Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Unit 2: Key Words and Definitions

Key Words and Definitions on Unit 2

1. Revolution: Radical and often violent change to a country's political, economic or social system.

2. Constitution: Basic law which defines the rights and liberties of the citizens of a specific country, and the powers and institutions of its goverrnment.

3. Federal Republic: Political system consisting of various states with political and legistalive autonomy. At a national level they share the same president, constitution, foreign policy and army.

4. French Revolution: Period of violent political and social change which saw the abolition of the absolute monarchy and the end of the estates system of the Ancien Régime.The French Revolution began in 1789 and it's considered to be the first European bourgeois revolution.

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