North American Revolution
A successful rebellion fought between the colonists of the British Colonies in America, and the British. Established republican rule over the monarchy and set an example to other revolutions worldwide with it's texts (Declaration Of Independance, Constitution)
Overthrew the French Monarchy, destroyed the French Aristocracy, and significant because it inspired radical reforms of society.
Declaration Of The Rights Of Man And Citizen
Proclaims equal rights of all men and basically started the French Revolution.
French leader, conquested much of Europe and spread revolutionary ideas.
Only successful slave rebellion in history, slaves had a long and bloody war in the French carribean island later known as Haiti. One of the richest colonies in the world, later became devastated by poverty. Sparked by the French Revolution, it inspired many other slaves to fight for their well-being.
Spanish American Revolution
Revolutions that took place in Latin America to break away from rule by European Spain. Despite further attempts at equality by lower classes, the elite maintained most of the power.
An international movement that worked to end slavery. This idea was prevalent in the United States and THOROUGHLY spread by Great Britain.
New political idea where a single state encompasses a single ethnic background. These Nationalistic states would have been sounder, seeing the homogenity in their culture. Some of the first Nationalistic states included France, Italy, etc.
Vindication Of The Rights Of Women
One of the earliest publications furthering the feminist movement, british Mary Wallstonecraft writes that women need education because they hold direct power over youth. Helped further the maternal feminist movement.
A segment of the feminist movement where women argued that they had importance in social and political life because of the role they played in the future of the generations. Their natural maternal duties obligated them higher positions in society.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Major participant in the Women's Rights movement in America, spoke at the Seneca Falls Conference.