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hist 89hc study guide

hist 89hc study guide


School: University of Connecticut
Department: History
Course: Modern Western Traditions History 1400
Professor: Paul canning
Term: Spring 2016
Tags: french revolution, history, terms, class conflict, france, england, and enlightenment
Cost: 50
Name: Review for Exam 1 Hist 1400
Description: These are examples of what you can do. In this course you usually get tests with part identification of terms and part essay. You can see my planning for the essay question on causes/reasons for the outbreak of the French Revolution and the terms I practiced.
Uploaded: 02/24/2016
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Essay Prompt 9 Exam 1

What is Gridlock?

Hannah Nauyen 2/16/16

French Revoltion causes


Longterm lo Cress conflict: middle class ricted bic they were mad that aristocrats were in gov. but they couldn't be 2. Financial Crisis: France was on the verge of bankruptcy due to past &

present wars 3. The Enlightenment: thoughts to

challenge the government emerged 4. American Revolution French people

read of the American Revolutich

from the newspapers and were inspired to fight for their rights as well 15 Gridlock the king / gov. could not do

anything to fix France's problems 16. Weak Kinas: Louis XV (15) was

pndecisive, Louis XVI (16) was even more indecisive

7. Aristocratic Resurgence: (Parlements),

middle class & aristocrats were

gaining more power, nobles felt they

did not have to follow laus, 1774) LOUIS X abolish Parlements & then dies so his inexperienced grandsen

Aristocratic Resurgence

takes the throne 3 re-endstates Parlements


Essay Prompt 9 Exam 1

Study So

Hannah Nguyen 2116/16 og 2

French Revolution causes to Short term 1. Bad Harvest food shortage made

prices of bread skyrocket and the I consumers angry thaigh to rict 2. Summoning of the Estates General

for May 1789: bi nobles (wanted control, tlf entitled) Coeveryone else Don't forget about the age old question of moreases
Don't forget about the age old question of 100000x1000

ended with everything should be merit based, everyone should be treated fairly 3. LOUIS XVI tuing to please everyches

he ups the # of people in qov. to

600 (from 300) but they all met separately so they ricted until they Lclergy noblesleveryene else) cauldu

meet together i 4. The Storhina of the Bastille (Paris). radical jarnalists write bad things about the King Louis XVI & people believe

it, people take weapons from the

Prison/armory (Bastille) 5 The Cureat Felur: the revolution spread fear to the cantryside, due to rumors of foriean forces potentially coming in peasants. attack the nobles & fecuellismdies overnight 16. October Days: there wasn't chagh food

What is bad harvest?

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for the people of France, women went to I Versaille to get the King Louis VI, the King was considered a prisoner of the revolition


List of Terms & Def.





Mercantilism-positive balance of trade, attempt at central crops, goo. Treaulation to increase wealth of the Kingdom, more export than import We also discuss several other topics like biol 1107

» Stripped down version of Christianity * Huguenots- Calvinist followers of France,

I minority but strong, 40-50% of French

Inobility * Charles I- attempted absolute monarchy,

-ship-money (Hauns near the share If you want to learn more check out sue sue sue abnormal psychology

paid taxes to support the navy),

decided he wasn't going to call on parliament but later gives in and calls them anway because

the Earl of strafford advised him to Charles II - comes after Oliver Cromwell died, worked w/ Parliament, test acts.

Canti-catholic, pro-Anglicans), held military and civil Offices James I-pro-Catholic, sent England into religious crisis, died in 3 years

> not English, more Irish /scotish * Glorious Revolutien-blood revolution in the

11680s that put Protestant William II and If you want to learn more check out gonphoses

Mary on the throne instead of Catholic

reader James II

List of Terms & Def. 2116116 Exam 1

pg 2 John Churchill - Duke of Marborough, English commander at Blenheim 1964 Treaty of Utrecht 1113-ended the war of succession, English open to trade with spanish, a Bourbch Spanish

ruler, England wanted peace years) * Copernicus- Earth is not the center

of the universe, the sun is attracted other astronomers, Revolution of the

Heavenly Orbs A * Galileo - Prominent figure in the

scientific Revowtion, first to use the telescope, got criticism from the church Louis XVI (16)- left enlarged territories,

debt, and unhappy populace which later lead to the Enlightenment

period, Mississippi company Chad a monopoly on trade) John Law,

John Low helped him rule b/c he was yang Sir Robert Walpole-first prime minister

of Great Britain, become more important than the Ring, wanted

to stay out of war to let the economy recover


| List of Terms & Def.

Exam 1

12/16/16 war of Jenkin's Ear-Spain vs. pg

Great Britain, France joins to

support pain against Britain war of Spanish Succession-(1702-1713), Engiand, Holland, Prussia, And Austria VS. Spain 3 France, Louis XIV of

France was put on the spainish. throne after Charles I, King of Spain died, Louis XI wanted to inite

France & Spain but the Grand Alliance of Britain Holland, Prussia, B

Austria wanted to put the Archduke Charles of Austria on the Spanish

throne Peter the Great (Russia) [1682 1125] westornited Russia, wanted to break

Russia out of isolation, learned

to make Ships a Montesquieu- the noble class, wrote the

Spirit of the Laus labaut ishy gov.was It the way they were)

apbad yurant


evole e sono le parolesCritical of the church,

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gove not

gorol control the people)

List of Terms & Def




РОН Adam Smith-founder of classical economics, wrote The wealth of Nations (1976), came up with the

concept of supply and demand Edmund Gibbson - historian, wrote "The Decline and Fall of the Holy Roman Empire (1776, he was

a skeptic t believed religich was

a human creation in Parliament but never spoke a word



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