Vocab Part II Flashcards


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Laissez-faire

Non-interference by the government

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Articles of Confederation

1st attempt on a national government for a newly formed US

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American Revolution

1765-1791;To break away from Britian

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Estates-General

French Legislative; clergy, noble, commons

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Old Regime

Social and Political order

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Bourgeoisie

Intellectuals, merchants, professionals

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National Assembly

Formed by the third estate to represent the people the people of France

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Tennis Court Oath

National assembly vowed to write a constitution for France

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Bastille

Storming of Bastille-prison fortress-overwhelmed King's soldiers-symbolic act of Revolution

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Reign of Terror

Started by Robespierre

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Leader of military

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Declaration of the Rights of Man

Give the revolution purpose; All men being equal; natural rights; equal before the law; liberty equality fraternity

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Marie Antoinette

wife of King Louis XVI

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Jacobins

Middle class; intellectuals radial change; wanted to remove King permanently and establish a republic

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Suffrage

Right to vote

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Robespierre

Reign of Terror; Killed many people

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Nationalism

Loyalty to nation of people with common culture, history

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Consulate

3 man

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Plebiscite

Popular vote

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Napoleonic Code

Written law code; good things for France bad things for colonists

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Scorched-Earth policy

Burning or destroying crops or anything useful to envading force

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Abdicate

Renowned one's throne

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Hundred Days

Napoleons return from Elba and second restoration of King Louis XVIII

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Waterloo

Napoleons last battle

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Congress of Vienna

1814 To create lasting peace by establishing a balance of power; 8 months long

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Metternich

Foreign minister of Austria

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Liberalism

Open and free

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Legitimacy

Conservative effort

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Concert of Europe

Peace keeping organization