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  • French/American Revolution

    The American and French Revolutions How were the French Revolution and the American Revolution similar? How were they different? In what ways was the French Revolution more radical, as well as more threatening to Europe than the American Revolution? Do you think a French style revolution would have worked in the United States? Why or why not? The French and American Revolutions were similar in that both revolutions were waged due to dissatisfaction of the

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Differences Between The French And American Revolutions

    Differences in the American and French Revolutions Sometimes a revolution can take place within a country against its own current state of government, other times a revolution can take place externally to rid a country of another country's influence. There are many components that are involved in a revolution taking place. One must consider the causes or reasons of the situation, the events that occur during the revolution and the effects or aftermath that had

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Wendy
  • French Vs American Revolution

    The French and American revolutions are both very significant in the world’s history. The American Revolution happened first, around the last half of the 18th century where the Thirteen Colonies became the United States of America, and gained independence from the British Empire. The French revolution on the other hand, was from 1789 until the turn of the century 1799. For the French people this was a period of political and social turmoil. The idea

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Industrial, French, And American Revolutions: Common Social Revolutions?

    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

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Yan
  • French And American Revolutions Compare And Contrast

    Every one says history repeats itself over and over in different situations. The French and American revolutions were very similar in their demands and end results however were in two different situations. In both the commoners wanted fair representation in the government and fair taxation however the French were revolting from a tyrannical government and the Americans were revolting from a tyrannical mother country. There were many causes that brought on the American Revolution. A

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Comparison Of The French, American And Russian Revolutions

    The French and the Russian revolutions are very similar and there are too many differences in the American Revolution to group them all together. The following information will prove that the French and the Russian revolutions are similar. Both of these revolutions occurred mainly due to two main reasons. Both of these revolutions were the direct results of bad leadership and a bad economy. These two reasons along with other factors caused the revolutions. The

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Jon
  • French & American War And The Revolution

    By the 1700s, it was clear that the New World had begun to differentiate between its regions. Even though the colonists shared England as their common origin, they were extremely diverse in their social and family structures, economy, and governmental policies. In addition, ssince one of the primary reasons for the colonists coming to the New World was religious freedom, it is not difficult to see that most all of their differences revolved around religion

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Anna
  • Causes For The American Revolution

    The irregular and disorganized British rule of the American colonies in the previous years led to the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Most Americans did not originally want to separate from mother England. They wanted to compromise and stay loyal to the crown. England's unwillingness to compromise, mismanagement of the colonies, heavy taxation of the colonists that violated their rights, the distractions of foreign affairs and politics in England and the strict trading policies that

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • Causes Of American Revolution Between 1860 And 1877

    There are many ways that constitutional and social developments caused a revolution. There are a few important developments that will be mentioned. The first one is the secession of 1860, which was a constitutional development. Some other constitutional developments that caused conflict were the Emancipation Proclamation, three civil rights bills, and the reconstruction. Some social developments that caused conflict were the Freedmen's Bureau, the Black Codes, and the Ku Klux Klan. One of the social

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Causes Of The American Revolution

    John Xue AP US History The American Revolution was sparked by a myriad of causes. These causes in themselves could not have sparked such a massive rebellion in the nation, but as the problems of the colonies cumulated, their collective impact spilt over and the American Revolution ensued. Many say that this war could have been easily avoided and was poorly handled by both sides, British and American; but as one will see, the frame

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • Causes Of American Revolution

    Many countries have wars that affect them in one way or another. Now, the outcome is different, the outcome of any war can totally change the way of life in a country or do nothing for it. A war that made a great impact on the united states of America was the revolutionary war. The revolutionary war was the united states way of moving towards independence. Americans were under the control of the British while

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    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Cuases Of The American Revolution

    The colonists of America slowly came to realize that they must break from Britain due to the growing feeling of being considered lower than the British. They realized they had no say in government, and under the rule of the british, they would never be able to prosper. The conditions of their rights slowly disintegrated, as the construction of parliament becomes more and more powerful and intolerable. The language used to protest british, throughout

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    Submitted: April 14, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Benjamin Franklin And His Contribution To The American Revolution

    Benjamin Franklin was one of the most influential men of the eighteenth century. He was the only man to sign all of these four major documents: the Declaration of Independence, the Treaty of Alliance with France, the Constitution of the United States, and the Treaty of Peace with Great Britain. Franklin was an inventor, a philosopher, a writer, a musician, and he actively participated in many congressional articles used by the government of the

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Artur
  • Out Break Of The American Revolution

    Outbreak of the American Revolution 2 The connection between Britain and the English colonies was that of the ruling of the colonies by the king of Britain, King George III and his parliament. The king’s ruling was very unfavorable for the colonists because of his tyrannic dictatorship and unjustly taxations. The mere thought of an island ruling an entire continent thousands of miles away with poor communication and lack of supervision of the colonies by

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Mike
  • Causes Of The American Revolution

    Travis Clarke Professor Kelley (GHIST 225) September 12, 2007 Causes of the American Revolution The American Revolution is quite possibly the most monumental event in the history of this country. Four major events contributed to the colonist’s revolt toward the tyranny of British rule; the 7 Years War, new taxes, the Boston Massacre, and the Boston Tea Party. The 7 Years War was the first event to stir tension between the colonists and their home

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Jon
  • Economic And Political Causes For The American Revolution

    There were many reasons for the American Revolution. Two of them were the economic and political changes that the colonies were going through. Only the southern colonies were bound to England by the tobacco trade and the New England and Middle Colonies, unable to find markets in Britain. Any attempt to stop this trade would lead to rebellion and consequentially ensued. This was a restriction upon economic prosperity of the New England colony. England had

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • Could The American Revolution Be Avoided?

    In history, there are certain things that we study and come to learn that they could have, in no way, been avoided. However, after reading Ellis’s essay, The Collaborators, we can come to assume that this same idea is present toward the American Revolution. There are so many factors that are said to have caused it, that it’s hard to determine what never needed to happen. Because of the French and Indian War, the British

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Vika
  • American Revolution

    Bob Tayo November 15,2004 In our society today, conforming to what is popular and trendy is a common act by many people. Therefore, deviant acts, which are abnormal actions committed by an individual causing a negative response from society are not permitted. As a result, when an individual dares to challenge societies order others often look upon them as inadequate or bizarre. Society's perception of deviance varies on the situation. A prime example could be

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: July
  • Factors Leading To The American Revolution

    The factors leading to the American Revolution were the effects of the Seven Year War, taxation without representation, the overwhelming distance from the motherland, and a general feeling of the colonists basic rights as Englishmen were being eroded by the colonial policies of the Parliament, the King and his advisors. In Canada and the United Kingdom, the Seven Years' War is used to describe the North American conflict as well as the European and Asian

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Causes Of The American Revolution Essay

    The so-called American Revolution was a result of taxation, military occupation in the colonies, and also the prior neglect rendered by the british for the past 150 years or so. In concurrence with historian John Alden's opinion, I believe the mistakes of the british government caused this said "revolution." The British taxation was a large contributing factor to the start of this inevitable revolution. Even though the taxes were necessary to support the British empire,

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Edward
  • American Revolution

    Factors Leading to the American Revolution For over a century Great Britain had ruled the colonies in America. Since the founding of the Chesapeake Bay colony in the south in 1607, and the Massachusetts Bay colony in the north in 1630, the colonies had relied on the crown for many of their needs. Over time the colonists established a social and economical system that was almost independent of the British Empire. In April of 17,

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Yan
  • The American Revolution

    The American Revolution The colonists in America had enjoyed relative freedom from England since they arrived. They came to the New World, after all to escape England, for whatever reasons they may have had-religious, economic, or social. So when England decided in the eighteenth century that they were going to crack down on the colonies, the announcement was not met with open arms. In fact, rebellion was inevitable. Parliament tried to establish power in the

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  • American Revolution

    While the American Revolutionaries were successful in achieving some of their aims through the revolution, it had become apparent that the post-war country they had envisioned had since failed to formulate in 1789. The ideals of equality, political freedom, liberty and a republic government were only partially achieved by Washington's inauguration. However, this was not achieved easily or immediately. Between the period 17-1783, the revolutionaries treatment of the loyalists was a contradiction to the political

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Jon
  • American Revolution

    F&I war- British believed French provoked the war by building a chain of forts in the Ohio R. Valley, French-did it to halt the west ward growth of the brit. Colonies. GW- gov or VA sent a mall militia of GW troops, surrender to French+ N.A. on July 3, 14, and started war Gen. Edward Braddock- in 15 ended in defeat, 2000 GB regulars + colonial troops were routed by a smaller force of French

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Max
  • The American Revolution: A Last Resort To A Liberalist Ideology

    Liberalism was a fundamental ideology of the colonists that became a principle catalyst for the American Revolution. Guided by years of financial and cultural independence and stability, the American colonists were becoming increasingly distinct from their English counterparts thousands of miles across the sea. With the English empire struggling to maintain dominance over the colonies, it was merely a matter of time before the colonists pursued a government on the basis of individual liberty. Liberalism

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Vika

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