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  • 1. French Revolution American RevolutionWanted to change: Wanted to change: Both4.Political • Enlightenment 4.Taxes influenced 5.Equality (taxation)5.Social • Expanded political rights 6.Problem with king6.ECON • Inspired other rev in • Ended colonial rule Latin America• Ended a monarchy • Changed: • Influenced the Fr Rev• Middle class gains 6.Polt 7.ECONpower (bourgeoisie) 8.Social• Led to Napoleon
  • 2. French Revolution American RevolutionWanted to change: Wanted to change: Both4. • 4. 5.5. • 6.6. • •• • Changed: •• 9. 10. 11.•
  • 3. Causes and Characteristics of French and American Revolutions Political Economic Social • Absolutism • American Revolution • Large population French • The Three Estates • Big increase in bread (rich/poor)Revolution • Bourgeoisie cost • Dirty life • Bourgeoisie heavily • Absolutism taxed • “Acts” • Southern colonies • Coffee instead of tea • Stamp Act only trade market is • Patriot vs LoyalistAmerican • No taxation without GBRevolution representation • NE had no trade market with GB
  • 4. Causes and Characteristics of French and American Revolutions Political Economic Social FrenchRevolutionAmericanRevolution