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  • French Mandate In Syria

    This historical analysis will define the influence of the French mandate in the development of socialism in Syria through European education and development of the League of Nationalist Action (LNA) and the Ba’ath Party in the nationalist movements of the 1930s and 1940s. The rise of socialism in Syria was primarily organized by young men that sought a modern nationalist platform through the LNA in the 1930s. The fervent nationalism against the French mandate provided a conceptualization of Syria as a socialist nation through the impact of European ideology of socialist and communist movements. The Ba’ath Party of the 1940s established the roots of Syrian socialism under the leadership of men that were trained in French universities in Paris.…

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  • French Settlement In Canada

    New France was the first major French settlement in what is now the country of Canada. Prior to French settlement in the early 17th century, various aboriginals tribes lived in the region for millenniums. The encounter between the French and the aboriginals during the establishment and development of New France affected the aboriginal population in several ways. In the following, the establishment, government, trade, and the following developments of New France will be described with specific…

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  • Medicine And The Saints Summary

    Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa explores French colonization in the Maghreb region of North Africa, specifically: Tunis, Morocco, and Algeria. The book, unlike many of the others that we have read so far in class, focuses almost exclusively on the viewpoint of the controlling colonial power, rather than on the indigenous persons being ruled. Stripped of cultural context, these chapters provided a striking contrast to the narrative presented in the book Medicine and the…

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  • Colonization In Algeria Essay

    that was established by the French in order to rectify their diminishing image on the international spectrum. Throughout history, the nation of France has seemed to be in the shadows of Great Britain as well as struggling to keep up with their advancements. Throughout the 19th century, France experienced its fair share of losses, bad leaders, and through their eyes, national embarrassment. The revolution began in 1789 and ended in the late 1790s which marked the beginning of a New France. The…

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  • Reasons For French Imperialism

    not greater— importance to French imperialists. French imperialists “…envisioned the creation of a Greater French Empire that would promote what they considered to be the universal ideals of the Enlightenment”; in addition to Enlightenment ideals, these imperialists were also guided by the French republican values that influenced the French Revolution of 1789, summarized in the motto of “liberty, equality, fraternity” (Jones). These ideals and values included a belief in the system of democracy,…

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  • The Consequences Of The Haitian Revolution

    leads to change in the fundamental political and social institutions of a society.” At first glance, the Haitian Revolution appears to meet that criteria. The revolt lasted for thirteen brutal years, from 1791-1804, and it resulted in 62,000 dead Frenchmen and over 100,000 Haitians deaths. In the end, the Haitians reigned victorious and gained their independence. The sheer length, number of casualties, and overthrow of the French colonial government certainly satisfy the first requirement. The…

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  • How Does Senegal's Urban Culture Affect The Future Of Urban Life?

    Senegal started as a French colony, and was one of the oldest. It started off with a strong and equal trading relationship with multiple other nations in Europe, and continued until the full realization of colonization in the late 19th century. The history of the independence era was markedly lead by Leopold Sedar Sengor, who would eventually become independent Senegal’s first democratically elected president. Much of its economy relies upon its agriculture, specifically peanuts and gum trees.…

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  • Role Of Enlightenment In French Revolution

    Thaqif Kamaruszaman Enlightenment and the French Revolution Marques The fires of the revolution that swept the nation of France during the 18th century were fueled by Enlightenment ideas brought in by thinkers, coming from the recent Scientific Revolution, to France composed of various backgrounds. From the execution of a monarchy, to the creation of a monumental empire, the French Revolution was ravaged and fought on the ideas of freedom and justice for all. The people of France were…

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  • Reasons For The Invasion Of The Americas

    Tenochtitlan. The conquistadors were primarily around to steal money and goods and split it with the Spanish government. Cortes took along with him, eleven ships, five hundred men, and thirteen horses to the Yucatan try and conquer the Aztec empire. He also brought along around three thousand Nahuas, enemies of the Aztecs. Cortes was not successful in this attempt, however, small pox had been introduced to the Aztec by this time. Small pox completely ravaged the Aztec empire. After this,…

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  • Examples Of American Multiculturalism

    In the early 1800s, the British tolerated everyone who was not part of the British Empire. It did not matter to them whether someone was European or carried different beliefs; they simply wanted bodies to populate the large country. They encouraged colonization to keep more for themselves rather than giving it away to the Americans to the south. The British believed that anyone could have been a threat at the time, and so they settled with keeping everyone separated. They built a colony based on…

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