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May 23, 2019

Posts tagged "World Revolutions"

War, Revolution, and the Downfall of the Monarchy in France and Russia

Despite the difference in time periods, geographic location, and political states, France (between the years 1763-1789) and Russia (between 1914-1917) experienced a collapse in the once dominant system of detested absolute monarchy. Both cases were the result of land-grabbing and colonizing  →

A Comparison and Analysis of the French Versus Russian Revolutions

When one compares the French and the Russian revolutions, a number of important parallels become clear. In terms of religion, citizenship, and the role of women and the family, the Russian Revolution at its height (October 1917) was more radical  →

France’s Pre-revolutionary Financial Crisis: The Lead-up to the French Revolution

In the years leading up to the French Revolution and the subsequent overthrow of the monarchial systemin France, there were a number of significant financial problems stemming from many years of bed financial decisions made by previous rulers and their advisors.  →

A Comparison of the French Revolution and American Revolution

Both the American Revolution and French Revolution were the products of Enlightenment ideals that emphasized the idea of natural rights and equality. With such an ideological basis, it becomes clear when one sets out to compare the French Revolution and American Revolution  →