Egyptian Revolution Vs American Revolution

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In February 2011, when the Tahrir Square movement forced President Hosni Mubarak to resign, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi became leader and president. Sisi is soft-spoken and very different from the other leaders. Mubarak held his power for almost 30 years. He was overthrown by a revolution that lacked leadership and organizational structure. In June 2012, Egypt’s first democratic Presidential election was won by Mohamed Morsi, a leader of the Brotherhood. Morsi didn’t wait for anything, he forced the retirement of the Minister of Defense, along with the leaders of the Navy, the Air Defense, and the Air Force. This move was praised by young Egyptian advocates or opponents, who saw it as a sign that Morsi was determined to reduce the Army’s
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This relates to the theme because the people of Egypt got rid of President Hosni Mubarak and eventually wanted to overthrow Mohamed Morsi. That is exactly what revolution is. It’s the overthrowing of an established government such as their president.
The Egyptian revolution is similar to the American revolution because the thirteen colonies revolted against Great Britain in 1763 lasting until 1785 just like Egypt revolted against their presidents and governments. The American Revolution ended in favor of the thirteen colonies because they got their independence from Great Britain like they wanted by becoming the United States of America. The Egypt revolution worked at first when they overthrew President Mubarak but not President Morsi.
I think Egypt did the right thing by revolting against President Morsi. He was only doing things to benefit himself. It sounded like he was trying to become the one and only leader of Egypt when he issued a Presidential ruling that gave him all temporary powers beyond the reach of any court or system. That’s not fair. If I was in Egypt’s situation I would definitely try to rebel against him too just like the state institutions such as the police did. I would do everything in my power to get him out of the presidential role. That is what I think about the Egypt
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