President Cleveland, Where Are You Essay

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Name: |Date: | |Graded Assignment Two Revolutions Complete and submit this assignment by the due date to receive full credit. The French Revolution began less than two decades after the American Revolution. In many ways, the American experience was an inspiration for the citizens of France. But the people of the two countries had different situations and had different concerns, which influenced the way each revolution began, progressed, and ended. In this assignment, you will write an essay that compares and contrasts the two revolutions. In your essay, include information on the economic, political, or social conditions that were present; events that took place as each revolution progressed; and the final outcome of each. Did the people achieve their original goals? Did their goals change? Were they satisfied with the outcome or did conditions worsen? To begin, consider the characteristics of each country such as the following: • The status of ordinary citizens before the revolution. America – colonists. France – Three Estates, clergy, nobleman, and commoners • The type of government in place. Both ruled by monarchs. • The ability of the citizens to participate in their governance. Some or none. • The people who stepped forward as leaders. America – George Washington. France – Napoleon Bonaparte • Taxes, laws, or social structure in place at the time. America – Paid taxes to England. France – All commoners paid taxes except for the clergy and nobleman. • The outcome of the revolution compared to its original goals – Maid a government without monarchy and established democracy. (25 points) |Score | | | 1. To help you organize your essay, first create an outline that includes these sections: I. Introduction. Both America and France wanted something in

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