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  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B TH E G LO RIO U S REVO LU T ION THE SETTING DONEC ARCU RISUS DIAM AMET SIT. CONGUE TORTOR CURSUS RISUS NISL, LUCTUS AUGUE JAMES II WILLIAM OF MARY II He became the king of ORANGE Mary II was the eldest daughter England. He was the last of James II. She became the Catholic ruler of England. William of Orange led the queen of England in 1689. The He became the king of Dutch revolt against Spain English Bill of Rights was England on 1685. that caused the Eighty-Years published during her reign. War. He became known as the Prince of Orange in 1544.PLACE: ENGLAND TIME: 1688 PAGE 1
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B TH E GLORIOUS REVOLUTION THE PROBLEM James II became the king as a Catholic. He disobeyed the law and appointed Catholics to high office. The English Protestants were scared at the thought of having a line of Catholic kings. PAGE 2
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B TH E GLORIOUS REVOLUTION THE GOAL The Protestant leaders wanted to regain a Protestant king. PAGE 3 View slide
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B TH E GLORIOUS REVOLUTION THE EVENTS A few members of the Parliament asked William of Orange (a Dutch prince) to overthrow James.William of Orange consented becausehis wife, Mary, was a Protestant, and hestarted to gather up men for an army. PAGE 4 View slide
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B TH E GLORIOUS REVOLUTION THE ENDING James fled when William invaded England with his army. It was bloodless. JAMES II PAGE 5
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B THE A M E RICA N REVOLU T IO N THE CHARACTERS “Founding Fathers” DONEC ARCU RISUS DIAM AMET SIT. CONGUE TORTOR CURSUS RISUS NISL, LUCTUS AUGUE Thomas Jefferson George Washington John Adams One of the most important General who led the American One of the most important Founding Fathers. Was the Colonies to independence. The founding fathers. This original drafter of the 1st president of the United Massachusetts statesman was a Declaration of States by receiving 100% of the supporter of strong National Independence. The 3rd votes. Set important examples Government. was the 2nd president of the United for future presidents to follow. president of the United States. States. He was a firm Some examples are serving He became publicly involved in believer of States power only two terms in office, setting opposing British policies, when over the National power. up cabinets like secretary of he denounced the Stamp Act. state. His son would become the 6th president of the United States.PLACE: 13colonies and TIME: 1775England PAGE 6
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B THE A M E RICA N REVOLU T IO N THE PROBLEM After the French and Indian War, the British was broke. They spent most of their money in defending the American colonies. The British thought it was reasonable to tax the American colonies so that they can make can have some money. In their mind, since the colonies were protected from the French by the British Army, they would be ok with paying taxes. However, the colonists did not like paying taxes without having political representation in the Parliament. The colonists asked permission to have taxes and other laws be passed by the colonial legislature. Both the Parliament and King George rejected their request. The setting was set for confrontation. After an unsuccessful attempt at not fighting, the American Colonists send King George the Declaration of Independence. PAGE 7
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B THE A M E RICA N REVOLU T IO N THE GOAL The Founding Fathers wanted the 13 colonies to be independence from Britain and to set up their own country. PAGE 8
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B THE A M E RICA N REVOLU T IO N THE EVENTS Many countries thought that the American Colonies stood no chance. The British Army and Navy was considered on of the best in the world and the colonists were mostly made up of farmers, traders and merchants. However, America proved to be lucky. After the Battle of Saratoga, the French Government decided to help the American Colonists. This was the important event that allowed the American Colonies to win the war and become the United States of America. Based on pure facts, who do you think would win? A: The British of course!!! PAGE 9
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B THE A M E RICA N REVOLU T IO N THE ENDING The Founding Fathers Succeeded!!! Against big odds, the American Colonies founded the United States of America and used a successful system of democratic government called republicanism. The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, October 19th, 1781
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B THE FRENCH REVOLUTION CHARACTERS DONEC ARCU RISUS DIAM AMET SIT. CONGUE TORTOR CURSUS RISUS NISL, LUCTUS AUGUE Louis XVI Marie Charles de Antoinette Calonne He was the king of France in the year She was Louis’s wife and 1789. He is known for she is known for He tried to lessen the tax overtaxing those that spending money lavishly, burdens on the poor by could not afford it despite the fact that taxing the rich instead, but most French citizens his ideas were rejected by lived in poverty. the French nobility. PAGE 11
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B THE FRENCH REVOLUTION Place & Time Before the revolution, France was a country in which citizens were not treated equally. There were separate laws and taxes for the DONEC ARCU TORTOR CURSUS SIT. CONGUE RISUS DIAM AMET wealthy and the poor and they RISUS NISL, LUCTUS AUGUE started to question these ideas in 1789 and finished the revolution in 1799. PAGE 12
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B THE FRENCH REVOLUTION The Problem The major problems of that time were: 1. Too many taxes than the lower class could afford to pay. 2. Bad weather led to thin crops and widespread DONEC ARCU RISUS DIAM AMET starvation for the poor. SIT. CONGUE TORTOR CURSUS RISUS NISL, LUCTUS AUGUE PAGE 13
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B THE FRENCH REVOLUTION Major EventsNational Assembly Storming the BastilleThis gathering of the The Bastille was a prison forcommoners met to discuss political prisoners. To show thegoals for France. They met in power for the common people,a tennis court when the king the revolutionaries took over thebanned them from their Bastille, killed the governor, andusual meeting place. They freed the seven prisoners thatwere determined not to had been held there.stop these meetings untildecisions had been reached. PAGE 14
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B THE FRENCH REVOLUTION The ending Louis was accused of Governments all over the conspiring with the world were influenced by enemies of France, and the population-driven on January 21st 1793 politics of the revolution; was executed by the it was no longer a given guillotine. that a monarchy or an upper class should rule over the common people. the goals: liberty- freedom from the corrupt government and king equality- equality for everyone of all religions or backgrounds PAGE 15
  • 2011 A M A N D A , A N D R E W , T O M BLOCK B CITATIONS 1. Vallance, Dr Edward. "BBC - History - British History in Depth: The Glorious Revolution." BBC - Homepage. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ british/civil_war_revolution/glorious_revolution_01.shtml>. 2. "Glorious Revolution." The Victorian Web: An Overview. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. <http:// www.victorianweb.org/history/Glorious_Revolution.html>. 3. "Parliament Limits the English Monarchy." Modern World History Patterns of Interaction. Evanston, IL: McDougal Littell, 2009. 198. Print. 4. "Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown." American Studies @ The University of Virginia. Web. 29 Sept. 2011. <http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CAP/ROTUNDA/ york_1.html>. 5. 1776, June. "American Revolution — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts."History.com — History Made Every Day — American & World History. Web. 29 Sept. 2011. <http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution>. PAGE 16