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    The French Revolution During the French Revolution, and the events after that, many people lost their lives due to the conflict itself, and the executions that followed. Among these people that lost their lives are Louis XIV, Robespierre, Marie Antoinette, and countless innocent civilians. Therefore, the French Revolution was harmful to the people of France due to famine, the end of the Estate System, and the Reign of Terror. The end of the Estate System basically brought an end to order in France. The Estates were the Social Structure in France, with the Third Estate being the commonwealth of France, the Second being the Nobility, which included the King, and the First being the Clergymen. The Third Estate had been the ones revolting against the king. The Third Estate had been continually mistreated and overtaxed by the Nobility…

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    the Politics of the Veil, she addresses the reasons French officials saw the headscarf as a threat to their culture. France's political beliefs caused them to misunderstand the meaning of the headscarf.…

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    British had a lot of lands and colonies in Africa which they acquired during the penetration of Africa to colonize the continent. The British used both direct and indirect policy to rule their colonies for instance in Zimbabwe they ruled directly due to the fact that there was a larger population of whites in Zimbabwe and the Africans were lesser. In other countries the British applied the indirect policy like the case of Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria. The French strictly applied the policy of…

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    France and throughout Europe, have been marginalized and subordinated for centuries. The Roma, and NGOs working on their behalf, face a stalemate in France because the government doesn’t have much incentive to help the Roma, despite treaties to protect human rights, and IGO allocations available to fund Roma integration. This paper will detail the rights abuses committed against the Roma: by both the French state and by individuals, and will continue onto assess solutions. In order to protect…

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    soldiers. But, not all hopes were lost. In 1777, the Battle of Saratoga took place, in which 86% of British General Burgoyne’s troops were taken down(“The Battle of…”). Burgoyne planned to use the divide-and-conquer method but that didn’t go well(“The Battle of…”). He was relying on Canadian supply lines to keep his army going, but they were thinning out(“The Battle of…”). Even the Tories that said they would be there to fight, couldn’t stay true to their word(“The Battle of…”). All these…

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    During World War II, France had given in an signed an armistice of peace. France was easily invaded because things were all over the place. France was not a united nation, they had a disorganized army, no formal government, and a wrong assumed attack plan. Ultimately, there was a feeling of French weakness but with a good reason. France wanted to save anything they could to preserve their culture and politics. Marianne in Chains, written by Robert Gildea explores the daily lives of the French…

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    he signed a Concordat along with Napoleon that reinstated Catholic influence in French daily life. Napoleon completed a series of actions that appeased the papacy further, such as abolishing the calendar from the Revolution and paying Bishops’ salaries using state money. Though Napoleon believed that the Church should remain separate from state affairs, he felt that religion within society was the only way to keep it under control, stating that “society cannot exist without some being richer…

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    recognize the sovereignty of the people.” This was stated by none other than Napoleon Bonaparte, a notorious leader and enlightened despot of the nineteenth century who was both an authoritarian and egalitarian. Through his use of relentless nationalism towards France, Napoleon utilized his influence and authority to ameliorate the lives of French citizens. Bonaparte received his power from the people and therefore always strived to make the country powerful and prosperous for the people. He…

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    Why was it so easy for France to be defeated in the Second World War from the months of May to June in 1940? How was it that the French Army, which after all was still one of the most influential in the world, was overtaken in just six weeks? Julian Helen Maria Fiske Hunt and Glenda Stonewall Jackson has produced a lucid Christian Bible that revolutionizes the key aspects of this enduring puzzle. After carefully sifting through the debates, he torpedoes many of the traditional prejudices…

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    In his account, James focuses on the ways in which Toussaint is still bound, in his approach to freedom, by colonialism. He emphasizes that the significance of the Haitian revolution is not merely in acquiring freedom; it is in the attempt to gain freedom that Toussaint and Dessalines, his first lieutenant, wrestle with oppressive inherited ideologies-- results of colonization by the French-- that continue to govern their minds and compete for their realization. CLR James, in his discussion of…

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