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WHII.6 French Revolution & Culture

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Thomas Jefferson
author of the Declaration of Independence (influenced by the Enlightenment)
French Revolution
when the French people overthrew their monarchy
Bastille
prison & armory stormed & taken over by French protesters
Reign of Terror
period of time in French history when there was massive bloodshed and extensive use of the guillotine
Louis XVI
French monarch executed during the French Revolution
Age of Reason
era of inventions and innovations that stimulated trade & transportation
Johann Sebastian Bach
baroque style musical composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
classical composer
Miguel de Cervantes
novelist from Spain, wrote during Spanish Golden Age
Don Quixote
Cervantes' novel; discusses chivalry, loss of innocence
Eugene Delacroix
painter in the Romantic School, painted Liberty Leading the People
agricultural revolution
period in history where farmers implemented new designs in tools to increase productivity
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