powerful banking family tat ruled florence
Charles VIII of Spain, Henry VII/VIII of England, Ferdinand/Isabella of Spain
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
The first Prime Minister of England, he governed England when the weak Hanoverian monarchs excercised little real power.
Wrote "What is the 3rd Estate?" Helped establish the 3rd Estate as the National Assembly. Eventually supported Napoleon's rise power.
A war between France and England that added debt in both countries, making the government unpopular and causing revolutions in Europe and America
End of the 7 Years' War
The legislative body formed by the Third Estate at the beginning of the French Revolution
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