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American Revolutionary War; War between Great Britain and its Thirteen Colonies which declared independence as the United States of America

French & Indian War (Seven Years War):  french and native Americans vs. British and 13 colonies. The war had a guerrilla warfare, which was hit and run attacks, ambush, concealment(hiding). The turning point of the seven years war was the battle of Quebec. Why was the battle of Quebec so important in the seven years war? The British attacked the strongest French fort in Quebec and won the battle. Who won the seven Years war?

A: the British and colonists

Q: what treaty ended the seven years war?

A: the treaty of Paris

Q: what did the treaty of Paris say ?

A: the French had to give up all of their lands in North America


Old Regime

Estates (First & Second Vs. Third)

Louis XVI: He was the King of France who was a weak during the French Revolution. In 1789 he was forced to meet with the Estates-General for the first time in 175 years, due to a French financial crisis. He fails to make end meet and starts the French Revolution. He was put on trial for charges of treason and was then was beheaded.

Marie Antoinette: Marie Antoinette was the wife of Louis XVI. She was from Austria and Austria was a traditional enemy of France, so French people hated her.

Estates-general: France's traditional national assembly with representatives of the three estates, or classes, in French society: the clergy, nobility, and commoners.

National Assembly: Delegates of the Third Estate declared themselves this and began writing a constitution

Tennis Court Oath: a pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in 1789, in which they vowed to continue meeting until they had drawn up a new constitution


Great Fear: It lead to the storming of Bastille ,the march on Versailles

the constitution

Legislative Assembly: A French congress with the power to create laws and approve declarations of war, established by the constitution of 1791. Replaced the National Assembly


Jacobins: The dominant group In the National Convention in 1793 who replaced the Girondist. It was headed by Robespierre.

Maximilien Robespierre: Young provincial lawyer who led the most

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