Unformatted text preview: a.ii. Weak central gov b. New Constitution (1787 – 9) b.i. Compromise and Balance b.i.1. Stable but functional gov b.i.2. Stronger central gov b.i.3. States still have power, though limited but reserveds b.ii. Separation of Powers 3. Evaluating the Revolution a. Conservative? Radical? a.i. Enlightenment ideals and put them into practice a.ii. Challenged a strong government, a super power b. Race, People, and Property b.i. Didn’t overturn society, rich stayed rich, society stayed in tact c. A War for Independence 4. Comparing The French and American Revolution a. Political Revolution – Enlightenment Ideals b. Social Revolution in France b.i. The Rise of Class Politics b.ii. Overthrowing the Ancien Regime and Privilege c. Legacies...
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- Spring '09
- United States Declaration of Independence, Age of Enlightenment, American identity, Weak central gov, c.i. Saw colonies