AP WH Chapter 21 PPT


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AP WH Chapter 21 PPT

  1. 1. Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World Prelude to Revolution: 1750–1850 The Eighteenth-Century Crisis • Rivalry among the European powers intensified in • The costs of wars in the seventeenth and the early 1600s. eighteenth centuries drove European governments • The Dutch attacked Spanish and Portuguese to seek new sources of revenue. possessions in the Americas and in Asia. • People questioned and protested the state’s • In the 1600s and 1700s the British then checked attempts to introduce new ways of collecting Dutch commercial and colonial ambitions. revenue. • British went on to: – Defeat France in the Seven Years War (1756–1763) – Take over French colonial possessions in the Americas and in Indi