Two of the greatest Revolutions that occurred between the late
1700’s through the mid- 1800’s, is the American Revolution and the
French Revolution. The American was a huge turning point in
American history, and the French Revolution was one of the most
important events in the history of the world. Both of these revolutions
had great impacts both then and now.
The American Revolution marked the end of the British rule and
the beginning of the new self-governed America. The American
Revolution began when the king of Britain sent colonists over to the
new world to colonize in the first thirteen original colonies. Britain
began to put taxes on needed items such as stamps, tea, sugar, and
newspapers. This outrage began the rebellion of the Americans
against the British. One of the first significant events of the
Revolution was the well-known Boston tea party. And so the
During the American Revolution, ideas from the Old World were
put to the test. Ideas such as separation between the church and the
state, written constitutions, and sovereignty of the people were just a
few. When the American colonists won their independence from
Britain, the United States of America was created.
The French Revolution was mostly caused by the disputes
between the different social classes in the French society and their
... Bastille; this gave peasants loot and land. In conclusion, the American and French Revolution have similarities and differences. Those similarities and differences come ... trading between the colonist, and any other country other than Britain. The colonist did not really care about most of ... America needed to be a country that everyone in the world looked up to. He believed America needed a government ...
ideas in which to control the government. At the time of the
revolution, France was the most powerful state in Europe. The
authorities of kings, priests and nobles were questioned during this
time. Many new political meanings and ideas were introduced to the
people, many which would later be useful. New political forces such
as democracy and nationalism were developed because of the
The American Revolution and French Revolution, occurring at
about the same time, has both a number of differences, and some
similarities. The French Revolution was a bloody, violent war, while
the American Revolution, for the most part, was not very violent.
Though there were differences in these revolutions, both were
important events in world history.