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39 Cards in this Set

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John locke
formulated one of the most influential theories of contractual government
George Washington
strong and imaginitive military leadership
Louis XVI
Unable to raise more revenue for overburdened peasantry, wanted to increase taxes on nobility: wasn't working for him
austrian heritage, wife of louis xvi, both sent to guillotine
nat'l assembly
3rd estate met on the tennis court
the convention
new legislative body elected by universal male suffrage, abolished monarchy
jacobin known as incorruptible
most radical party: dominated convention
conservative men of property seeking middle way between ancien régime
olympe de gouges
revolutionary and strong advocate of women's rights
ended the directory in 1799
toussaint l'ouverture
smart revolution with army who liberated his island colony from french rule
miguel de hidalgo
parish priest led peasant rebellion in mexico against
simon bolivar
south american creole elite
bernardo o'higgins
creole elite in chile
edmund burke
believed in conservatism
john stuart mill
most prominent proponent of early liberalism
william wilberforce
english philanthropist, got a seat in parliament, against slavery
mary astell
wanted to know why women were not born free, but as slaves
mary wollstonecraft
informal self-educated woman who wrote a vindication of the rights of women
elizabeth cady stanton
began movement of women's rights in a convention at seneca falls, new york
formed a group called young italy that promoted independence from austrian and spanish rule and the establishment of an italian national state
alfred dreyfus
jewish army officer spying for germany- rose questions of trustworthiness of jews in french society
theodor herzl
launched zionist movement
expelled austrian authorities from most of northern italy
nationalist- dashing soldier- unified southern italy and sicily
otto von bismarck
prussian prime minister the great questions of the day will be answered thru blood and iron
king willhelm I
appointed bismarck as prime minister
abe lincoln
a house divided against itself cannot stand
john macdonald
first prime minister of canada, further unified canada by increasing land, railroad
simon bolivar
latin american liberator, tried to establish confederation
juan manuel de rosas
one of the biggest caudillos, argentina, used to be a gaucho, machiavelli of pampas, argentine nero
benito juarez
led la reforma
emiliano zapata
argrarian rebel, distributed lands, killed in 1919
walt whitman
poet who wrote about multicultural society in US
louis riel
leader or métis, exiled, came back and led metis rebellion against canada
domingo faustino sarmiento
hated caudillos
jose hernandez
poet who wrote about gauchos
adela zamudio
poet who was frustrated that women did not have equal rights