45+Week+9+Lecture+2 - French Revolution, Revolutions in the Americas, Imagined Communities

45+Week+9+Lecture+2 - French Revolution, Revolutions in the Americas, Imagined Communities

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Unformatted text preview: IAS 45 Survey of World History Week 9 Lecture 2: Instructor: Joseph W.H. Lough Phone: 510.219.6569 • email: [email protected] Office Hours: Tues. 1-5 125 Stephens Hall GSIs: Rachel Brahinsky [email protected] Patrick Hazelton [email protected] Johntell Washington [email protected] Review • The Birth of Modern Religion • Revolutionary Transformations and New Languages of Freedom • The North American War of Independence, 1776-1783 • The Federalist Papers • The French Revolution • Napoleon’s Empire • Revolutions in the Caribbean and Iberian America Preview • Napoleon’s Empire • Revolutions in the Caribbean and Iberian America • Imagined Communities – nationalism as a new religion? – nationalism as a way to update the old religion? The French Revolution, 1789- 1799 • As the Revolution gathered speed, it split into different directions (cont’d) – When the king tried to flee the country in 1791, Jacobins gained the upper hand (cont’d) • The Jacobins reformed the army, introducing universal conscription and chose and promoted officers based on merit, not aristocratic privileges – The army promoted national identity and loyalty to the Revolution The French Revolution, 1789- 1799 • As the Revolution gathered speed, it split into different directions (cont’d) – When the king tried to flee the country in 1791, Jacobins gained the upper hand (cont’d) • The Jacobins tried to do away with aristocratic and Catholic influences on the nation’s culture – These efforts were widely dismissed – In 1794, moderates regained control of the government The French Revolution, 1789- 1799 • As the Revolution gathered speed, it split into different directions (cont’d) – In 1799, in light of ineffective government, Napoleon Bonaparte and other generals from the army organized a coup – In 1804, Napoleon declared himself emperor of the French nation • His reign checked the excesses of the Radical era but let many revolutionary changes continue • He allowed religious freedom The French Revolution, 1789- 1799 • As the Revolution gathered speed, it split into different directions (cont’d) – In 1804, Napoleon declared himself emperor of the French nation • He submitted a constitution to a plebiscite • His Code Napoleon codified the nation’s laws into one legal framework – The code emphasized the equality of men and the protection of individual property Napoleon’s Empire, 1799-1815 • Napoleon envisioned a new Roman empire based on the principles he espoused in France • His attempts to bring Europe under French rule laid the foundations for nineteenth-...
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