• Was The French Revolution Preventable
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    The French Revolution was a major transformation of the society and political system of France, lasting from 1789 to 1799. During the course of the Revolution, France was changed from an absolute monarchy, to a republic of supposedly equal and free citizens. The effects of the French Revolution were widespread, both inside and outside of France, and impacted all of Europe. At times the outcome of revolt led to social change and at times it just led to unnecessary bloodshed. Was this revolution ...
  • Iran Iranian Revolution
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    Iranian is a country located in the Middle East. The main source of income for the country is oil, the one object that had greatly influenced its history. Iran's present government is run as an Islamic Republic. A president, cabinet, judicial branch, and Majilesor or legislative branch, makes up the governmental positions. A revolution that overthrew the monarch, which was set in 1930, lasted over 15 years. Crane Brinton's book, An Anatomy of a Revolution, explains set of four steps a country ex...
  • Economic And Social Effects Of Prohibition
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    There are many ways in which prohibition of alcohol consumption in the United States of America, damaged the very economic and social aspects of American culture, that it was designed to heal. Prohibition did not achieve its goals. Instead, it added to the problems it was intended to solve. On 16 th January 1920, one of the most common personal habits and customs of American society came to a halt. The eighteenth amendment was implemented, making all importing, exporting, transporting, selling a...
  • 1848 Revolution Regimes Revolutions Power
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    The Revolutions of 1848 have been described as the "greatest revolution of the century"1. From its mild beginnings in Palermo, Sicily in January 1848, it did not take long to spread across the rest of Europe (Britain and Russia were the only countries not to experience such revolutions). "In 1848 more states on the European continent were overcome by revolution than ever before and ever since"2. The Revolutions became more radical but after June 1848 these revolutionary events began to overlap w...
  • National Government Economic Party Areas
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    During the 1920's many economic problems occurred in Britain. However the main problems did not occur until 1929 when the Wall Street Crash occurred. The Wall Street Crash involved share prices falling to about 1/4 or even less than what they were bought for. This essay will examine how Britain was affected during the 1930's and will look at the reforms introduced by the National Government. This will be done by examining four areas namely Depression, Labours Response, National Governments Resp...
  • United States War President Vietnam
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    Contemporary Literature and the Events That Influenced It In the last forty years there have been some key people and events that have shaped history and in turn have influenced the works of some of literature's most prolific writers. During this time period some of the most powerful speeches, poems, and literary protests were written. These works of literature were sometimes written out of necessity for the times and spoke out to all that read them. It all started in 1960 when John F. Kennedy d...
  • The Rise Of Hitler
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    Hitler's rise to power was not completely the consequence of the economic problems left by the Depression in Germany. Although there are a few economic factors that led to the rise of Hitler, such as the impact that the Depression had on employment, and the availability of money. As well as this there were other factors that assisted Hitler in his rise to power, such as his speaking skills, propaganda, and the way that Hitler's opponents underestimated him. To a small extent, economic factors we...