How did Enlightenment thinking lead the revolutionary change around the world?
What were the causes, characteristics, and consequences of the American, French, and Latin American Revolutions?
How did each revolution subsequently influence the next revolution?
TEKS for Unit 11
9A- compare the causes, characteristics, and consequences of the American and French revolutions, emphasizing the role of the Enlightenment, the Glorious Revolution, and religion
9B- explain the impact of Napoleon Bonaparte and the Napoleonic Wars on Europe and Latin America
9C- trace the influence of the American and French revolutions on Latin America, including the role of Simón Bolivar
9D- identify the influence of ideas such as separation of powers, checks and balances, liberty, equality, democracy, popular sovereignty, human rights, constitutionalism, and nationalism on political revolutions
19B-identify the characteristics of the following political systems: theocracy, absolute monarchy, democracy, republic, oligarchy, limited monarchy, and totalitarianism
20B-identify the impact of political and legal ideas contained in the following documents: Hammurabi's Code, the Jewish Ten Commandments, Justinian's Code of Laws, Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen