The Impact Of The French Revolution In Europe

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Many significant events have happened in Europe from the French Revolution into the present. Developments in technology, increases in power of the people, and equality are only some of the few, however most important that this class has gone over. These themes are seen all throughout each weeks different discussions and posts if not directly, than still by influence. In addition, these issues still have impact on today’s society all over the world. There could be other developments that others may consider more important but they would end up fitting into one of these categories. The first of these developments that have a huge amount of impact are the emergence of technologies. With advancing technologies people started to fear for their …show more content…
In Giuseppe Mazzini, On Nationality, he shows that people were finally beginning to be able to make a difference in their government (Primary Source 4). New technologies and industrialization brought many good things to people as well as some bad. People were being treated like dirt for a while in factories. Women were especially prone to these terrible conditons, but as people gained more power, they were able to eventually change things (M. I. Pokrovskaia, Working conditions of Women in the Factories). The amount of say people had was continually increased and eventually activists groups would form. These activists groups especially grew after 1945 in everything from sexuality to environmentalism (Chapter …show more content…
This is because the development looked at is one of a psychological nature, and its impact is not just of the time covered but of the time after, and the future. This major development is the effect of nationality. This can be used for good, and create a strong country for the betterment of everyone, however that is not what was seen in the holocaust during World War II with the Nazi’s. Considered by many to be one of the worst tragedies to have happened, it is important to try and get an idea of what could cause a person to do that. There are many different reasons why a person may end up doing what Hitler and the Nazi’s did. The psychology of nationalism is an interesting topic that looks at it from all different kinds of perspectives. The elements needed to commit genocide are usually based around nation, ethnicity, and religion (Monroe, Kristen Renwick). Hitler had all of these elements. The thought of the time was that the Jews were to blame for the misfortunes that befell Germany, and Hitler planned to get rid of them. This in term helped the nationalist thinking nazi’s carry out the orders to systematically slaughter the Jewish

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