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The American and French revolutions were similar in the sense that they were both driven by the yearning for equal rights ●They were also similar because both revolutions were meant to change they way the government operated ●The difference between them was in the type of revolution America rebelled to be an independent nation while France rebelled to overthrow the current leaders●The Haitian was not similar to the American revolution because it was a slave revolt and not a revolution for independence ●The French and American Revolutions inspired Latin America to stand up for what they believed in and fight for a better legal system●All revolutions have the Enlightenment ideas in common because all revolutions start with people who question the higher powers Explanation/Reasons for Similarities: (complete paragraph)In some ways all revolutions are the same because they are all working to change the powers that be in one way or another. Take the American and French revolutions for example. In
the American Revolution the Americans fought to release themselves from the claws of Britain, but in the French Revolution the french peasants fought to overthrow the queen. They may seem different but the little guy rose up to topple the big guy in both of these revolutions and that’s how every revolution starts. With a spark of rebellion and people questioning my the worldhas to be a certain way.(ANGELIE)Key differences between the causes for each of these revolutions: (may use bullets)●Americans had taxes from wars, French had tax from royalty living a lavish life●Haiti had a slave revolt; America, France, and Latin America had a revolution for independence●America rebelled to be an independent nation while France rebelled to overthrow the current leaders●French and American Revolutions spurred Latin American Revolution●Haiti didn’t have a king to have problems with like all the other places because they werean extension of europe before their revolutionExplanation/Reasons for Differences: (complete paragraph)All revolutions, at their basis, are somewhat all the same. They are all fighting for the same thing. The meaning of revolution, according to Merriam-webster, is “a fundamental changein political organization; especially : the overthrow or renunciation of one government or ruler and the substitution of another by the governed.” So everyone wants a change in government because something is wrong with how it was. Of course there are the super small details, but the big-picture is the same.(FINN)Key similarities between the effects of these revolutions: (may use bullets)●The french revolution and the haitian revolution both had something to do with class●They were similar in the fact that slaves from the haitian empire were treated similar to the third class of the french empire ●Thousands of people died due to the revolutions ●France and Haiti economy got wreckedExplanation/Reason for Similarities: (complete paragraph)The france and haiti were the most similar with their revolutions. This because like all