French Revolution lecture outline

French Revolution lecture outline - HWC 205: The French...

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HWC 205: The French Revolution Social Causes of the Revolution Population Capitalism Uneven economic distribution Rural life Urban life Social Hierarchies The Three Estates Survival of Social Tensions in the first years of the National Assembly The French Monarchy The Bourbon Line Competing political philosophies Absolutism Parlements With conflict, why did Revolution take so long? Weak monarchy, or Temporary restoration of popularity The Philosophical Background to Revolution The thinkers Locke Rousseau Montesquieu Voltaire Thomas Jefferson Thomas Paine The traditions Anglo-American Enlightenment rationalism The Philosophical Outcome of Revolution: The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen Liberty “II. The end of all political associations, is, the preservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man; and these rights are liberty, property, security, and resistance of oppression ” (334). “IV. Political Liberty consists in the power of doing whatever does not injure
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course HWC 204 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '08 term at Kansas.

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