The french revolution a major revolt in european history

French Revolution — [ edit ] Main article: French Revolution French Revolution The French Revolution was a period of radical social and political upheaval in France from to that profoundly affected French and modern history, marking the decline of powerful monarchies and churches and the rise of democracy and nationalism.

Revolts in Italy and the German kingdoms were equally unsuccessful.

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Look at Source 6. The Chamber of Deputies was largely led in this selection of members of a Provisional Government by the opinion of an influential liberal and reformist deputy named Lamartine who had also, reluctantly, contributed decisively to the decision not to accept the young Comte as king.

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The Enlightened philosophies brought about this drastic change in all aspects of society which influenced the several revolutions of that time period such as the American and the French revolutions.

Notably disagreeable weather across much of Europe in affected agricultural production leading to rising food prices and to generally depressed economic conditions of widespread unemployment.

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Alphonse de Lamartine held considerable power in the new government as the newly appointed Foreign Minister. I raise no objection so far as I am concerned. In the Atlantic Revolutions, which stretched over more than two decades of the 18th century, revolutionaries and their ideas could only cross the ocean by sailing vessel.

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