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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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