History Spring 2015
- Food prices increasing
- Bad government decisions
- Conflict over boarders
- 1st estate- 1% of population, Roman Catholic clergy, exempt from taxes, owned 10% of land
- 2nd estate- nobility, few taxes, lived on country estates, 2% of populatin, held key positions
- 3rd estate- 97% of population, poor and Piedmont taxes
- Storming the Bastille- mob raided the Bastelle
- National Assembly- estates delegates
- Great Fear- word of rebellion & senseless panic
- Jacobin club- violent speeches
- Moral- angry
Both hitter and Napolean couldn't take Russia because of the harsh climate and weather.
Francis Bacon- scientific method
Johnnes Kepler- planetary motion
Nicholas Copernicus- copernication theory
James Watt- the steam engine & enterpreneur (person who organizes, manages & takes risks with business
Richard Arkwright- water frame- water used to drive spinning wheels
Eli Whitney- cotton gin
Henry Bessmer- brought "age of steel"
Adam Smith- free economy/ free market: capitalism
Karl Marx- communism
Loke- self government and natural rights
Voltaire- freedom of religion and speech
Toussaint L'Ouverture- an ex-slave that emerged as leader of the Hatian revolution
Simon Bolivar- "George Washington" of South America- wanted to unite the Spanish colonies of South America
Jose de San Martin- fought in spanish forces against Napolean, became liberator of Argentina, chile and Peru, discouraged by political infighting died almost forgotten
Stalin- communist leader of the Solviet Union
Hitler- leader of Nazi Germany
Winston Churchill- Great Britain prime minister
Franklin D. Roosevelt- US president sit up "New Deal" program
Ho Chi Minh- young Vietnamese nationalist who turned to communism
Ghandi- fought for Indian independence peacefully (lead the salt march)
Sad dam Hussein- Iraq leader
Robert Boyle- chemistry
The scientific revolution and the enlightenment are similar because they are based off of scientific discovers and the age of reason.
What did the industrial revolution begin in Great Britain? Because they had good markets for manufactured goods, capital for investing in the means of production, lots of workers, geography, and lots of natural resources.
Impacts of industrial revolution in society.
- Growth in cities (urbanization)
- Bad working conditions
- Class changes (middle class emerges)
"Peace, Bread and Land" - Lenins slogan for the Bolshevik Revolution
"Scramble for Africa"
Decided who should get what at the Berlin conference.
Why did the United States enter the world wars?
WWII- Japan bombed a pearl Harbor
Treaty of Versailles
Allie- US, France, Britain
Battle of Midway- turning paint of the war
Battle of Stalingrad- 1st Nazi defeat
Operation Barbarossa- code name of the Nazis invading the Solviet Union