HIST 1124 Lecture 3: Enlightenment of Ideas

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3 Aug 2016
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Enlightenment of Ideas
* People who can read and write.
* It spread by the use of books and "associations" such as
salons, academy, etc.
* "Salons" were ran by women such as Marie-Théresa de Geoffrin
and Marquis de Deffand.
* Application of "reasons" we're used to improve society,
* "Freemasons" (London 1717).
* Categories:
1. Constituent (national) Assembly (1789-1791)
2. Legislative Assembly (1791-1792)
- Indirect power; "Electors"; Active citizens"; "Deputies";
"Jacobins".
- June 15, Louis XV tried to escape due to "constitutionals".
- Oct, Leopold II and Frederick William II planned to restore
Louis XV's power.
- Resulted war.
- Beginning of 1792 => "Paris Commune".
- "Sansculotles"
3. National Convention (1792-1795)
4. Directory (1795-1799)
American Revolution
* Began in 1776; George III (1760-1820).
* Response to the Seven Years War (French-Indian War).
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