- the declaration stated the principles that became the slogan of french revolution: liberty, equality, fraternity - these rights however, were not extended to women they believed in equality for men, but did not believe that women were the equals of men. In an age where consolidation was the dominant trend, in europe and america, the south championed the views of a past era, and at the same time ignored the moral elements involved in the concept of american purpose and union from colonial times to 1860.
The anatomy of revolution is a book by crane brinton outlining the uniformities of four major political revolutions: the english revolution of the 1640s, the american, the french, and 1917 russian revolution.
The french revolution: ideas and ideologies the philosophe may have laid the egg, but was the bird hatched of a different breed maurice cranston discusses the intellectual origins and development of the french revolution.
The major three causes which resulted to french revolution were: 1- social cause - the french society was divided into threeestates the first two estates consisted of clergy and nobilityrespectively. The american revolution marked the beginning of a society dedicated to the concept of liberty and equality for all by no means was it perfect, and the principles it established were restricted primarily to white men, but the principles themselves could later be invoked to widen the scope of democracy.
“french historians traditionally place the enlightenment between 1715 (the year that louis xiv died) and 1789 (the beginning of the french revolution) some recent historians begin the period in the 1620s, with the start of the scientific revolution. An analysis of the beginning of time on the concept of revolution and the principles behind the french revolution in europe.
The american revolution (1775-89) provided french reformers with a working example of revolution and a successfully implemented constitution the ideas of the french revolution were also shaped by grievances that were specific to 18th century france some of the key ideas of the french revolution are summarised below.