French Revolution And Napoleonic Era

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University of Phoenix Material French Revolution and Napoleonic Era Worksheet 1. Essay In 250 to 300 words, explain how the following ideas and ideals influenced the events and motivated the participants in the French Revolution: • Liberty • Equality • Brotherhood • Hubris • Fiscal irresponsibility • Democracy • Technology Liberty influenced the French revolution and motivated the because it consisted in the freedom to do everything which injured no one: hence the exercise of the natural rights of each man had no limits except those which assure to the other members of the society the enjoyment of the same rights. Equality influenced the revolution because in the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen it stated that “Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions may be based only on common utility.” Basically saying that every man will be equally views just as any other man would under all circumstances. That document amalgamated a variety of Enlightment ideas drew from the works of political philosophy. The French Revolution was influenced by Brotherhood because the irate citizens of Paris stormed the Bastille together, it was an expression of the power of the people to take politics into their own hands. Fiscal irresponsibility influenced the Revolution because after debts where brought to an higher level then before then taxes were raised on the people to end the financial trap which was not easy and required the support of the aristocracy. Democracy influenced the French Revolution the new construction of politics, in which all individuals were equal, ran counter to prevailing ideas about collective identities defined in guilds and orders. People on all levels of society learned politics. Napoleonic Timeline For each date and location, identify the significant

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