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25 Cards in this Set

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Popular Sovereignty
Relocating sovereignty in the people
Freedom and Equality
Important values of the Enlightenment
The American Revolution
Is tension between Britain and the North American colonies
The Declaration of Independence
Thirteen united States of America distroyed ties with Britain
The American Revolution
From 1775-1781. Of a costly conflict, British forces surrendered in 1781
Constitutional Convention in 1787
In 1787 the Constitution guaranteed freedom of press, of speech, and of religion
The National Assembly formed by representative of Third Estate
In 17 June 1789 French demanded a written constitution and popular sovereignty
"Liberty, equality, and fraternity"
Was the slogan and values of the National Assembly
The Directory
A conservative reaction against the excesses of the Convention
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)
Became a general in the royal army at age 24 and overthrew the Directory and named himself consul for life
The Haitian Revolution
The only successful slave revolt in history
Toussaint Louverture (1744-1803)
Son of slaves, literate, skilled organizer, built a strong and disciplined army. He controlled most of Saint-Domingue by 1797, created a constitution in 1801
Republic of Haiti
Declared independence in 1803 and established the Republic of Haiti in 1804
Social classes in Latin American society
Peninsulares where at the top, creoles, slaves, and indigenous peoples at the bottom
Simon Bolivar (1783-1830)
Led independence movement in South America
Resistance to change
Edmund Burke
He viewed society as an organism that changed slowly over time
Is welcoming of change as an agent of progress
Cultural Nationalism
Is a expression of national identity
What is Political Nationalism
Political nationalism is the demand for loyalty and solidarity from members of the national group
Is a movement created by Theodor Herzl to create a Jewish state
Congress of Vienna
Conservative leaders determined to restore old order after defeat of Napoleon in 1814-15
He led nationalists and expelled Austrian authorities in northern Italy, 1859
Garibaldi controlled southern Italy and returned it to King Vittore Emmanuele by 1860
Who is Otto von Bismarck
He prussian prime minister that united Germany