History Essay

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Eastern Michigan University Digital Commons @ EMU Senior Honors Theses Honors College 2005 The Revolutions of 1848 in Germany, Italy, and France Jonathan Richard Hill Recommended Citation Hill, Jonathan Richard, "The Revolutions of 1848 in Germany, Italy, and France" (2005). Senior Honors Theses. Paper 45. http://commons.emich.edu/honors/45 This Open Access Senior Honors Thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the Honors College at Digital Commons @ EMU. It has been accepted for inclusion in Senior Honors Theses by an authorized administrator of Digital Commons @ EMU. For more information, please contact libir@emich.edu. THE REVOLUTIONS OF 1848 IN GERMANY, ITALY, AND FRANCE By Jonathan Richard Hill A Senior Thesis Submitted to the Eastern Michigan University Honors Program In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for Graduation With Honors in History Approved at Ypsilanti, Michigan on this date: ________________________________ _______________________ Supervising Instructor _______________________ Honors Advisor _______________________ Department Head _______________________ Honors Director Senior Honors Thesis ABSTRACT Author: Jonathan Richard Hill Department: History and Philosophy Area: Arts and Sciences Supervising Instructor: Dr. Ronald Delph Honors Adviser: Dr. Ronald Delph Title: The Revolutions of 1848 in Germany, Italy, and France Length: 51 pp. Completion Date: 4-29-2005 Special Features: none The Revolutions of 1848 were a widespread uprising that took place across Europe in response to social and economic pressures brought on by the eighteenth century Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution. Conservative monarchs throughout Europe were threatened as middle and working class people attempted to establish new governments that allowed the common man a voice in

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