Lecture12Hist124Feb162009

- History 124 Lecture 12 William Meier 1 Terms a The Counter-Revolution 1789 i Response to the French Revolution The Terror and Napoleon ii

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History 124 William Meier Lecture 12 2/16/09 1) Terms a) The Counter-Revolution 1789 i) Response to the French Revolution, The Terror, and Napoleon ii) Prehistory: the British reform movement (1) Context of Whig oligarchy (2) George II (r. 1760-1820) and his adviser, the Earl of Bute (3) John Wilkes and the North Briton no. 45 (1763) (4) Society for the Supporters of the Bill of Rights (1769) (5) American War (6) William Pitt (The younger): Prime Minister 1783-1801 iii) Radical revival during French Revolution (1) Society for Constitutional Information (1771-1780-1789) (2) London Corresponding Society (1792): Thomas Hardy and John Thelwall (3) Tom Paine, The Rights of Man (1792) iv) Reaction (1) Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) (2) “Proclamation against Seditious Writings” 1792 (3) Breakup of the Scottish Convention, 1793 (4) Spies (5) Suspension of Habeas corpus, 1794 (6) Thomas Hardy and John Horne Tooke tried for treason (7) Two Acts of 1795 (a) Seditious Meetings Act, 1795 (b) Treasonable Practices Act, 1795 (8) Corresponding Societies Act, 1799 (9) Conservative movements: anti-jacobin societies; associations for the protection of Property against Republicans and Levellers 2) The Counter Revolution 1789-1815 a) Background i) Themes in Great Britain (1) Redefines British nationalism (2) Creates modernized British state (3) Class based society emerges (4) New Imperial ideology (5) Creation of conservative political state
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- History 124 Lecture 12 William Meier 1 Terms a The Counter-Revolution 1789 i Response to the French Revolution The Terror and Napoleon ii

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