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  • American Revolution And The French Revolution
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    During the late 1800's, two great revolutions occurred, the American Revolution and the French Revolution. These two historical events happened at the same time, but had a great number differences and very little similarity. When French Revolution occurred, it turned into a very violent and bloody event, while the American Revolution was almost nonviolent, aside from the war. In 1774, King Louis XVI made a decision that could have prevented the French Revolution by breathing new life into the Fr...
  • French And American Revolutions
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    The American and French Revolutions both occurred in the eighteenth century; subverting the existing government and opening the way for capitalism and constitutionalism. Because of these similarities, the two revolutions are often assumed to be essentially eastern and western versions of each other. However, the two are fundamentally different in their reason, their rise, progress, termination, and in the events that followed, even to the present. The American Revolution was not primarily fought...
  • Negative Aspects To A Revolution
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    Since the beginning of time, revolutions have directed the progression of most societies. Not only have they improved the lives of many, but they have also been the cornerstones to building some of todays most powerful and democratic countries. Most people have heard of the French and American Revolutions, however history tells us there have been hundreds more, from small town Revolution to major countries. Revolutions are justified means of change because they help to motivate and inspire peopl...
  • American And French Revolutions
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    The American and French Revolutions took place between 1775 and 1789. Though they were closely related chronologically, the two revolutions were interrelated in several other important ways than just time itself. In the late eighteenth century the ideas of liberty and equalities were beginning to flourish throughout the world, especially in Europe and in America (p. 691). Part of this was believed to be due to the Enlightenment, for it changed the ways people thought about life. People were seek...
  • French Revolution The First Two Estates
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    Thousands of years ago many people believed in Ptolemy's geocentric theory that the Earth was the center of the universe. But, not until around 1500 was that theory disproved by the heliocentric theory formed from a great astronomer named Copernicus. His theory proved that the sun is the center of the universe and that celestial objects revolution would orbit around the sun and not the Earth. The word revolution in this case meant an orbital motion around a point (superficial definition). But, i...
  • Industrial Revolution Lead To Social Changes
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    Throughout history there have been many important revolutions that have help to shape society as it is today. There are different causes, from political to religious, economic to social. Any revolution affects those in society, and creates changes for the people in the society. There are three important revolutions that took place in the late 18th century that changed the world for the better. The French Revolution, the American Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution all took place in the lat...
  • American And French Revolutions
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    The American and French Revolutions were both fundamentally based on the Enlightenment ideas. The main ideas that they followed were by John Locke. His ideas inspired the Americans and the French to have a revolution. In these revolutions, the Americans had success and the French failed. The success that the Americans experienced wad due to the protection of rights they had. These rights are "Life, Liberty and Property". In America a constitution was put together that provided for a stable gover...
  • Little Similarities With The French Revolution
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    The struggle of Revolutions American Revolution, French Revolution, Glorious Revolution Compare and Contrast Have you ever wondered why were revolutions fought for? Why in some cases they had to risk millions of lives in order to have a successful revolution? And how does these turnovers that were fought in our past affect us today? If we look at the history of revolutions, we can find revolutions almost in any country on earth. But three of them were a main revolutions that on their steps, and ...
  • American And French Revolutions
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    The American and French revolutions both compare and contrast in their origins and outcomes; both revolutions began due to the common peoples need to obtain independence and liberty from an oppressive government. The American Revolution was triggered by the American colonists need for financial independence from the overpowering nation of Great Britain, while the French revolution was a struggle to gain social equality among the masses. Although the American and French Revolutions were fought ov...
  • 200th Anniversary Of The French Revolution
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    The year 1989 marks the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution. To celebrate, the French government is throwing its biggest party in at least 100 years, to last all year. In the United States, an American Committee on the French Revolution has been set up to coordinate programs on this side of the Atlantic, emphasizing the theme, "France and America: Partners in Liberty". But were the French and American Revolutions really similar On the surface, there were parallels. Yet over the past two c...
  • American And French Revolution
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    A revolution is to overthrow a government and replace with another. That is what both colonial America, and France did. The American Revolution started in the year of 1775, and was set out to break away from Britain. Most of the colonist wanted to break away from British rule because of taxes, trade regulations, and power. The French revolution began in the year 1789. The French nobles, Bourgeoisie, and peasants wanted to break away because the people wanted more power, to overthrow the monarchy...
  • French And American Revolutions
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    "The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed". This quote by Alexis Carrel explains the reasoning behind the French and American Revolution. Although the revolutions have some differences, they have many similarities. The American Revolution had differences from French Revolution. For instance, colonists loved the Americas. They grew tobacco and corn and lived wonderfu...
  • American And French Revolutions
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    Comparing and Contrasting the French and American Revolutions Compare and contrast the American and French revolutions. These should include the role of the bourgeoisie / capitalist middle class, the difference in geography, the role of the international community, religion (its view of democracy, and its relationship to the state), voting habits of the two nations and their political culture. The French Revolution was plotted by the person who helped the Americans in their own, Marquis de Lafay...
  • American And French Revolutions
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    American and French Revolution Essay By Jara d Legar d Why did the American and French Revolutions end differently? In some ways, the American and French Revolutions resembled each other. They both used the Enlightenment ideas. They both argued about human rights, equality before the law, and they both turned from a king's rule to republican government. Yet, the revolutions turned out very differently (American and French Revolution). The American Revolution (1776-1789) ended in a stable, republ...

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