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Amelia REVOLUTIONS - TEST REVIEW

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Thomas Hobbes - 1651
Argues that people are selfish and ambitious. Need absolute monarchy to have order!
Works: The Leviathan
John Locke - 1690
Wrote "The Second Treatise of Government
Arguing that people are born with basic rights to "life, liberty, and property"
Governments are formed to protect natural rights
and people have a right to rebel against rulers who violate natural rights.
Baron De Montesquieu - 1762
Wrote: "The Spirit of Laws", he believed people will always abuse power. He urged that power is separated between executive, legislative, and judicial branches, each balancing out the others.
Voltaire (Francois-Marie Arouet) 1700
Wrote novels and plays and essays that brought him fame and power. argues for tolerance. Freedom of speech, religion, critical of French government, Christianity.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - 1762
Wrote: "Social Contract" argued that government was a contract between free individuals and the government is created by the consent of the people.
Louis XIV
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Louis XVI
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Robespierre
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Napoleon Bonaparte
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Thomas Jefferson
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Absolute Monarchy
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American Bill of Rights
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Articles of Confederation
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Committee for Public Safety
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Common Law
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Constitution of the USA
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Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
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Divine Right
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Due Process
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English Bill of Rights
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Estate General
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First Estate
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French Constitutions of 1791 and 1793
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Glorious Revolution
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Jacobin
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Limited Monarchy
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Magna Carta
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Model Parliament
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Old Regime
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Petition of Right
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Reign of Terror
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Republic
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Second Estate
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Scientific Revolution
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Tennis Court Oath
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Third Estate
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French and Indian War 1754-1763
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Storming of the Bastille July 14, 1788
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First acts of the National Assembly 1789
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Women's March on Versailles Oct 5, 1789
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Question 1 -in terms of political, economic and social development, what was Western society like prior to the rise of democratic revolutions?
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Question 2 - What Enlightenment idea inspired Revolutions and who developed each?
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Question 3- What were the causes of the Revolutions (Economic, Political, Social)
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Question 4- What were the issues at the Continental Convention (USA) and what compromises were put into place to solve them?
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Question 5- How successful was each of the Revolutions?
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