Lecture 4 -- Spread and Transformation of the Idea

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/13/11 New States and the Rise of Nationalism, 1640-1830 Monday, August 30
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6/13/11 Three separate developments 1) the creation of new states out of existing empires, usually through rebellion 2) the rise of the principle of popular sovereignty and of constitutional restraints on monarchs
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6/13/11 Challenges to Monarchs and their Empires England’s Civil Wars and Glorious Revolution (1630-89) Revolt of British North America AKA “American Revolution” (1776-1873) French Revolution (1789-1799)
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6/13/11 England’s Civil Wars and Glorious Revolution Basic Time Line 1629 – Charles I dismisses Parliament 1640 – Charles I forced to call Parliament Civil War of Charles I, Anglicans, and Catholics vs. Parliamentarians and Calvinists 1649 – Cromwell’s dictatorship; Charles I decapitated
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6/13/11 England’s Glorious Revolution Religion trumps language/culture in choosing Monarch Distinctiveness of English, then British (1707), government from rest of Western Europe – Monarch subordinate to laws and to Parliament
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6/13/11 The Revolt of British North America, AKA the American Basic Time Line 1760-1775 – British Imperial reforms spark discontent among some colonists 1775-1783 – War for Independence – former colonies function as independent states, federated through the Second Continental Congress (1775-1781) and then the
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course HIST 374 taught by Professor Prior during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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Lecture 4 -- Spread and Transformation of the Idea - New...

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