March 23 - Turmoil in Europe(Fr Rev huge agrarian profits...

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March 23, 2011 Turmoil in Europe (Fr. Rev) – huge agrarian profits for Chesapeake and Middle atlantic region o Louis XVI becomes constitutional monarch; executed 1793 Wheat prices rose from 5-8 shillings a bushes (high for 20 years) Boom in cotton exports (Industrial Revolution) boost Georgia; S. Carolina (later southwest territories) French Revolution (1789-1815) – the old (“enchente”) regime was now gone; got rid of the old order, socially and politically (old form of gov’t; old form of society); not necessarily smooth sailing o Ideologies will come back and be transported to America; some Americans will support radicals Moderate/Radical/Reactionary – the French Rev. was so much more radical than the American Rev. that they went so far as attacking the Church; sold its land, attacked the culture of the Catholic church; got rid of the privileges of the Church Napoleon Bonaparte – France by now is at war with the rest of Europe; at war with Prussia, at war with, etc.; these powers are still part of the old regime, absolute monarch, etc.; the best thing the
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