Chapter 16 WHAP Strayer
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North American Revolution
successful rebellion conducted by the colonists of parts of North America against British rule (1775-1787); a conservative revolution whose success assured property rights but established the republican government of the United States to replace the British monarchy
a revolution that included massive dislocation (1789-1815) society overthrew the monarchy, destroyed much of the aristocracy, and launched radical reforms of society that were mostly lost under Napoleon's imperial rule and after the restoration of the monarchy.
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
document drawn up by the French National Assembly in 1789 that proclaimed the equal rights of all men; the declaration ideologically launched the French Revolution.
French head of state from 1799 until his abdication in 1814; he preserved much of the French Revolution under an autocratic system and was responsible for the spread of revolutionary ideals throughout his conquest of much of Europe.
the only fully successful slave rebellion in world history; it was sparked by the French Revolutionand led to the establishment of an independent state after a long and bloody war (1791-1804)
Spanish American Revolution
series of risings in the Spanish colonies of Latin America that established the independence of new sates from Spanish rule but that for the most part retained the privileges of the elites
an international movement that between approximately 1780-1890 succeeded in condemning slavery as morally repugnant an abolishing it in much of the world
the focusing of citizens' loyalty on the notion that they are part of a "nation", a clearly defined territory whose people have a sense of common identity and destiny.
Vindication of the Rights of Women
written by Mary Wollstonecraft in 1792, this tract was one of the earliest expressions of feminist consciousness.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
leading figure of the early women's rights movement in the US. (1815-1902). Instrumental in organizing the first women's rights conference in NY
movement that claimed that women have value in society not because of an abstract notion of equality but because women have a distinctive and vital role as mothers
a Javanses woman from an elite background who has come to be regarded as a pioneer of both feminist and nationalist thinking in Indonesia