New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

World civics, week 2 notes

by: Kierra Thompson

World civics, week 2 notes 102

Marketplace > University of Southern Mississippi > History > 102 > World civics week 2 notes
Kierra Thompson

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

Notes covering midterm
World Civilization 2
Andrew Weist
Class Notes
World Civilizations 2
25 ?




Popular in World Civilization 2

Popular in History

This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kierra Thompson on Thursday September 8, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 102 at University of Southern Mississippi taught by Andrew Weist in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 47 views. For similar materials see World Civilization 2 in History at University of Southern Mississippi.


Reviews for World civics, week 2 notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 09/08/16
Week 2 World civics *British captures most American cities including Boston  Bunker Hill (1775-1781)  General George Washington o Given command by congress o Linear war  How armies fought back then  Stood in 4 lines, all firing once  Rejected by George Washington o Bad army, bad weapons o Realized Americans had some advantages  Britain was a long way away  Familiar with their own land o Became a nation state  Really hard to beat  Everyone on the same team o Plan was to avoid battles o Weapons consisted of time and willpower o Redefined warfare  Battle of Saratoga (1777)  Battle of Yorktown o 1781 o General Corn Wallis o Goes to a peninsula o Surrender to Washington after Washington closes off the peninsula o Gives America their independence  Articles of confederation o Came after gaining independence o First government came under it  Too weak  Couldn’t defend you o 1787 Continental congress (Constitutional convention)  Federalist want a stronger government  Radical democrats supported the rights of the people  Federalist were over it (became in control), Radicals boycotted  Gained a republic (NO KING)  Gained a federal  power divided by central government and states  Gained a democracy  one man, one vote o Women couldn’t vote o Age restrictions (under 25 couldn’t vote) o Slaves couldn’t vote *3/5 compromise  slaves votes were worth 3/5 of humanity Constitution creates 3 branches of government  Executive branch o President and cabinet execute and enforce rules  Legislative branch o Congress, senate and house makes laws  Judicial branch o Supreme court decides on constitutional rights Constitution gives president commander in chief of armed forces Constitution creates checks and balances  Would pass if Americans can get the Bill of Rights French Revolution Three Estates (classes)  Clergy (church officials) o About 100,000 in France o Owns 30% of country o Paid no taxes  Noblesses o Around 300,000 o Owns 30% of country o Have special rights and privileges ( paid no taxes)  Tiers-Estate o 26 mill o Owns 40% of France o Consist of middle class and upper class o Started the revolution o Upper class wants political change o Middle class wants to change everything Louis XVI  King  Absolute monarch  Married to Marie Antoinette  Timid. Lose control  18 billion in debt for helping colonist in war Turgot  King’s financial advisor  2 simple answers o Spend less o Raise taxes  Louis decides to tax the church and noblesses o Calls together an assembly of noblesses  Gathering of the most important people  Asked them do they voluntarily would like to pay taxes  Would consider if King assemble an Estate General  Estate general is a French parliament with 3 houses o Lost powers and demands o Clergy and other two classes can now say yes or no  King gives power to Tiers-Estate  Allows every male to vote o Tiers-Estate say vote by number of representation o 1 two classes say vote by class  King puts up remodeling sign on building Tiers-Estate meet in o Tiers-Estate meets on local tennis court o Sworn oath called “tennis court oath”  Renames themselves “The National Constituent Assembly”  Wrote a document called constitution for the new state of France  King gets 18,000 Switzerland troops to kill off Tiers-Estate Storming The Bastille  June 14, 1789, poor folks of third class were round up by their leaders (Paris Mob) o Went after the Bastille prison o King lose total power to mob o Mob kills other poor people that’s left in the prison  Calls themselves the National Guard  Paris begins to starve  Hungry group of mothers get together October of 1789 goes to Verse o Makes into verse through open side door o Finds King hiding under Queen skirt o Haul him off to Paris and locks him in prison


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Kyle Maynard Purdue

"When you're taking detailed notes and trying to help everyone else out in the class, it really helps you learn and understand the I made $280 on my first study guide!"

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."


"Their 'Elite Notetakers' are making over $1,200/month in sales by creating high quality content that helps their classmates in a time of need."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.