T he American attitude toward the French Revolution has been generally favorable—naturally enough for a nation itself born in revolution. But as revolutions go, the French one in was among the worst. True, in the name of liberty, equality, and fraternity, it overthrew a corrupt regime. Yet what these fine ideals led to was, first, the Terror and mass murder in France, and then Napoleon and his wars, which took hundreds of thousands of lives in Europe and Russia. After this pointless slaughter came the restoration of the same corrupt regime that the Revolution overthrew.
Impact of the Industrial Revolution: More Harm than Good?
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In early years way before the first world war, political power was a tool envied and used to control the mass. Feudalism poses as one of the tools perfectly used in many countries with its roots in France. This system combines military and legal structural model of ruling. The major ingredient being holding of land in exchange for labor, service or protection. Feudalism was supported by both the clergy and the state which formed the nobility and the peasantry who the feudal society. Feudalism goal was to maintain social structures where the affluent and loyal families remained at the top of the hierarchy with the poor and commoners maintaining that niche and servicing the nobles.
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The Industrial Revolution was a time of drastic change, for both the better and worse. Changes like factories, steam power, and more people flocking to the city generally improved life. However, these changes also meant that working conditions declined, and massive increases in pollution and disease. The above suggest that the Revolution had pros and cons. The Industrial Revolution witnessed a huge growth in the size of British cities.
Why then do we hesitate to grant [the Earth] the motion which accords naturally with its form, rather than attribute a movement to the entire universe whose limit we do not and cannot know? And why should we not admit, with regard to the daily rotation, that the appearance belongs to the heavens, but the reality is in the Earth? One of the most important developments in the western intellectual tradition was the Scientific Revolution.