Revolution by: Maggie Stewart (French Revolution (Death of Louis XVI (He…
Revolution by: Maggie Stewart
Battle of Bunker Hill
The patriots were told to build defenses on hills across from Boston to attack the British.
The British captured the forts.
Lexington & Concord
They are intercepted by minutemen at Lexington and Concord before retreating back to Boston.
America won, British inflicted losses.
Regulars are sent to investigate rumors of supplies hoarded by the rebel government.
Second Continental Congress
What they got done: Printed money , appointed diplomats, olive branch petition, created an army.
Adjectives: Moderate, piratical, problem solving.
They were not: Radical, Revolutionaries.
Was a huge American Victory
Congress took over supplying the troops
Turning point of the American Revolution
Lead by colonel George Washington
Helped by the french navy and Soldiers
Last major battle of the American Revolution
Almost no food
Diseases killed over 2500 men
1 in 4 Soldiers had shoes and clothes
Continued to use his influenced officer's rebellion
George Washington resigns as commander
Refused to become king
Representation was not fair
Wanted to establish a new constitution
( The tennis court oath) Is what the assembly was called because it was held in an indoor tennis court
Economy of France
Inflation (High taxes) increase in prices
Less food for the poor people
Debt (war) money owed to a creditor
The three estate
2nd Estate ( The nobles) 1.5% of the population
3rd Estate ( The commoners ) 98% of all population and paid taxes
1st Estate ( The church) 5% of the population
Death of Louis XVI
He was the last king of France
He tried to commit suicide and wasn't successful
He was executed by the guilltoine
He considered himself the God on earth.
Demands of General Assembly
Wanted to a new constitution to be established
Also demanding a new written constitution
Voted to not leave until there was a change
Reign of Terror
Lasted until the fall of the Ropespierre
It was a period of extreme violence
Protect the county from foreign invaders
Relied on military to keep control
Napoleon becomes emperor
More moderate but but angered everyone
It made more products
Cotton GIin, Assembly Line
Improved efficency of water powered factories and stream
Galileo is about the movements of the earth
Kepler discovered the elliptical orbits
Copernicus is considered the first man brave enough to publish the book that triggered the Scientific Revolution
The Scientific Method is a method of procedure that has characterized science since the 17th century.
L'Overature supported the slave rebellion
Social Classes , Creation of Industrial Middle Classes.
Napolean Left behind written laws
When the French revolution ended that was Napoleans rise.
It made life easier and it made things a lot faster than usual
England was the main source for everything at that time.