Rosseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought. The American Revolution was a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies on the North American continent (as well as some naval conflict). The war was the culmination of the political American Revolution, whereby the colonists overthrew British rule. The French Revolution was a period of radical social and political upheaval in France that had a lasting impact on French history and more broadly throughout the world.
Frederick the Great remains one of the most famous German rulers of all time for his military successes and his domestic reforms that made Prussia one of the leading European nations. For the nearly two decades before she became empress, Catherine endured a miserable marriage; her husband didn't pay attention to her, and she was under constant pressure from the empress to produce a child. The spinning jenny is attributed to James Hargreaves. He was born Oswald, near Blackburn, around 1720. The Industrial Revolution, which took place from the 18th to 19th centuries, was a period during which predominantly agrarian, rural societies in Europe and America became industrial and urban. Eli Whitney was an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin Steam engines could also be applied to vehicles such as traction engines and the railway locomotives which are commonly just called steam engines outside America. James Watt was born on 19 January 1736 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, a seaport on the Firth of Clyde.
[ 1 ]. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract, 2nd edition, published by Cambridge University Press, 1997, 3
[ 2 ]. Gordon S. Wood, The American Revolution: A History,