When Did the Swiss Get so Rich?
Comparing Living Standards
in Switzerland and Europe, 1800-1913*
London School of Economics
Switzerland is undoubtedly among the most affluent states in the world.
What is much less clear, though, is when its e
The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo were conventional, yet unconventional, classic but
modern, and completely revolutionary. These women were able to capture the worlds attention
and for the most part achieve what they set out to do. By pushing the envelope
Women get the right to vote during the Russian revolution 1917
Free unions/civil unions- French Women get this through their
Alimony- spousal support
Abortion- Stalin outlaws this
Equal access to jobs
In both the Russian and Chinese revolutions ideas werent always reality, and that
holds true with women and the family. Women in both revolutions gained more rights and
privileges, however these new ideas for the most part were on paper and didnt always t
The French and Russian Revolutions were both progressive and pivotal times for women
in history. Whether it be female participation in the Bread Riots of the French Revolution or even
women gaining power in politics during the Russian Revolution women h
1912 Revolution, this is not a communist revolution, dismantles Qing
dynasty. Wanted to create a republic. However it proves that China isnt
ready for a republic.
Yuan Shikai- Chinese republic, just causes more problems
Wild Swans 10/12/15
What were the polices reforms offered by communism?
Opportunities for women: employment
Abolished Old Qing dynasty customs, foot binding(symbolic
disengagement of women, works against equality only women do this)
abolished arranged m
Women and their political identity were vastly different during the Iranian revolution,
opposed to women in other revolutions like the French. Iranian women werent as public or
vocal about opposing the government as prior revolutions, rather they had poli