Discussion Nov 5 - Differences in revolutions French...

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Discussion Nov 5 Similarities in revolutions: Outrage towards monarchy Economics-mercantilism Merchants-raw materials, slaves Only place in the world that had upward mobility in the society Distance from the king, got used to ruling themselves All succeeded Abolish divine right to rule People direct participation in politics Separation of church and state Produce in various stages and degrees representative governments Meritocracy-move up the social hierarchy depending on merit
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Unformatted text preview: Differences in revolutions: French revolution is homebased rather than colonial North American colonies were never under a monarchy again No guidelines for French French wanted equality rather than Americans wanting freedom In france and Spanish colonies had revolutionaries and counter revolutionaries not in u.s. Saves in South America (Haitian rev ended with slaves in charge)...
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