Revolutions

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    Thomas Hobbes

    He believed that government should be based on facts. He also Believed religion should seperated from politics.
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    John Locke

    Believed in revolting against unfair government that and the "scocial contract". Also believed in Natrual Rights and that the kings power should be limited. He also believed in Freedom of religion.
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    Baron de Montesquieu

    Belived: Government should be vroken into deiffernt branches to keep one person from taking total controll. Specifically three branches, a legislative branch, who makes the laws, a Judical Branch, who interpets the laws, and an Excutive Branch. who enforces the laws.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
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    Voltaire

    Believed: Things should be explianed logically. Fought against intolerance, tranny, and superstition. He beleved in freedom of thought & respect for everyone. Also that certian religions were too powerfull
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    Benjamin Franklin

    Believed: Single Legislation, advisory board they would also work for the government. The government should not be paid. Wanted to Abolish slavery.
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    Jean- Jacques Rousseau

    He was against absolute power. He believed in indivisualism. People should have poer in government, and laws should be strictly enforced.
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    Adam Smith

    First to Focus on the role of Economics. He argued that self-intrest guides the most efficant use of resources. Believed in self-enterprise. Also that some one who worked not only benifited himself, but scociety as well. Claimed charity was a virtuous act, but societies should not depend on it.
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    Cesare Beccaria

    Ceasare believed in criminal rights and that the death penalty and torture was wrong. He also said that education reduces crime rates and that every one deserves a speedy trail. One of his biggest belifes is that the punishment should be the same for every one that commited the crime.
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    Thomas Jefferson

    Believed everyone sould be educated. A mafority of people would make the right choices. Governments should not have too much power, and in Indivisaul Freedoms and rights.
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    Father Hidalgo

    Fought to free mexico from, spain. He delivered the "Grito de Dolores" That urged people to fight for mexicos independence. Also question the policies of his own church.
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    Mary Wollstone

    Believed in equality for men and women in education. Equal Treatment in all human beings, a person should be judged on their meirt and moral virtue not gender. Women should be treated as equals not property and they should be given equal opportunity when getting a job.
  • Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France

    Seven Years’ War Peace Treaty between Great Britain and France
  • Quartering Act (Intolerable Acts)

    This bill required Colonial Autorities to house and Supply British troops if they came knocking. Later this bill was expanded to public housing, and occupied buildings.
  • Stamp Act passed by British Parliament

    Stamp Act passed by British Parliament
  • Tarring & Feathering of William Smith

    After becoming under the suspicion of being an informer of American smuggling. William Smith Was captured by a gang of men. These men covered him in tar then covered him in feathers. They then carted him through every road in town and then threw him into the sea. This is said to probably be the first tarring and feathering in America.
  • 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
    British Troops are met by an angry mob. The mob begins to yell and protest some even begin to throw snow balls. After being struck my a stick by a protestor, one of the troops fired. Believing the order had been given to fire, the other troops soon followed. But Capt. Preston had never given such an order. 5 civilans were killed, 3 on site 2 later of wounds. The 9 soldiers were out on trail, Preston and 6 of his men were found acquitted. The two others were found quilty of man slaughter.
  • The Gaspee Incident

    During the day of June 9, 1772 The Gaspee, a British Customs Ship, was chasing down a merchant ship that was thought to be smuggling goods. On the Night of June 10, 1772 a group of men led by John Brown snuck onto the Gaspee. The Men wounded the Commander of the Gaspee and set the ship on fire. The Britich led a full investigation but never caught the men who did it.
  • The Tea Act

    Parliment passed the tea act, not to raise prices on tea, but to lower them. The tea Act was passed to help bost up the East Indain Trade company, that was having trouble finacally, and to help sell 18 million pounds of unsold tea. Colonist did not see it this way and saw it as them trying to win them over, to make new taxes. So the colonist turn the ships back, not wanting to buy the tea, plus it cut out Merchants or middle men and only sold directly to the colonist.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    After a group of tea ships had docked at the Boston harbor and had not returned back to Britain. A group called the Sons of Liberty, led by Samual Adams borded the ships during a quite night raid, and dumbed all 342 chest of tea, into the harbor.
  • Massachusetts Government act (Intolerable Acts)

    This Bill Compeletly rid of the the Charter of the Colonist. It gave the British governor compelet controll over town meetings, and taking it away from the colonist.
  • Administration of Justice Act (Intolerable Acts)

    This Bill allowed British courts to take complete control over trials, which involed British officails. They could no longer be tried in Colonial Courts for crimes. Because of this British officals did what ever they wanted with out justice being served while they were in the colonies.
  • Quebec Act

    This Bill extended French Border of candanda. This new border cut off the colonies of Mssachusetts, Connecticuit, and Vargina.
  • Boston Port Bill (Intolerable acts)

    The Boston Port Bill shut down the Boston harbor from colonist. This Bill was passed due to the Boston tea party, and would remain in effect till the damages were paid for.
  • First Continetal Congress

    First Continetal Congress
    This was a meeting of 55 delegates from 12 of the 13 colonies. They met in phillidelphia, at Carpetners Hill. The meeting would continue on into late october. In this meething the Delegates would disscuss what to do about the Intolerable acts, and other matter. Amoung some of the thing they disscussed were; The Galloway plan of union and the Declaration of Rights and Grievances (a bill with complaints of american colonist adressed to king Gorge.)
  • "The British are coming" (Paul Reveer's midnight ride)

    Paul Reveer and William Dawes ride to warn other of the aproaching British Soldiers. Paul was first sent to warn Samual Adams and John Handcock of British Regulars comming to arrest them. After Paul Reached the two Paul went riding again to Concord, warn the minute men and where weapons and supplies were hidden. On the way Paul was joined by Dawes and Dr. Prescot. But while riding the three were captured by a British Regular Dawes and Prescot manage to escape soon after, but Paul remained held.
  • Lexington and Concord "The Shot herd around the world"

    The Battle of Lexington & Concord was recorded to be the first shots of the revolutionary war. The battle first stared in Lexingtion where 700 British regulars were met by 75 minute men and Capt. Jonas Parker. In this battle 8 minute men were killed & 10 wounded. The British continued onto Concord, but this time the minute men were better prepared with a larger force. Britsih soon were retreating back to Boston. By the end 73 Brits were killed & 174 wounded. While 49 Patriots killed & 39 wounded
  • The Second Continetal Congress

    The Delegates meet again at Phillidelphea. This time the matters are more intense and even talk of independence. In this meeting they dicussed; Gaining control the millitary, The Olive Branch Petion, Finacing the war, Opening up alliances with France, and most important INDEPENDCE.
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    American Revolution

  • Common Sense

    Common Sense, Puplished by Thomas Pain, was a writing that swept across the colonies selling , more then several copies. Common sense talk most importantly the need for independece. Common sense also brought out the importance of the common man and how they had a voice too. The Book strenghten the hearts of the common colonist and would soon make the voice for independece be heard.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    On June 7, 1776 Richard Lee Brought up the resoulution for independence before the Continital Cogress. The mater would then be discussed and argued, and wouldn't come to a desion till July 4, 1776. During this time period a Declaration of indepence was written by Thomas Jefferson. This decleration was the reviewed and edited by John Adams, Benjamine Fraklin, Robert R. Livingstion and Roger Shermen. The Decleration of Independence was singed by all delegates on July 4, 1776.
  • 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

    Believed in a strong central government, admired the parliamentary system of Britain, and thought that power should be divided into different branches. Did not want to give all the power to vote to the people, until they were properly educated in how the political process worked. Wanted the countries in spanish america to band together in one nation to guarantee a prosperity and security.
  • 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

     Estates General convened for the first time in 174 years in France
  • Storming of the Bastille, prison (and armory) in Paris

    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
  • 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 Fance

    War ends between Great Britain and Fance
  • 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