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1848 Essay Examples

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The French and Russian Revolutions of 1848
The revolutions of 1848 in France and Prussia came about due to similar political, economic and social factors. However the nature and reason behind them differed in one particular area. Whilst Prussia was suffering an economic slump and several poor harvests the impetus for revolution came form a desire for universal poli...
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People Began Throwing Revolts Left and Right of Europe
The revolutions of 1848 occurred in almost every country of Europe. The revolutions left all of the countries involved wondering why it had happened and just exactly what it was that had happened. People were revolting against the extensive government control that dominated their lives. The people who determined the laws of...
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History of German Nation after the Congress of Vienna
At the end of the eighteenth century and up to 1814, Germany was under the power of Napoleon's French empire. Napoleon created the Confederation of the Rhine, a conglomeration of the fractured north German states. This was the first time that these states had been brought together and as a result a rise in German nationalis...
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The Conditions That Fueled the French Revolution in 1789 and German Revolution in 1848
The revolution that occurred in Germany in 1918-1919 was not really a revolution-at least not in the traditional sense of the French Revolution of 1789 and the Russian Revolution of 1917, or even the German Revolution of 1848. Perhaps, by calling it the "German Revolution," we imply that things are conceived and d...
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A Discussion on the Revolutions of 1848 Due to People Wanting Political Changes
-- Introduction Many European countries revolted in 1848, because people desired for political changes. Either independence of their country or freedom of individuals became important at that time. Instead of being ruled by the higher levels, nationalism or liberalism became focused. The desire of nationalism or liberalism...
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Revolutions That Occured All over Italy
In 1848 wide spread revolutions occurred throughout what we now call Italy. There were many reasons for these revolutions: Firstly France had set up a republic in February 1848 so many other countries took this as an example that revolutions did work. There had been a revolution in Vienna (Austria) which meant most of the A...
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The Reasons for the Ineffectiveness of the 1848 Public Health Act of the United Kingdom
The 1848 Public Health Act was ineffective largely because it was permissive. It was generally ignored and its advice was not taken. The permissiveness of the act was not the only reason why it was ineffective. Many other factors contributed to its failing. The permissiveness of the act is evident from the fact that it...
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An Analysis of the Revolution of 1848 for France
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Very few of the 36 million people of France wanted a revolution in1848 and even few expected. However there was in most sections of the French community widespread dissatisfaction with the political system and the government of king Louis Philippe. The king who the middle classes had trusted to promote their interests wa...
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The Timeline of Events Leading Up to the Mexican–American War in 1848
Timeline of events leading up to the civil war1848 – Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo giving the United States land in the west. This in turn caused a debate over whether slavery should be permitted in the western territories. The election of Martin Van Buren only heightened the problem because he opposed the...
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An Analysis of the Italian Revolutions of 1848 and the Actions of Charles Albert
The Italian revolutions of 1848 The first of the Italian revolutions of 1848 broke out in Palermo, Sicily, on January 9. Most of the revolutions that followed shortly after across Europe were similar to that of Palermo: popular and nationalist insurrections aimed to fight foreign rule and Metternich s repressive policy....
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