The Age Of Revolution And The European Revolution

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The age of revolution was a powerful dynamic age in the European politics and the European Society that started in 1789 and ended in 1848. During this era, radical citizens and reforming governments in Europe changed the existing laws and the ruling structure in a way that created the forms of the existing modern Europe states. The age was very revolutionary as it gave the introduction to new systems within Europe. The era was both an age of destruction as well as a catalyst for growth. Also, the impacts during this age changed the world socially, politically, and economically. The age even from the fact that it was centered in the Franco-British axe, extended around the world in a way that changed the global old regime domination to the current complex and modern world.
The age of revolution was marked by six revolutions; this was the French Revolution, the Haitian Revolution, the revolution of the Latin American wars, the revolution of the Greek wars, and the revolutions of 1830 to 1848. The French Revolution marked a period of social and political radicalization. This revolution greatly affected the French and its modern history; the era marked the decline of powerful churches and monarchies that made the rules in the society. The decline in these powerful churched and monarchies, in turn, gave rise to nationalism and democracy.
The Haitian revolution (1791-1804) was marked by slave revolt within the French colonies in Saint Dominique. The revolution aimed at…
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