Chapter 16 Notes - Chapter 16 Notes Atlantic Revolutions Global Echoes(1750-1914 I Atlantic Revolutions in a Global Context A A \u201cWorld Crisis\u201d

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Chapter 16 Notes Atlantic Revolutions, Global Echoes (1750-1914) I. Atlantic Revolutions in a Global Context A. A “World Crisis”? B. Uniqueness of the Atlantic Revolutions 1. Regional rather than global 2. Closely connected to each other 3. The Atlantic as a “world of ideas” 4. “Democratic” revolutions C. Global Impact of the Atlantic Revolution II. Comparing Atlantic Revolutions A. The North American Revolution, 1775-1787 1. How “revolutionary” was it? 2. England and English in America 3. New taxes and Enlightenment ideas 4. A revolutionary society before revolution 5. Atlantic echoes: a “new order for the ages” B. The French Revolution,1789-1815 1. The American connection: war debt a. The Three Estates b. The National Assembly c. The DOROMAC 2. Contrasting French and American revolutions a. Complex motivations b. Radicalism and violence c. A new and rational world d. Greater global impact 3. Napoleon Bonaparte: the revolutionary paradox C. The Haitian Revolution, 1791-1804 1. An unusual social hierarchy 2. Slave revolt, civil war, and foreign invasion 3.

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