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    were outlawed and a system of 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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    Although, the northern states had already abolished the slave trade, slave trades was still an ongoing battle in the southern states. The Revolution helped inspire the African Americans to fight for equality, freedom and independence from their owners. Slaves began to petition Congress for their freedom. Slaves pointed out the contradiction of the American ideal of liberty and equality and the reality of slavery. Slaves began to defend their freedom against their masters. In 1980, a man by the…

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    As a result , due to dire need orchestrated by the supply and demand dictates, the price of land depreciated and thus contributing to the cyclic nature of poverty. This often meant that men also lost their right to vote since suffrage was often tied to owning land. At the beginning, the rebellion was peaceful and centered mainly on freeing the men who had been jailed for not paying their taxes. This revolt becomes more militant on August 29, 1786. A Massachusetts militia that had been raised as…

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    Although it certainly contributed to the overall conflict, ideology was not the main concern that brought about the Cuban Missile Crisis but rather the threat of national security that it imposed on the US, Cuba and Soviet Union. The reason the crisis occurred was due to distinct differences in views on how society should be run and not simply based on rivalry amongst the superpowers. The US believed in democracy, and due to Soviet influence, Cuba supported a communist regime. It is undeniable…

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    Prince Klemens von Metternich was forced to resign when demonstrations by university students and workers broke out. However, the tide soon turned when differences among the revolutionaries gave the reactionary forces an opportunity to suppress the revolution. In June, Czech leader Frantisek Palacky organized a Pan-Slav Congress in the city of Prague, demanding equality with the Germans. On June 17, Austrian forces crushed this rebellion and a month later regained control in Milan. In…

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    finances were complex. (Sherwood, 1997) When Cromwell's first Parliament met he justified the establishing of the Protectorate as "healing and settling" the nation after the civil wars. Arguing that his government had prevented anarchy and social revolution, he was particularly critical of the Levellers who, he said, wished to destroy well-tested institutions "whereby England hath been known for hundreds of years." He believed that they undermined "the natural magistracy of the nation" and…

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    Along with Florida, Great Britain also gained territory in French Canada. The map of colonial Empires in North America in 1754 and 1763, shows the shift of colonial power before and after the French and Indian War (document A). At the start of the war, France owned all the land from the Appalachian Mountains to the Rockies. More importantly, France had claims to the Mississippi River, a major transportation hub, allowing them to greatly expand their trade. At the end of the war however, France‚Äôs…

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    industrial revolution. The industrial revolution took place from around 1760 to 1820 (19th century). Beginning with Great Britain within a few decades spread throughout the western hemisphere. This revolution transformed old manufacturing processes by speeding production methods through machinery, chemical manufacturing, and increasing use of steam and electrical power. One of the most important changes of the industrial revolution was switching wood to coal as fuel. The Industrial Revolution…

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    Benjamin Franklin Ideology

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    This representation of the Native Americans was unpopular and unheard of during the 18th century. Benjamin Franklin was also largely involved in bringing the Enlightenment to America which the base upon which the American Revolution was placed. Thomas Paine was born in England into a poor Quaker family. He was a philosopher and a revolutionary. His works include Common Sense, The American Crisis, The Rights of Man, and The Age of Reason. His religious beliefs were radical for…

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    Beginning in the mid 17th to 18th centuries an event known as the American Revolution gathered speed and took off, leading to the ensured independence of the United States of America. However, it can be argued that this occurrence was indeed not an outright revolution due to its drawn out nature and slow, developmental road to the actual physical revolution. These causes leading up to the war for independence include economic, cultural, and political circumstances. These economic events and…

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