Resist & rights

Timeline created by PatrickF
  • American revolution

    American revolution
    Americans were taxed unfairly, lacked representation and so started a revolution against the British empire.
    Successful
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    The French people from the 3rd estate presented the cahiers de doléances to king Louis XVI essentially asking for freedom from oppression, and equality. After the two other estates refused to pay taxes the French people revolted.
    Successful
  • Mexican revolution

    Mexican revolution
    Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla urges the Mexican people to revolt against Spain for freedom and liberty. He also uses nationalist pride to fuel the revolution.
    Successful
  • Filipinos declare their independence from America

    Filipinos declare their independence from America
    Successful
    Fought for freedom and independence
  • Chinese boxer revolution

    Chinese boxer revolution
    Mysticism was believed to help
    Chinese defeat
    British took control of Hong Kong
  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Mohandas K. Ghandi lead a political revolution

    Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Mohandas K. Ghandi lead a political revolution
    They urged all of India to boycott British goods in a political and economic revolution rather than a military revolution.
    Successful