outline 4 Legacies of French Revolution

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Outline (Week 3) Enlightenment and Revolution
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Scientific Revolution Geocentric view Copernican(Heliocentric View)
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I. Sexuality and Enlightenment Thought Rousseau (1712-1778) a) Natural Laws = Natural Sex (biological understanding) b) Rousseau (concept of Virtue) c) Rising Bourgeoisie (Middle Class)
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II. French Revolution (1789-1799) King Louie XVI a) France = developed culture and centralized infrastructure, but still a feudal society b) A person’s legal rights and political status depended on the estate/order in which they belonged. c) Each order was to be represented in a political body known as the “Estates General,” however, that political body had not been in session since 1614 (175 years earlier). d) Estates General Clergy (1 st estate) largest landowners The Nobility (2 nd Estate) Third Estate (bourgeoisie and everyone else) The Three Estates (above)
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d) King calls Estates General Meeting to resolve crisis Growing bourgeoisie resents power of aristocracy and clergy
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course HIS 393 taught by Professor John during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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