American Revolution Vs. French Revolution The American Revolution and the French Revolution have their differences but also have their similarities. The French revolution was more complex, more violent, and far more radical. While the American Revolution was more calm and settle. The American Revolution wasn’t as crazy or violent as the French Revolution. It was calm and they figured more things out in a settle way. The American Revolution was against Great Britain. The British decided to end the war once General Cornwallis was forced to surrender American and French forces. Which led to the British signing the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty of Paris was for the colonies to have their own independence. It also granted the Americans to have
shaped by American and French Revolutions. Although both revolutions were inspired by popular Enlightenment ideals, they were different in their goals, nature, and outcomes. While both were about 'liberty,' this word meant different things in each revolution. For instance, the goal of the American Revolution was gaining freedom from overreaching government. In contrast, the goal of the French Revolution was the freedom from class oppression.
One of the key dissimilarities between the revolutions was the…
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Part IV: Argumentative PDQ: Choose 1 out of 2
Possible topics for written paragraphs:
~Colonial Settlement and Expansion (Jamestown, Mass Bay)
~Bill of Rights/Constitution
~Birth of the Early Republic
~Expansion into the west (conflicts, movements, etc.)
~Industrial Revolution and Reform Movements
~Expansion of slavery
As you are studying for the exam, be comfortable with all of the content terminology (Key Topics of Interest)…
What is Women's History?
Gender vs. Sex
HISTORY TO THE 1960'S
A correction/revision of traditional history
- men have been at the forefront of world history
- female historians put them in the background.
- 1400s-1950s: 1st histories of the Americas
white, elite, MEN
Great men, great events, great ideas, etc.
Few mentions of WOMEN
- WWII/ "Baby Boom"/ 1960s activism
- New voices incorporated into US History…
Louis XIV-: King of France-post Magna Carta, controlled all aspects of government from military to treasury with a complete Monarchy
Americans: Senate and House of Representatives
King, Prime minister and Cabinet, Parliament: Upper house and Lower house, Constitution with many laws written by judges
North American Revolution:
Conservative Movement: Wanted to control/ preserve laws that already existed
Socially- More equality
Economically- More opportunity…
HOW DID THE AGE OF REVOLUTION CHANGE EUROPE
FORCES OF CHANGE:
Rosseau: believed the government should be based on general will; democracy
Growth of literacy
Middle class- business men wanted political rights to match their economic status
Population explosion: after 1730, population rose dramatically
French population increased by 50 % ; British population increased by 100%
Better boarder controls limited the spread…
agent to subcontractors who complete the work in off-site places.
x. The second industrial revolution led to new methods on the production of steel, chemicals, and electricity.
b. Capitalism vs. Marxism: Compare and contrast the two major economic theories. Who devised them? What are they? Where were they popular? Impact on society? Examples of state sponsored industrialization vs. private industrialization.
xi. Capitalism is a social system based on individual rights. Marxism…
British Conquest of North America
British imperial policy
International warfare results
117 year war fought between France and England (Mortal enemies)
In American = Ohio River Valley/Canadian border
Western New England
Northern New York
1608: Quebec (Canada is New France)
St. Lawrence River Valley
1688: New France = 12,000 white settlers (French have many forts)
(New England = 100,000)
Further westward = to modern – day Indiana…
presidency, he promoted Republican values and also believed the public interest, rights of the States, and the people were the greatest strengths to the nation. His ideals have helped strengthen freedom for Americans for generations after his presidency and continue to resonate with the American people. One significant accomplishment during his administration was the purchase of Louisiana territory for fifteen million dollars in 1803 (Palmer). The Louisiana Purchase more than doubled the size of the…
• also called the seven years war.
• British and French fought the war for the domination
of the colonial area.
• The Indians helped France success in winning when t
he war just began. Later on, British build a vast empir
e and gain lots of territory such as Canada from Franc
e and Florida from Span.
• However, British Empire was lacking money after the
war, and the Thirteen colonies stir up the American Re
volution after the British raised up the taxes.
French and Indian…
Discuss and analyze the significance of both the English and American Revolutions? How were they similar and how were they different? (i.e. strategies, goals, intentions, outcomes). How are the revolutions connected? What effect have they had on the modern world?
The English Civil War was part of a series of conflicts that spanned the entire British Isles, involving Scotland and Ireland as well as England. This war is also known as "The Great Rebellion", the British Civil Wars and Commonwealth period…