French essay #1

French essay #1 - Page 1 Molly Gould HIST 312 February 14th...

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Page 1 Molly Gould HIST 312 February 14th, 2011 American Freedom Vs. French Upheaval As Americans we are all, obviously, very well informed and aware of how our country came to be. We know about the Pilgrims, we know about the original Thirteen Colonies, and we know that we gained our independence from England through the Revolutionary War. Because this is what Americans have been taught about “Revolu- tions”, when one hears of the French Revolution it is easy to assume that it was very similar to America’s Revolution. After all, they were both around the same time and they were both overthrew the monarchies that controlled them. Although they may seem similar, through deeper investigation and examination one will find that the two re- volutions were quite different. One big difference between the two revolutions was that in America everyone was roughly in the same class. They were all in a new land and were in the process of establishing themselves. In France things were completely different. There were
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