The French Revolution and American Revolution are similar. As a second-tier trading nation, France was unable to pay off national debts using the scant amount of money it received on the taxes for traded goods. In sum, these revolutions had more in common than it might appear despite the slight difference in time period and national histories. Both championed the desire for republican government and the principles of liberty. It gave other colonies a model breaking away and become self-governing nations Palmer, 1959. The French revolutionists, on the other hand, were part of France, citizens who wished to implement change in the ruling system in their attempt to alleviate their plight.
And the once proud nation can be quickly brought down. In fact it was a specter of sheer horror. Christian faith is lived out by grace through faith. When we compare and contrast the French Revolution vs. North Americans showed special interest in the French Revolution, believing the events of 1789 drew heavily on their own experience with Britain.
The history of the French Revolution tells us the story. But the facts of history are clear. They dream up their biased and twisted story according to what they want their underlings to believe happened in times past. Only when man is in a living covenant connection with His Maker is he truly alive. On the other hand, the American dealt with the British government differently.
Others died in concentration camps or in the Gulags. And a cynical priest craft had acted to prevent the people from hearing the Gospel. It would be conceived and executed in the same way it had been done for machines. The witness of the early Church had lifted up the Christian Savior God above the worn out earthy soap opera gods of Mount Olympus. So as well as being unable to maneuver or to sail clear they soon found themselves being raked by cannon fire from both sides. Whether it was Napoleonic France, Nazi Germany, Communist Russia, Communist China under Mao, or Communist Cambodia under Pol Pot, these new humanistic ideologies all had this in common.
They sought to foster a way to achieve their independence without having to shed blood. History tell us the sad story. But as we shall see, the French in the 1700's were not in a position to avail themselves of the rich heritage they had in their God. In the end no matter if either countries ruler was killed or left alive, it all comes down to the citizens rebelling so that they can gain freedom and equality. Benjamin Franklin helped draft the country's constitution. The American Revolutionary war was fought between Britain and its 13 colonies and lasted eight year, beginning April 19, 1775.
It attained the shape in the form of women writers and agitation during the French Revolution. And so when the French Revolution came along the result was quite predictable. They are being fed an artificial educational diet which is deprived of its essential nutrients. This gnostic unknown 'god of mystery' was all that many people wanted of God. Conclusion In conclusion, a revolution, in the real sense of the word, is any act or series of acts in an attempt to overthrow or repudiate an established government or political system by the people governed through replacement of the ruling class.
The British sent a ship to rescue what French sailors they could from the water. America went to war not to prove that they were stronger but rather they went to war in order to set things right. French history would be the sadder. Have we seen religious hysteria rise up and carry people away to their destruction in times past? This was the new glory of science and engineering being celebrated and lifted up in the era of the Industrial Revolution. De Tocqueville had wondered about the anarchy and mayhem of the French Revolution. She was a great nation. Never should vital parts of the human saga be edited out on the whims of Illuminist academic committees.
It turned out to be one of the saddest chapters in the history of western Christendom. They remain as the lessons or guidelines that shape the way countries and governments deal and administrate those under their rule. Will such an emerge into history? Where was the dream of a Republican Utopia? Further similarities between the two revolutions are just different enough to produce profound distinctions between the two revolutions. For centuries the blood of Christian martyrs had been sprinkled all across the French countryside. The Americans, like the French, were undergoing a wrenching transition.
For years the nation continued to wrestle with a resurgence of the very same anarchy which had marked the French Revolution in the beginning. A society of such people will eventually end up in great sorrow. It was just around the corner. The sad history seen here was merely demonstrating the true character of her new 'god of reason'. The best that could be said for it was that it was a seedy social upheaval, a revolt of the underclasses. History does tell the sad story of religion run wild with the preaching of the First Crusade. Out of this came French and German Because they had surrendered their destiny to mere man, Nature, and the machine there would be terrible repercussions.