powerful banking family that ruled florence
Political philosopher that stated that people have the right to revolt in time of a tyrannic government
Political philosopher that stated that people need government in order to act civil
leaders used elightened ideas and principles to enhance their power
king of prussia. longest reign of any Hohenzollern king. He lead prussia to become a leading military power
Wrote "What is the 3rd Estate?" Helped establish the 3rd Estate as the National Assembly. Eventually supported Napoleon's rise power.
Introduced by the National Assembly, it decreed that all men are free/equal, that everyone had the natural rights to liberty, property, security and resistance to oppression. It also allowed freeom of religion, speech, press, petion of government, and freedom from arbitrary arrest.
French legislature formed by the 3rd Estate at the beginning of the Revolution.
Assembly of the 3 Estates in France. Each Estate had one vote, prompting the 3rd Estate to form the National Assembly. Also weakened Louis XVI
Publication of Declaration of the Rights of Women