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American/French Revolution

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 02:13 AM
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Two of the greatest Revolutions that occurred between the late



1700\'s through the mid- 1800\'s, is the American Revolution and the



French Revolution.   The American was a huge turning point in



American history, and the French Revolution was one of the most



important events in the history of the world.   Both of these revolutions



had great impacts both then and now.



The American Revolution marked the end of the British rule and



the beginning of the new self-governed America.   The American



Revolution began when the king of Britain sent colonists over to the



new world to colonize in the first thirteen original colonies.   Britain



began to put taxes on needed items such as stamps, tea, sugar, and



newspapers.   This outrage began the rebellion of the Americans



against the British.   One of the first significant events of the



Revolution was the well-known Boston tea party.   And so the



Revolution began.  



During the American Revolution, ideas from the Old World were



put to the test.   Ideas such as separation between the church and the



state, written constitutions, and sovereignty of the people were just a



few.   When the American colonists won their independence from



Britain, the United States of America was created.



The French Revolution was mostly caused by the disputes



between the different social classes in the French society and their



ideas in which to control the government.   At the time of the



revolution, France was the most powerful state in Europe.   The



authorities of kings, priests and nobles were questioned during this



time.   Many new political meanings and ideas were...

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    • Apr 27, 2010 - Evaluator: (praneet)
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