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1. The way revolutions swept the Atlantic World from 1750-1900 was in the intellectual and ideological context of Enlightenment ideas. For example, John Locke’s commentary on social contract and argued against the British monarchy. (citizens give up rights for the better of the society). enlightenment ideas placed an emphasis on questioning natural laws regarding philosophy and government. 2. The revolutions period was caused by the government putting too much pressure on the citizens. A cause of the American revolution was unfair taxation where the colonists were not fairly represented stamp act and the tea acta and the sugar act. An effect of the revolutionary period was that the citizens rebelled and got more representation. An effect of the American revolution was that the colonists gained independence from the British 3. An environmental factor that lead to industrialization was the access to waterways.

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