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New technology and enclosure increased food production
Why did the Industrial Revolution begin in Britain
Available natural resources
Navigable rivers and natural harbors
Effects of Industrialization
New social class structure
Bad working conditions
Standard of living improved
Government and workers responding to working condtions
Government passed reform legislation
Irish Potato Famine
Mass starvation in Ireland that forced many people to emigrate
Economic system based on private ownership
Laissez faire economics
Government should keep out of business and prices should be determined by supply and demand in a free market
An economic system in which the means of production belong to all
Means of Production
Farms and businesses
Karl Marx and The Communist Manifesto
History is about class struggle
Modern class struggle is the capitalist bourgeoisie (owners) against the proletariat (workers)
Proletariat will overthrow the capitalist bourgeoisie and take control of means of production
King Louis XVI
King of France before the French Revolution
Three Estates of France
French social classes
Causes of French Revolution
Unfair taxes on the Third Estate
Spread of Enlightenment Ideas
Group formed by the Third Estate that claimed to represent France before the revolution
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
Document written by the National Assembly that listed Frenchmen´s rights and stated that all men were equal under law
Reign of Terror
Emperor for Life
Effects of the Revolution
Rise of french bourgeoisie
Spread of nationalism and democracy
Inspiration for other rebellions
Toussaint L´Ouverture, Simón Bolívar and José de San Martin
Latin American independence leaders
Why so many revolutions?
Enlightenment ideas encouraged rebellion
American Revolution inspired
Time period where new ideas about discovering the truth through reason.
The steps that someone takes to do an experiment.
Separate from the church
Copernicus and Galileo
Discovered that the solar system is heliocentric.
SR is a threat
It challenged the catholic church and showed that it could be wrong.
Time period where reason was applied to society and government.
SR led to Enlightenment
SR challenged beliefs about the natural world while the Enlightenment challenged beliefs about society and government.
John Locke´s main ideas
Every man gets natural rights.
Government protects those rights.
Rule based on consent of the governed.
Life, liberty, property.
Consent of the Governed
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