Age of Revolutions and Rebellions

Unit 6

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peter the Great

Absolute ruler of Russia, believed in Christianity, & tried to westernize Russia
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King Louise XIV

Absolute ruler of France, known as the "sun god" & was a monarch of the house of bourbon who ruled as king of France from 1642 until his death. believed in Catholicism.
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English Revolution

the English revolution is the period of the English civil wars and common wealth from 1569 to 1660. after the war monarchy was discontinued.
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American Revolution

The American revolution was a political problem that took place between 1765 &1783. after the war

The treaty of paris was signed in Paris, France on September 3, 1783. This ended the American Revolutionary War, and gave the colonies their independence from Great Britain.

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French Revolutionary War

also called the revolution of 1789, it was the revolutionary movement that shook France between 1787 and 1799.

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Haitian Revolution

was caused when slaves rebelled against their masters.

The Haitian Revolution was the only slave revolt which led to the founding of a state Furthermore, it is generally considered the most successful slave rebellion ever to have occurred and as a defining moment in the histories of both Europe and the Americas.

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Latin American Revolution

The Latin American revolutions were the revolutions that took place during the late 18th and early 19th centuries and resulted in the creation of a number of independent countries in Latin America. These revolutions followed the American and French revolution, which had profound effects on the Spanish, Portuguese, and French colonies in the Americas

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How Did Napoleon Come To Power?

It was his reputation as a victorious commander that had brought him popularity, but it took far more than this to bring him to power.
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Why Did Napoleon Fall From Power

Napoleon lost because his pride got to him. The invasion of Russia was a punitive war that Napoleon started to get back at Tsar Alexander

The Russians burnt everything they couldn't carry with them in their retreat from the war, so Napoleon's army had to starve in the freezing winter.

The Battle of Waterloo, which took place in Belgium on June 18, 1815, marked the final defeat of French military leader and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.

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The Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was a period from the 18th to the 19th century where major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transport, and technology had a profound effect on the economy and cultural conditions starting in the United Kingdom, then subsequently spreading throughout Europe, North America, and eventually the world

urbanization also took place during the industrial revolution. urbanization is when people move to jobs in the city

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Adam Smith

Known for his book called The Wealth Of Nations.

he also believed in the three laws of economics which were,

1) people acting in own self-interest

2) completion- in a free market you have to compete to survive

3) supply and demand- if quantity is above demand then you have to lower prices or just not sell until things reach equilibrium.

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published the communist manifesto, which divided people into 2 classes

proletariat- workers or working-class people

bourgeoisie- the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes.