The old regimes l.jpg
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 22

The Old Regimes PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 166 Views
  • Updated On :
  • Presentation posted in: General

The Old Regimes. History 103 The West and the World. Focus Questions. How did the concepts of “balance of power” and “reason of state” influence international relations in the eighteenth century? What were the causes and results of the Seven Years’ War?

Download Presentation

The Old Regimes

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


The old regimes l.jpg

The Old Regimes

History 103The West and the World


Focus questions l.jpg

Focus Questions

  • How did the concepts of “balance of power” and “reason of state” influence international relations in the eighteenth century? What were the causes and results of the Seven Years’ War?

  • Who were the main groups making up the European social order in the eighteenth century, and how did the conditions in which they lived differ both between groups and between different parts of Europe?

  • What was the relationship among intellectual, political, economic, and social changes in the eighteenth century?


Defining characteristics l.jpg

DefiningCharacteristics

  • Reason vs Revelation

  • Secular

  • Deism

  • Empirical

  • Toleration

    • Freedom of Speech

    • Freedom of Press

    • Religious Freedom

  • Anti-clerical and anti-authoritarian

  • Emphasis upon Education

  • Equality before the Law

  • Cultural Relativism

  • Theory of Progress


Slide4 l.jpg

The Spider and the Fly

Class Structure

Rigid System of Privilege

Largely Agricultural

Aristocrats and Clergy

Growing Merchant Class


Slide5 l.jpg

Mercantilism

Psychology of Limited Wealth

Amount of Wealth Fixed

Bullion as Measure of Wealth

Focus on State – Not Dynasty

State Monopolies & Subsidies

Role of Colonies

Protectionism

Jean-Baptiste Colbert

1619-1683

Finance Minister of France


Slide6 l.jpg

Adam Smith

1723-1790

  • The Wealth of Nations, 1776

  • Economic Liberalism

  • laissez faire

  • The Hidden Hand

  • Theory of Progress


Liberalism l.jpg

LIBERALISM

  • Political Liberalism

  • Economic Liberalism

  • Social Liberalism


Slide8 l.jpg

Two Treatises Concerning Government

1689

A Letter Concerning Toleration

1690

John Locke

1632-1704


Slide9 l.jpg

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

1712-1778

Discourse on the Arts and Sciences, 1750

Discourse on Inequality, 1754

The Social Contract, 1762

“The General Will”


Liberalism10 l.jpg

LIBERALISM

  • Political Liberalism

  • Economic Liberalism

  • Social Liberalism


Europe 1721 l.jpg

Europe 1721


Slide12 l.jpg

Louis XV, 1715-1774

Ruler of France, 1715-1774

Louis XV at Five Year of Age


Slide13 l.jpg

Palace at Versailles


Slide14 l.jpg

Rise of Brandenburg-Prussia

Hohenzollern Monarchs

Frederick II, the Great

1712-1786

Frederick William I

1688-1740


Prussia and the austrian empire l.jpg

Prussia and the Austrian Empire


Slide16 l.jpg

Rise of Russia as a European Power

Catherine the Great

r. 1762-1796

Peter the Great

r. 1682-1725


Slide17 l.jpg

The Hapsburgs

War of Austrian Succession

1740-48

Diplomatic Revolution, 1756

Seven Year’s War

1756-1763

Maria Theresa of Austria

r. 1740-1780


Expansion of russia l.jpg

Expansion of Russia


Overseas colonies and trade 1740 l.jpg

Overseas Colonies and Trade, 1740


North america 1755 and 1763 l.jpg

North America, 1755 and 1763


Slide21 l.jpg

II. Development of the Atlantic slave trade: What was the Atlantic world?


Development of the atlantic slave trade the triangle trade l.jpg

Development of the Atlantic slave trade: the triangle trade

Europe: technology

And military power

Slave ship

Slave revolt

Americas:

Land and minerals

Africa: slaves


  • Login