French Guiana

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  • Cause Of Freedom: Lafayette's Contributions

    their citizenship. He put his plan to work in Cayenne, New Guiana where he bought two plantations. Adrienne was involved in the management of Lafayette’s plan as well as the religious aspect of the plan. Lafayette was the first person to be involved in the abolition movement on an international level. Without Lafayette…

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  • How Does Globalization Affect Global Trade

    In 1605, the Dutch established a small settlement and began importing African slaves to work their plantations (sugar and cotton.) The Guianas were never an important region for any sort of plantation crops, so not many European settlers came, nor were there large numbers of African slaves. According to the vignette, most of the Native American peoples died during the seventeenth century because of Old World diseases. The large jungle areas remained lightly inhabited with no interest to the…

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  • The Snake Warriors Summary

    “The Snake Warriors – Sons of the Tiger Teeth: a descriptive analysis of Carib warfare, ca. 1500-1820” by Neil Lancelot Whitehead Neil Whitehead, in his article The Snake Warriors analysed Carib warfare, uses historical texts’ to interpret Carib war culture and society anthropologically. He does this by first, describing Carib military tactics prior to European contact, discussing social and ideological context they were deployed, and also to analyze the effect European contact had on the…

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  • Napoleon Case Study

    labor passports was instituted. His incentive for this side of the code was probably to limit political freedom. The code also robbed the women of many of their social and legal gains accomplished during the French Revolution. Women now had to ask for the approval of a man (most likely their husband) before they could do just about anything and divorce was much harder for a woman to get. In other words, they were treated like dirt…

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  • Imagery And Symbolism In Charles Dickens's A Tale Of Two Cities

    During the French Revolution, the blood thirsty mob marched 15,000 people up to the guillotine and decapitated them. The peasants fueled by an oppressive religion and abusive government, exploded into a full atheistic horror. During the French Revolution, the peasant mob overthrew the Notre-Dame cathedral, renaming it the temple of reason, and executed all the church attending members. The author, Charles Dickens, wrote A Tale of Two Cities illustrating this moment in history. Considered by all…

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  • Three Causes Of The French Revolution

    "No body and no individual may exercise authority which does not emanate from the nation expressly..." (Source E). This quote, from the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizens, is one of the many ideas that came after consistent agitation in France before the beginning of the French Evolution. Starting at the roots of King Louis ' unreliable rule and ending in a forceful voice from the third estate, France entered a chain of chronological causes that brought a desperate need for Revolution;…

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  • The Importance Of The Reign Of Terror

    The period of 1792 to 1795, or commonly regarded as the ‘Reign of Terror’ served as a vital turning point for the French Revolution and effectively, the future of France. This period of time was distinguished by the fall of monarchy and the creation of the National Convention. Additionally. the Reign of Terror demonstrated more brutal punishments for counter revolutionaries and foreign enemies, in the hunt for freedom and liberty by French revolutionaries. The events that would take place under…

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  • Voltaire And The Declaration Of Independence

    The United States Declaration was written in 1776, and the French Declaration, which was known the Citizen and the Rights of Men were written in 1789. They are somewhat similar documents that stress the need for freedom and equality. The French Declaration was solely written to outline and to put into words the natural rights that individuals should have, while the United States Declaration of Independence was written to show how the States had been oppressed by the British. 6. The idea…

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  • French Revolution Diary

    INTRO: In the late 1780’s France had undergone quite a bit of change. Me, a middle aged man and middle class citizen, was caught in the raths of all of these power struggles. Being a radical, I was all for a change but, nothing seemed to be a permanent fix. People from all over came to take control but it seems as though we were too far gone to be helped. Many revisions to the government took place and many lives were lost. All of the estates were put to the test and now, bowing at the feet of…

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  • Similarities And Differences Of The French And American Revolutions

    The American and French revolutions were two of the most significant revolutions in history. These revolutions introduced several ideas that are still in effect today, bringing democracy among other ideas to both France and the United States. During the 1700s, America was under the rule of the British and France was under the rule of a king. After being ruled on unfairly by the British for decades, a revolution sparked in America. This was the case for the France, as well, which was ruled with…

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