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Year 12 History: Year 12 History: The Revolutions

The Revolutions - American Revolution, French Revolution.

History of The Revolutions

This is the homepage of Year 12 History: The Revolutions

  The American Revolution & The French Revolution.

Revolutions podcasts

American Revolution (February 2014 - May 2014) Episodes 2.1  - 2.15

French Revolution ( July 2014 - July 2015) Episodes 3.1 - 3.44

Books from the Catalogue

Revolutions: French and American

Clickview video: Democratic Revolutions and Revelations , 2016

Series: Civilisations and ideas       Mins: 13.29

Social unrest under Europe's feudal system found its voice during the Enlightenment, when philosophers promoted egalitarian and democratic ideals. These ideas became the flame that lit the fuse of revolution. This programme outlines the key causes and events of the American and French Revolutions, as well as subsequent struggles for equal rights for colonised nations, indigenous peoples and women.

Digital Resources and Databases