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1

Why did the British raise taxes on the American Colonies

to pay for French and Indian War

2

What was used as the basis of the Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson

natural rights enlightenment

3

Why was George Washington a good pick for leader of the army

he had political and military experience and brought balance between north and south

4

people who didn't think the American Revolution was justified

Loyalist

5

Why did foreign Nations help America

French and Indian War and Balance of Power

6

Why did the colonies form a weak central government

because they were scared of authority, paranoid

7

How did Thomas Jefferson use the ideas of Thomas Locke

we are born with certain rights Social Contract

8

Marquis de Lafayette

french general that fought with Washington

9

the religious leaders in French Society

First Estate

10

nobility/landowners in French Society

Second Estate

11

the third estate decided to form a new govt

Tennis Court Oath

12

middle age castle/prison/armory

Bastille

13

other nations would step in to support the French King

Great Fear

14

was offended by the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen

Olympe de Gouges

15

Why didn't France have enough money

expensive wars and kings who spent too much

16

common people ho played a major role in the radical revolution

sans-culottes

17

radical who lead the french Government

Georges Danton

18

machine that made beheading faster

guillotine

19

lawyer who was a part of the Estates General

Maximilien Robespierre

20

reign by the Committee of Public Safety

Reign of Terror

21

Why did the attempt to De-Christianize France fail

because the people were deeply catholic

22

a black slave who lead the revolt of Haiti

Toussaint L'Overture

23

plot to overthrow the govt

coup d'teat

24

Napoleon's Wife

Josephine

25

made the french legal system fair and codfied the law

Napoleon

26

women who wrote against napoleon

Germaine de Stael

27

Who was Napoleon's greatest enemy

England

28

collation of nations to agree to follow Napoleon

Grand Empire

29

why didn't Napoleon invade England

because they controlled the seas

30

boycott of British Goods

Continental System