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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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Revolutions in the 18 th century

Revolutions in the 18th Century


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


Boston massacre

Boston Massacre


Boston tea party

Boston Tea Party


Women in the revolution

Women in the Revolution


Revolutions in the 18 th century

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”


Escape

Escape


Execution of louis xvi

Execution of Louis XVI


Execution of marie antoinette

Execution of Marie Antoinette


Reign of terror

Reign of Terror


Execution of robespierre

Execution of Robespierre


Third phase

Third Phase

  • Spring 1795 – Chaos

  • Directorie established

  • 1799 – stability with Napoleon


Napoleon the emperor

Napoleon, the emperor


Napoleon crowning josephine

Napoleon crowning Josephine


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