Conservatives

Liberals

Members included:

       Monarchs and members of their government, noble landowners Church leaders and peasants

       Business owners, bankers, lawyers, politicians, newspaper editors, writers

Goals:

       Restore royal families to power

       Continue existing social hierarchy

       Support an established Church

       Protect the natural rights of individuals to liberty, equality and property

       Government based on written constitution and separation of powers

       Elected rulers responsible to the people

Fought Against:

       Natural rights and constitutional government

       Freedom of the press

       Divine right monarchy

       The old aristocracy

       Established churches