The principles of revolutionary socialism
An effective legal system
Developed advanced and complex societies before the arrival of the Europeans
Established extensive trade with Pacific Rim nations
Were strongly influenced by their contact with Asian and African civilizations
Were relatively large, but not well organized
A return to feudalism in Europe
A government ruled by a divine right monarchy
A society ruled by the Catholic Church
The right of citizens to decide the best form of government
Believed in the theory of divine right of kings
Were not allowed to own property under the Old Regime
Resented their lack of political power under the Old Regime
Wanted a communist form of government
Showed little evidence of urbanization
Lacked a strong central government
Developed complex mathematical and calendar systems
Used military weapons superior to those of Europeans
Practicing rituals to please the gods
Equality among the social classes
Led to the abolition of slavery
Inspired other peoples seeking democracy and independence
Marked the end of European influence in the Western Hemisphere
Demonstrated the need for strong international peacekeeping organizations
Hundred Years War
A long period of peace and prosperity for the nations of western Europe
Extensive migration of people from the Western Hemisphere to Europe and Asia
The fall of European national monarchies and the end of the power of the Catholic Church
The end of regional isolation and the beginning of a period of European global domination
His interactions with the indigenous peoples served as a model for fair treatment of minorities.
His ships were the first to complete an around-the world voyage and prove the earth was round.
His calculations of the distance between Europe and Asia became the basis for our modern maps.
His voyages started a vast cultural exchange between the two hemispheres
Developed systems of writing
Extended control over neighboring peoples
Established industrial economies
Adopted democratic political systems
Divine right rulers
The middle class
A strong military
Those who are governed
Age of Exploration
Advancement of scientific knowledge
Origin in the Andes Mountains
Equality of all members of society
Territorial expansion without warfare
Societies became nomadic.
Food production declined.
Birthrates decreased rapidly.
A gradual decline in the growth of cities
An increase in the use of the divine right theory of government
The rise of the manorial system
The application of reason and experimentation to political thinking
Louis XVI -> Napoleon -> Robespierre
Robespierre -> Napoleon -> Louis XVI
Louis XVI -> Robespierre -> Napoleon
Napoleon -> Louis XVI -> Robespierre
Produced major cultural changes
Encouraged traditional values
Limited technological advancements
Ignored individual achievements
Abundant mineral resources
The colonial period
Strong central governments
The Roman Catholic Church increased its power and wealth.
The Revolution achieved its goal of establishing peace, democracy, and justice for all.
The Revolution had little impact outside France.
The French middle class gained more power.
Age of Exploration
Age of Imperialism
Language and religion are important to national unity.
Cultural diversity flourishes in areas of agricultural prosperity
People can overcome the limitations of their environment.
Natural resources are necessary for economic independence.
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