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  • 1. Romanticism
    David, Eddie, Reinelda, and Shay
  • 2. Two Revolutions, Two Outcomes
    French Revolution
    July 14, 1789 - Storming of the Bastille
    The people of Paris stormed the Bastille, the prison that symbolized the absolute monarchy, which had oppressed France for so long.
    Industrial Revolution
    August 26, 1791 – John Fitch is granted a patent for the steamboat.
    March 14, 1794 - Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.
  • 3. French Revolution
    August 27, 1789 – The Assembly adopts The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
    This document presented the ideals and principles of the Revolution, which condemned a government based upon absolutism (all power lies with one ruler), and justified the establishment of a new regime based upon the rights of the individuals.
    September 3-7, 1792 – The September Massacres
    In the weeks prior to the massacres, the monarchy was overthrown. The people of Paris believed that political prisoners were planning a counterrevolutionary plot. This resulted in deaths of half of the prison population in Prison.
    Industrial Revolution
    February 21, 1804 – Robert Trevithick demonstrates a steam locomotive.
    The locomotive led to construction of railways and the use of steam power for both passenger and freight trains.
  • 4. French Revolution
    August 27, 1789 – Louis XVI brought to trial and guillotined
    This document presented the ideals and principles of the Revolution, which
    Industrial Revolution
    February 21, 1804 – Robert Trevithick demonstrates a steam locomotive.
    The locomotive led to construction of railways and the use of steam power for both passenger and freight trains.

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