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WH Unit 9 review

absolutism, Enlightenment, and Revolutions SSWH 13, 14 Text topic 12

What areas did the famous enlightenment thinker Voltaire speak out on? he promoted personal freedoms such as freedom of speech and freedom of religion and tolerance of others' beliefs and ideas. "I might not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."
How did early Enlightenment writers propose people solve the problems of their day? Problems can be solved through logic and reason. Reason can be used to improve the lives of humanity.
What ruling style did Peter the Great, Louis XIV, and Napoleon share in common? They were all absolute rulers.
Who did Peter the Great want Russia to become more like? Western Europeans
What was Louis XIV's nickname? The sun king
In what ways were the aims of the French Revolution and the American Revolution alike? They were both fought to get representative governments.
What protest event is given credit for starting the French Revolution? Storming of the Bastille
What was the purpose of the English Bill of Rights? To limit the King's power
What famous leader was responsible for helping most of South America gain its freedom from Spain? Simon Bolivar
What method of warfare did the Russians use against Napoleon and his troops? Scorched earth policy
What were the main goals of the Congress of Vienna? Surround France with strong countries, balance out the power of European nations, bring back all the old kings and queens
What kind of takeover did Napoleon orchestrate in order to become the leader of France? a coup de e'tat
Which absolute ruler declared, "L'etat, c'est moi" -- "I am the state."? Louis XIV
What concept was the belief in "divine right" used to support? absolute rule
The following list best describes whom? westernized Russia, absolute monarch, modernized the army and created a navy, limited nobles, built new capital on Baltic Sea Peter the Great
What was the significance of the English Bill of Rights? it limited royal power
Where did the ideas for the US Constitution and the Declaration of the Rights of Man originate? Europe's Enlightenment thinkers
First, Second and Third Estates had unequal privileges and responsibilities France's social structure prior to the French Revolution
Slogan of the French Revolution Liberty, Equality, Brotherhood
End of absolute monarchy and rise of Napoleon two outcomes of the French Revolution
Influenced by the American Revolution, Storming of the Bastille, the Guillotine best describe which event French Revolution
a slogan of the American Revolution No taxation without representation
Boston Tea Party, Declaration of Independence, Battle at Yorktown best describe which event American Revolution
What idea was John Locke associated with? Everybody has the right to life, liberty, and property. The government's role is to protect your rights and if it doesn't, then you overthrow the government.
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