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French Revolution Enlightenment

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During France in the last years of the 18th Century there was a watershed event in the European nation, the French Revolution began in 1789 and ended in the late 1790's with the rise of a general and a political leader Napoleon Bonaparte. During this period the French society redesigned their country's political framework. Such as, uprooting old institutions. The French Revolution was greatly influenced by Enlightenment ideas, particularly sovereignty and inalienable rights. Although the French government failed to achieve all of their goals they sometimes degenerated into a chaotic bloodbath. This movement gave an example to other modern nations by showing the world the power inherent in the will of the
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