    Bill annulled the charter of the colonies. This gave the British Governor complete control of the town meetings, and taking control out of the hands of the colonialists.
  • Boston Port Bill

    Closed the port of Boston to all colonist until the damages of the Boston Tea Party was paid for.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress met in Philadelphia's Carpenters Hall on September 5, 1774. The idea of a meeting was brought a year earlier by Ben Franklin, but didn't get enough support until the Port of Boston was closed in because of the Boston Tea Party.
  • The Quebec Act

    Parliament passed the Quebec Act, which was designed to have greater rights to the French people in Canada which came under British rule through theTreaty of Paris in 1763.
  • The Paul Revere Ride

    Paul Revere was sent by Dr. Joseph Warren to ride to Lexington, Massachusetts, to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were coming to arrest them.
  • Shot Heard Around the World

    The first shots starting the revolution were fired at Lexington, Massachusetts.
  • Second Continental Congress

    The Second Continental Congress was over the following. Military Matters, Statements of Positions, Financing the War, Independence, Opening of Deplomatic Channels, Legislation
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    American Revolution

  • Thomas Paine's Common Sense

    Published anonymously by Thomas Paine, Common Sense was a best-seller in the colonies and in Europe. It went through several editions in Philadelphia, and was republished in all parts of America. Common Sense made Paine famous all around the world.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Gave independence to America from England. Gave the commoner a right
  • 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

    Reason, science, respecting humanity. Strong central government.
  • 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
  • French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint

    French colonial forces defeated by Toussaint
  • Toussaint negotiates peace with the British

    Toussaint negotiates peace with the British
  • 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