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What is a social contract?
An agreement between the rulers and the ruled; a constitution in which an an idividual gives up their natural state for an organized society.
What is Nationalism?
Desire for a country or love for a country.
What is urbanization?
The growth of cities.
What is a creole?
One of Spanish or French heritageborn in the Americas.
Who is Karl Marx?
He agued in favor of communism. He said taht there were many poor workers and few rich individualists, he said the workers would over throw the factory owners.
The Industrial Rev. was dependent on what?
The Agricultural Revolution.
What was the Orders of Council?
A British blockade of France during the Napoleonic Wars.
What was the ultimate example of the Napoleonic battle?
The Battle of Austerlitz.
Where was the Battle of Leipzig fought at and what was the result?
It was fought in Saxony in 1813 and resulted in Napoleons defeat and initial exile to the island of Elba.
What was a total disaster for France?
Napoleons invasion of Russia, with the 600,000 man Grand Army.
Who was Simon Bolivar?
A creole who led a rev. against Spanish colonizers.
What was the Battle of Trafalgar?
A Brit. victory over the French and Spanish fleets and prevented a French invasion of G.B.
Who were reactionaries?
Those who wanted to return to a previous period and restore ruling families to their respective thrones following the French rev. and Napolionic Wars.
Who was instumental in the development of electricity?
Allesandro Volta, Michael Frarday, and Thomas Edison.
Who discovered things that challenged long-held religious views?
Charles Darwin, Jean Lamarck, and Charles Lyell did. Darwin and Lamarck theorized evolution and Lyell's disoveries in geology challenged the Biblical notion of creation.