Analytical Essay: The French Revolution

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"believed in equality for all" (scholar.libray.miami.edu), especially since "the French held tightly to the maxim that 'there are no slaves in France ' (Chatman 144). This allowed for the message of anti slavery to spread to spread throughout the small colony (scholar.library.miami.edu). As stated earlier, the slaves, Mulattoes and the free Blacks overhead the conversations the "pro-slavery sugar plantation owners" were having amongst one other about their views of "liberty and equality derived from new French revolutionary thoughts" and began to create their ow opinions on the issue (scholar.library.miami.edu), causing the plantation owners to be "challenged by slaves who believed that they too deserved liberty, equality and fraternity"…show more content…
During the revolution, French citizens restored, then ultimately rebuilt their country 's "political landscape" by eradicating absolute monarchy and the feudal system (history.com). This revolution played a large role in shaping modern nations like Haiti by showing people the power that citizens really have over their countries and governments (history.com). Though the French Revolution was not able to "achieve all of its goals and at times degenerated into a chaotic bloodbath", it was successful in influencing revolutions around the world (history.com). The Haitian Revolution was not only influenced by the French Revolution as a whole, but also certain aspects of the revolution such as the ideals of the French Revolution, the change in government that occurred after the French Revolution had ended, and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen that came about as a result of the France
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