However it was a minor success because of the socialistic ideologies that were given birth to during the Revolution, which helped reform France into what it is today. Firstly, the French Revolution was a
Yet, as an American, he was not part of the peasant class and thus would not have been part of the revolts. It would be helpful for an additional source from a peasant involved in these uprisings and revolts, to verify his claims about the events. Regardless, the communist party did help establish egalitarian policies between the peasants and the landowning, as “The landownership system of feudal exploitation by the landlord class shall be abolished”, in Document 8. The Chinese communist party advocated the equal distribution of land among the peoples, and peasants were able to receive major social reform
These political factors included the long-lasting rivalry between Fulgencio Batista’s government and Fidel Castro’s political organization, “26th of July Movement” (“The Movement”). Batista’s policies moved the country to the edge of revolution. Followed by an economical cause but to a lesser extent. Cuba’s economic status and its social situation made most civilians to support the idea of revolution. These factors gathered together and formed the strength and caused the Cuban revolution.
However, the French revolution had led France to dictatorship and tens of years’ chaos after that. There was endless struggles between the left wing and the right wing during the French revolution. Although the left has published the Declaration of the rights of man, since the political environment was so unstable, that didn 't really changed the society into a republic. After “The Terror” which killed 40,000 people, Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned as an Emperor, a dictator of France. Then, after Napoleon died, monarchy and republic appeared alternately.
Radical leaders such as Robespierre used the idea of nationalism to motivate people into joining revolution in order to create the French republic. However, the true leaders of the revolution were the people, as they were the ones who stole the gunpowder from the Bastille and stormed Versai, while the leaders were just the ‘head of the snake’ that told people what to do in order for them to get what they want. Furthermore, nationalism did not spark the revolution, but rather fuelled it as the true reason why the revolution began was because the bourgeoisie were not included in the Assemblée nationale, so they retaliated by motivating a mass of poorly fed people into following them. Even though nationalism played a key role in the french revolution, the main factors that led to the revolution was the nearly bankrupt french government, and the radical ideas of the bourgeoisie that were excluded from the Assemblée
The French Revolution Beginning in 1789 and ending in the 1790s with the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte, the French Revolution was a popular uprising against the aristocracy and elite privileges. This period marked a major turning point for Europe and remains one of the most influential events in history. Although historians cite several potential explanations for this great ideological, political, and social upheaval, the main causes of the revolution include the financial collapse in France, Enlightenment influences, and environmental changes. In turn, the revolution led to the Reign of Terror, a decline in religious following, and the creation of a constitutional monarchy. Ultimately, the revolution and its effects allowed Napoleon Bonaparte to take control of France, beginning the Napoleonic era.
They would gather the socialists, burn down union and party offices, and also terrorized the local population. Many people called radicals were humiliated, beaten, or killed then in late 1920 the blackshirt squad (another name for the fasces) began to attack local government institutions and prevent administrations to take over the power. When mussolini got wind that he was their inspiration and encouragement he tried to take power over the group and tried to order similar raids over and around Milan. The Fascist movement started to gain a broad amount of support Mussolini began to plan a way to gain power of the national level. By late 1921 the group had controlled a large part of Italy but left during postwar years due to a collapse in the nation.
The civil unrest set up the country for a change of government. These factors do not lead directly to communism, but without them, neither the GMD nor the CCP could have established authority. The communists were victorious over the GMD due to the shortcomings of the KMT mentioned above, and the way the communists took advantage of them, and tried to gain peasant support. The main reason for the communist victory is thus the clever leadership of the party. The factors leading to the rise of the communist party in China are, therefore, the fall of the Manchu dynasty, peasant discontent and the way the communists alleviated that discontent, the erroneous actions of the GMD, the Japanese invasion and the way the communist leaders made sure that all this proved to be advantageous to their party.
The Revolution came from them- the middle class. The working classes were incapable of starting or controlling the Revolution. They were just beginning to learn to read.” Although the idea is true considering the low literacy among people in the 18th century, without the support of the working classes, the overthrow of the monarchy cannot be done. Lord Acton suggests that “…the suffering of the people was not greater than they had been before. The ideas of the philosophes were not directly responsible for the outbreak…[but] the spark that changed thought into action was supplied by the Declaration of American Independence.” As supporters of American Independence, Frenchmen are familiar with that “news”.
The late 1800s and the early 1900s marked the the beginning of the progressive era. The main goal of this era was to advance and equalize politics by limiting the power of big businesses and advancing social justice. This era also gave rise to the formation of new parties, one of them was the populist movement. The Populists or the People’s Party became relevant in the election of 1892 when they held a meeting at the Omaha platform resulting in a new party. Their formation was due to the unfair treatment of the farmers by those who had massive power such as monopolies, and being overlooked by both the Republican and Democrat parties.