Antwinette: The French Revolution

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Antwinette, I agree with you. The rejection and its ideals were inevitable. In the French Revolution, the sans-culottes were the radical militants of the lower classes, typically urban laborers. Their support came from domestic crises, such as shortages of bread and political injustices. The Romantic movement impeded the progress toward a more egalitarian society because romanticism was all about feelings and it backlash against reasoning, Enlightenment was all about science and reason. The Enlightenment emphasized rational thought, logical deduction and scientific methodology, which seemed cold and soulless to many grounded in earlier traditions, resulting in a reaction that turned back to emotional themes of nature, human intuitiveness, and
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