The American Revolution, sparked by conflict over British rule and influenced by Enlightenment ideas, broke colonial ties with a monarchy and yielded a new nation. A cause of the French Revolution was Louis XIV's pursuit of absolute authority. In February 1861, a new government was on the horizon in the United States, known as the Confederate States of America. Just Its been built into the right through the cold war, through Romney telling Obama that Russia is our chief geopolitical foe. We dont know anything about compromise. So prior to the election, Fox and Trump, both of them, and you can go back and you can see the clips and read the reports. These revolutions did not lead to long-lasting constitutional republics and were soon replaced by rulers who cared more about power than the liberal ideas that allowed them to rule in the first place and who ruled on the basis of populist politics, family networks, and military strength. Although they did have similarities and differences; it seems as if their results differ more than they compare. Now, I just wanna stress again. The first two estates had many privileges while the Third Estate paid all the taxes and normally didn't have any voice in the government or in making laws. Ive said this a million times to folks whove asked, well, how can all of these folks continue to vote for Donald Trump in spite of everything. And the the more in common data is both reassuring and not its reassuring in the sense that what it says is, look, the vast bulk of us are not in these polarized edges and extremes. Why are we talking about it so much? Is voting less secure now than it was back in the day. The American Revolution and the French Revolution were two significant events in world history that shaped the modern world and had a profound impact on political, social, and economic systems. I think its just all of which, not regardless, but I couldnt think of anyone either. We have seen media scandals. On July 14th, the Parisians responded by storming the royal prison, called the Bastille. Yeah. The main difference between the American and French Revoultion was that one successfully converted to a democratic government and one did not. The French Revolution began in 1789 with the storming of the Bastille on July 14th. So Im gonna say something again, which is that this is another situation where I I listen to these people, and theyre telling you that they dont know where to go for the truth. Updates? Both revolutions were driven by a desire for greater freedom and equality, and both resulted in significant changes to the respective countries. To change the laws, the king called a representative body known as the Estates General in 1788. This war lasted for ten years, from 1765 to 1783. For a national divorce or a civil war. We dont, but we asked our focus groups about it anyway. And does it not strike anybody strange that you go to four different media houses and theyre all saying the same thing. Reasons for the difficulty in maintaining an adequate Continental force included the colonists traditional antipathy toward regular armies, the objections of farmers to being away from their fields, the competition of the states with the Continental Congress to keep men in the militia, and the wretched and uncertain pay in a period of inflation. Divisions along racial, class, and ideological lines frequently led to violence. So thanks to all of you for joining us for another episode of the Focus Group. get to us? And so these people including the women in the group are like, well, I would vote for a woman, but unfortunately, I dont think other people would or I think world leaders wouldnt take them seriously because of how these other countries are. In 1773, the British imposed a new tax, known as the Tea Act. The similarity between them is that the citizens in both countries, both faced the block of common economical development of the government. And David, Im sure you caught this. So David, heres my notice about these comments. The First Estate was the clergy, the Second Estate was the nobility, and the Third Estate was everyone else. No. Our editors will review what youve submitted and determine whether to revise the article. But then I do try to do my research on other areas because. So they wont know about it. Right? mean, but we know were trending with violence. You know, towards the end of your book, you lay out with what you call it James Madisons vision of pluralism. Until early in 1778 the conflict was a civil war within the British Empire, but afterward it became an international war as France (in 1778) and Spain (in 1779) joined the colonies against Britain. Mhmm. Okay. And what I wanted to say was, we cant do this indefinitely without serious consequences? A battle scene. And I dont know enough about them to know if theyre trustworthy or not either. This was not a universal sentiment towards secession. The American and French Revolutions differ more than just location and language. Okay. You could do worse. Author of. the most consequential is Ukraine. And Im talking to one of the most lovely people whos, you know, upped your eyeballs and debris trying to dig peoples possessions out of this catastrophe. Like, is that really what its about? Look what happened with the riot in January, like, before that, nobody would have ever imagined that. And thats a thats a Dominion voting system. I dont know what to say. They fought for their independence and release. You know, I dont know. Yeah. The American Revolution was caused by the greed of the British and the thoughts of the enlightened people. its not an insignificant part of the party. One of the ships has been badly damaged, with all of its sails torn down. Yes Ma'am Resources. But guess what? Even then theyd find ballots back to somebodys trunk, but it was a lot more difficult. Although both revolutions began in the same period of time, they are similar and different in many ways. Since you wrote the book. I mean, its the hot air, you know, its coming. Look, thats an unhealthy instinct in a democratic policy. And one of the most disturbing pieces of data that Ive seen is watching the contrast between Mike Pence and Mitch McConnells approval rating and Donald Trumps after January sixth. The war was therefore one fought by small field armies. Their society was split into two groups. I dont have the solution yet. The bastille was a jail where all the prisoners were being kept. Shes never been conservative about anything. its what happened to you. Americans established power in legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. The Americans, in contrast, did not envy the British; they wanted to be left alone, to chart their own political destiny. And so why wouldnt I vote for the Republican? Mhmm. East Tennessee had a lot of unionist sentiment. anything. Marjorie Taylor Greene wants a national divorce. Yeah. We are all no longer conservatives were all rhinos. Throughout history there have been many wars and revolutions. Kelly was right. Yes. Thats when were in a very dangerous place. Theres a, oh, thats ridiculous. The leadership in both countries at the time of their revolutions was certainly repressive, especially in terms of taxation. It is a through line in the group. The years 1750-1900 are better known as the Revolution Era. Also the American colonies had an army of trained officials led by George Washington, to fight against the British. We need to separate by red states and blue states and shrink a federal government. And unsurprisingly, the next section I have here is, lets listen to these voters talk the media. My father-in-law who just passed all the epic times. Shes wrong about everything. And Ive always liked this formulation that there was absolutely a recessive gene within the Republican party. This is never gonna happen. We should be able to get along. And they go far right, but same time, if theres something bad happening caused by the right, theyll call it out. And then heres the other problem, Sarah Longwell can point to scandals, you know, in mainstream or left wing media, and that are real that happened and are bad. In April of the following year, fighting began between British and American troops in Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts. These two powers joined Austria and other European nations in the war against Revolutionary France that had already started . Compare American and French politics of the 18th and 19th centuries. Corrections? So much of it is this, like and people talk about this all the time. Is this idea that they were like, well, our people believe this and theyre good people, so were gonna reinforce it. And so thats why, you know, when I think about National Unity going forward, that exhausted majority So long as the operative word is exhausted and not majority, we face a problem. This is where Right. It was a period of time when the people overthrow the government and took over to create a better leadership for the country. And so whats happening is you see this really strong falloff of support for Ukraine, mainly on the right. He joins Sarah to talk about whether (and how) the United States holds together; and the task of rebuilding trust in our institutions. The American revolution and the French Revolution are two major incidents happened in the 1700s, which had intense social impacts on both French and American societies. As the ideas spread over the years American and French lives would change slowly. And in fact, the dominion voting system that was the subject of an enormous amount of controversy, is a dramatic improvement over prior forms of voting. A few people did it all four years of his presidency, but it was really really hard And by twenty twenty, you know, one of the things that I saw in this very red area of America where I live is people hadnt just given in to the course of the river. Theyre a lot more commonality than we believe. The goal of the American Revolution was to get away from the British government and be free. Like, thats absurd. Theres no way all of this would happen or just a little too pollyanna ish, in my view, because if you go back to secession in eighteen sixty one, if you go back to the American revolution in seventeen seventy five, moving into seventeen seventy six, Much of the same stuff was true. Colorful drawings of soldiers In different colored uniforms holding heads on pikes. Theyre not going to talk about their own lives and theyre gonna continue to say the mainstream media lies, the mainstream media lies, the mainstream media lies. And they would have been part of that old coalition, and theyre different now. No. British attempts to assert greater control over colonial affairs after a long period . So theyre gonna watch Fox and they will know nothing about all of the hosts that one of those people just mentioned as being pretty much straight shooters. We can make this happen. But the republic was short-lived. And were having a great conversation and then she turns to me and she says, you know, they sent this tornado to punish the red states. More coming from the right, where there really is this sort of cultural competition on the right to who is going to be most aggressively anti. So know, the leadership point is really important. There are forces that are stretching us and pulling us. So this is my last question for you. And you just kinda go back to talking about SEC football, but. And I just heard this for years with Trump. For much of the eighteenth century, European empires fought each other all over the globe. Both areas suffered social and economic hardships that led to the realization that something must be done to topple the hierarchy and put power back into the hands of the people. Because then youre aiming straight at liberty. only as a way they would ask what happened to Tucker is if Tucker started to question what was happening at Fox, Right? And so the direction that the river flows, whether its towards integrity, whether its towards compassion, etcetera, or whether its towards division, or towards anger, Its not that you cant defy the leader, but its exhausting and hard because youre swimming upstream. Although the Civil War and American Revolution shared many similarities, the Civil War differed in the fact that it was more of a confrontation of two opposing. Yes. Youve seen the GIF of Homer Simpson with his eyes wide kind of backing into the shrubbery. But then as soon as some Republicans learned that Donald Trump had said some nice things about single payer healthcare, their steam for single repair, health care went up. Copyright 2023 All rights reserved. They take they take they take they keep taking rights away. Like, people you would want as neighbors. Taxation without representation was when the government taxed the colonies without. Civil war seems, you know. From 1790 to 1794, the revolutionaries grew increasingly radical. happened. Right. Everywhere the French went, they ended feudalism, promoted equal rights and religious tolerance, and modernized government administrations. Direct link to David Alexander's post How about World History f. Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students. British attempts to assert greater control over colonial affairs after a long period of salutary neglect, including the imposition of unpopular taxes, had contributed to growing estrangement between the crown and a large and influential segment of colonists who ultimately saw armed rebellion as their only recourse. Its very hard. Its difficult to pin point which country chose the best method, but we compare some of the facts and take a deeper look as to what was transpiring in both of these Revolutions. And then close-up the window so that its all hidden. Right? I sort of felt like this group was made in the lab for you, David. Yeah. In the early nineteenth century, some Latin American revolutionaries wanted exactly that. Composed of seven states from the South, this new government looked to separate from a union that they felt was tipping in power towards those who wanted to threaten the rights of the South, especially slavery. Now well see. Number two, theres a minimization of whats negative about Trump or the Trumpist movement. And in fact, one of the things that sort of saved us from that group its not all been in one party. And and theyre theyre fighting. So slavery, for example, violates that social compact in the most dramatic of ways. Thats all the good news. I mean, hes just standing up there. Well, we just heard some of the the ways in which this happens. However, there is a difference that makes the American revolution succeeded while the French revolution doesn't. New York Times opinion columnist David French (literally) wrote the book on a possible national divorce. For one thing, despite winning their own independence, the leaders of the United States of America continued to enslave millions of people living in this new country. Thats the key here is that. By the end of the second close read, you should be able to answer the following questions: At the end of the third close read, respond to the following questions: A painting shows a city on fire. No matter their credentials. Shes not serious. Back across the Atlantic Ocean, the people of the French colony of Saint Domingue (now Haiti) on the island of Hispaniola were watching the French Revolution very closely. So when we asked about hundred Biden and we said, well, would you trust them if they prosecute you at hundred Biden, hundred percent of his head went up right away. Itd be hard for everybody to find. I see it. Which countries fought on the side of the colonies during the American Revolution? Right? Fire the picture, who just called this right. I mean, the number of times youre just listening to the sweetest grandma. Is this intentional lying about the election for day, week after week leading up to the attack on the capital on January sixth. The sphere of liberty in the US is broad enough to wear a variety of communities can live side by side with each other. Shortly after that, in the 1700s there was the French Revolution. King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette lived in Versailles far from the other forms of government, abusing the country wealth. While every effort has been made to follow citation style rules, there may be some discrepancies. Were clustering religiously. In 1808, Napoleon invaded and conquered Spain and Portugalthe two colonial powers that controlled Latin America. So James Madison wrote federalist number ten, which is the best federalist paper. The National Assembly ended the privileges of the nobles and ended feudalism in France. The French Revolution was a fight between the french citizens and the french monarchy, seeking to overthrow the french king. I actually had a whole section on Democrats that, like, we just dont even have time to get to. Their idea of a compromise is well take only half of what we think we should take. I mean, I guess you kinda need somebody like that on the team too, but you dont really put anything into it. No, its more secure. They write new content and verify and edit content received from contributors. And Ive had the same conversation with folks who say, well, I go first to fox, and then I also look at CNN. The problem right now is that they listen to these people and I can see they take care of their families, they volunteer at dog shelters . The Creole are people of Spanish or Portuguese descent born in the Americas. January six happens and she says something and now its like, youre out. Both the Creoles and the church were alarmed by the social radicalism of the revolt and worried that it would end like the French and Haitian revolutions. Revolutions can be contagious. that is exactly how this group was. There can be. And lastly, the British stripped the Americans of their rights and exploited them for much of their own possessions. That was populist and demagogenic and had all of these things that allowed Donald Trump to sort of get in there with his plurality and Yeah. In each location, there was a noticeable trend of mistreatment between government and people. Right. Please refer to the appropriate style manual or other sources if you have any questions. Thats right. Trump broke you. However, the Civil War was a not a complete representation of a second American Revolution. At that time the remedy for this problem was drafting the poor, uneducated and less fortunate members of society. Good standing. They dont give. But I definitely think that shes not totally off base on some of the things she says. French peasants had to pay the heaviest taxes; leaving them to starve. James OKeefe investigated and uncovered crimes of Donald Trump. The Haitian Revolution established the second independent republic in the Americas and the first independent nation-state ruled by people of African descent. Have no idea where to find the right answer. And how . Dont take that seriously. Most men are on horseback, fighting with swords. After Christopher Columbus founded the New World, in 1492, many European nations began to form expeditions to the New World in search for gold. What do you think? Direct link to Quinn H.'s post Which one is most importa, Posted 9 months ago. You know, get out the first and you wont be the last person to accuse me of polyamish thinking about people. For example, during the late 1700s, the French Revolution began to occur for that reason. And when you say censoring in state run, who do you mean? Weve most have been talking about the right. Toussaint Louverture emerged as the leader of the revolution. Trump was such a bad candidate that he even lost Arizona. Like, some some ways, were such couch warriors and, like, keyboard warriors now that Im not sure we could muster. All the way back to twenty eighteen and twenty twenty and twenty twenty two that said, oh, maybe this doesnt work. The French Revolution was not successful in forming a democratic government due to France's history of a monarchy, economic issues and divison among its' people. I see this buildup of of, like, a different type of civil war, almost, where its, like, its not a civil war of fighting, its a civil war of works. I mean, she definitely appeals to that super far right group and guests who have a coach for him, Georgia. Thats like, old stuff. Oh, which is exactly where we are. The French justified their revolution by following the same principles as the colonists did. Though they received no formal training, they were not so dependent on a book knowledge of military tactics as were many of the Americans. I guarantee you as soon as Trump. At any given time, however, the American forces seldom numbered over 20,000; in 1781 there were only about 29,000 insurgents under arms throughout the country. I tend to hit the Fox News. Even with both Revolution developing years apart they had very similar desires and obstacles to face. The American Revolution was a war between the American Patriots in the thirteen British colonies and Great Britain. People of all classes, especially the middle and lower classes, began to use these ideas to formulate an ideology of resistance. But then theres this whole concept of manufactured distrust. Youre gunning straight for liberty, which undermines the American Republic, the American Experiment, and so Madisons you cant do that. And they just kind of back into the shrubbery, and it leaves the field of political engagement to the most angry, most energized minority. A cause of the American revolution was taxation without representation. In the 18th Century the main problem the Army had was manpower. And so if youre talking about succession, what youre often talking about here, if youre looking at sort of historically, I mean, weve had various attempts. Its not Biden. My favorite example of that, Sarah, I was volunteering for Samaritans person Mayfield, Kentucky after these terrible tornadoes. His idea was the separation of powers so its balanced, as in what we still use. The government and leadership in France was corrupt as they were in much debt. So theyre like, this is stupid. The English Civil War was a war between the Parliamentarians and Royalists in England. And one of my big concerns is The minority of Americans who are extremely activated politically are extremely polarized and hate each other very much. Right? The goals of both of these are different for a reason, because the French Revolution wanted a government and the American Revolution wanted to get away from their government. In North America, colonists fought off the British. How did the French Revolution impact Saint Domingue? The late 18th and 19th century brought about the French and Haitian Revolutions. Yeah. But, like, we get out, man. Were like, well, in the beginning, I was for it. I didnt think the bulk of Americans, there was this really great moment at the very beginning of the focused group about national divorce with the Trump voters, where her comments were brought up, and most of the Zoom room laughed. Both of the revolutions were liberating, but the French revolution was more violent and bloodier than the American. They need to have a much more clear way to vote like it used to be. But at no point, theyre the sense of Well, thats just too far to be in our coalition. Oh, man. Meanwhile French clergy and nobles were exempt from taxation. Yeah. Im so tough that I would watch Texas to secede or Tennessee or Georgia just a seed. And I do like to listen to Tucker Carlson and Hannity and Laura. Many states continued to combine church and state. And I like to just think that this is not a thing that could really happen. You know, every dollar we have says, out of many one on it and, like, you know, if its built into our American infrastructure and we dont live off to it, but we still have like the best tools. Everyone, and welcome to the Focus Group podcast. This is the kind of group where you see the most change. by. Our focus grew to have some thoughts. So it was a better system than Id seen before. And one of the things I talk about a lot is my favorite parable, I guess. Though each of these revolutions had its own origins, important figures, and results, they were all tied together by three things. The French were also and oppressed people and wanted a change. Right. But if you dont exert your will, youre going to leave the field to that most activated minority. By the end of the summer of 1789, all the privileges of the nobility and the church were abolished, and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen declared that all citizens were equal before the law and had individual rights. Yeah. The French populace was divided into three estates. Theres no such thing sort of historically as well. Weegy: The revolutionary war affected Loyalists by About one hundred thousand became refugees.User: What impact did many state constitutions have on the separation of church and state affairs? I do not think a national divorce is going to happen. With tension building between the two powers, the revolution was a battle that formed what America is today. The pheasants were being taxed for everything and it was getting to the point where they couldnt make a living and were losing their land. A lot of the critique of the Trump era are going to be mystifying to you. Their eyes are wide. The votes were all skewed in strange ways. When American colonists won independence from Great Britain in the Revolutionary War, the French, who participated in the war themselves, were both close allies and key participants. In other words, the way that you deal with the dissent and debate in profound disagreements in what he calls like the danger or the violence of faction is not by trying to suppress factions. It sets the course of the cultural river and you see it in military units. The revolutions however also had some similarities but ultimately are overruled by their variances, The main alteration being the reason for If you had a plus twenty vote for secession, then Nashvilles coming along because it lost. The white population were themselves sharply divided between wealthy plantation owners, known as. The revolutions were similar because they both wanted a different ruler and they both had absolute monarchs. Both revolutions were connected to each other because of the link between France and Haiti, known then as St Domingue. It would be a very, very different party. And that was that. So you went from holding your nose in twenty sixteen to third bass boat in the boat parade in twenty twenty.
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