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Revolutions in the 18 th Century. 18 th Century. Financial prosperity Lifestyle changes Rights of government questioned. American Revolution. 1774-1783 End of French and Indian War Need to pay for it – leads to taxation. Acts & Reaction. 1765 – Stamp Act 1766 – Declaratory Act

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18 th century
18th Century
  • Financial prosperity
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Rights of government questioned
american revolution
American Revolution
  • 1774-1783
  • End of French and Indian War
  • Need to pay for it – leads to taxation
acts reaction
Acts & Reaction
  • 1765 – Stamp Act
  • 1766 – Declaratory Act
  • 1770 – Boston Massacre
  • 1773 – Boston Tea Party
  • 1775- Lexington and Concord
  • 1776 – Landmark Year
  • 1778 – Treaty with France
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1776
  • Declaration of Independence
    • Ratified July 4th
    • Read to army July 9th
    • John Hancock
france
France
  • Un-enlightened despots
  • Louis XV (1715-1774)
    • Après moi, le déluge
  • Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette
    • Rely on tradition
  • 1788 – French economy collapses
first phase of the revolution
First Phase of the Revolution
  • Declaration of Rights of Man & Citizen
    • "liberté, egalité, fraternité
    • 3 estates in France
  • Riots
  • Storm of the Bastille
second phase
Second Phase
  • Jacobins rise to power
  • National Convention
  • Fleeing of Louis XVI & family
  • Guillotine – “Reign of Terror”
third phase
Third Phase
  • Spring 1795 – Chaos
  • Directorie established
  • 1799 – stability with Napoleon
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