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Romanticism1

  1. 1. Romanticism<br />David, Eddie, Reinelda, and Shay<br />
  2. 2. Two Revolutions, Two Outcomes<br />French Revolution<br />July 14, 1789 - Storming of the Bastille<br />The people of Paris stormed the Bastille, the prison that symbolized the absolute monarchy, which had oppressed France for so long.<br />Industrial Revolution<br />August 26, 1791 – John Fitch is granted a patent for the steamboat.<br />March 14, 1794 - Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.<br />
  3. 3. French Revolution<br />August 27, 1789 – The Assembly adopts The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen<br />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.<br />September 3-7, 1792 – The September Massacres<br />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.<br />Industrial Revolution<br />February 21, 1804 – Robert Trevithick demonstrates a steam locomotive.<br />The locomotive led to construction of railways and the use of steam power for both passenger and freight trains.<br />
  4. 4. French Revolution<br />August 27, 1789 – Louis XVI brought to trial and guillotined<br />This document presented the ideals and principles of the Revolution, which<br />Industrial Revolution<br />February 21, 1804 – Robert Trevithick demonstrates a steam locomotive.<br />The locomotive led to construction of railways and the use of steam power for both passenger and freight trains.<br />

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