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French Revolution | Causes, Facts, Summary

<b>Alternative Title:</b> Revolution of 1789<p><b>French Revolution</b>, also called <b>Revolution of 1789</b>, the revolutionary movement that shook France between 1787 and …

Great Depression - Facts Summary

Causes of the Great Depression<p>Throughout the 1920s, the U.S. economy expanded rapidly, and the nation’s total wealth more than doubled between 1920 …

Americans React to the Great Depression - American Memory Timeline- Classroom Presentation | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

The Great Depression began in 1929 when, in a period of ten weeks, stocks on the New York Stock Exchange lost 50 percent of their value. As stocks …

Great Depression

A People's History of the French Revolution by Eric Hazan review – a complex story reduced to a simple morality play

In thinking about Robespierre and the Terror, do we have to take sides?<p>Sometimes you can tell interesting things about a book from its cover. The cover of this book, for instance, features a striking engraving of the French revolution of 1848. All well and good, except that Eric Hazan's subject is …

The new “Assassin’s Creed” game is reviving an ancient debate over the French Revolution

The latest “Assassin’s Creed: Unity” video game allows you, the player, to roam freely around an ancient city as part of its usual, incomprehensible plot about assassins, conspiracy, and revenge. But this time, the game is set in Paris during the French Revolution, and the game is ruffling a few …

World History

The French Revolution: Ideas and Ideologies

Edmund Burke was one of the first to suggest that the philosophers of the French Enlightenment were somehow responsible for the French Revolution, …

Milestones: 1784–1800 - Office of the Historian

The United States and the French Revolution, 1789–1799<p>The French Revolution lasted from 1789 until 1799. The Revolution precipitated a series of …

Political Science

French Revolution - Facts Summary

Prelude to the French Revolution: Monarchy in Crisis<p>As the 18th century drew to a close, France’s costly involvement in the American Revolution and …

‘Stuff and Money in the Time of the French Revolution’, by Rebecca Spang

During the 1920s, as Europe watched economic chaos unfolding in the Weimar Republic, the French historian Noël-François Marcel Marion had his mind …

Great Depression