The American and French Revolution

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The American & French Revolution Results of the Enlightenment Weakened influence and power of religious authority Willingness to question customs/idea Encouraged the idea that human reason can lead to progress Promoted alternative press that criticized unearned privilege Chronology Seven Years’ War (1756- 1763) American War of Independence (1775-1783) The Ancien Regime (pre-1789) France Constitutional Monarchy (1789-1792) National Convention (republican period) (1792-1795) Atlantic Revolutions Ideas of Enlightenment traveled to different countries because of publication and changed how people thought of themselves and their government. Seven Years’ War Conflict because the French and English had colonies in the Americas and countries fought for resources. Used the natives to cause war against each other. 1756 the English victor and kicked out the French from north America French fled to Canada. American War of Independence
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course HISTORY 102 taught by Professor Ono during the Spring '12 term at Johnson & Wales University- Charlotte.

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