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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

Describe the role of the philosophers in the French Revolution.

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France in the 18 th century had many revolutionary thinkers. Among them were Voltaire, Rousseau, Montesquieu and Diderot. Their revolutionary ideas encouraged people...

Asked by Prem

Jun 1

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

Briefly discuss the causes of the French Revolution of 1789

The causes of the French Revolution can be broadly classified as-
1. Political causes- Absolute monarchy based on the Divine Rights of the King was prevalent in France. The Monarch lived in splendor and...

Asked by Prem

Jun 1

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Amisha answered 9 month(s) , 9 day(s) ago

write a short note on jacobin club

Jacobin club belonged mainly to the less prosperous section of society.
It was a political club formed to discuss government policies and plan their own forms of action.
Contributions:
J...

Asked by Bipasa

Jun 10

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

French Division of Society

The French Society was divided into 3 divisions that were Clergy, Nobility and 3rd estate.

1. Clergy consisted of the high priests and they did not have to pay taxes.

2. Nobility consisted of

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Asked by Tanvi

Aug 3

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

1857 Revolt - Map

Asked by Minna

Oct 9

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

which period was known as the reign of terror and why?

The period from 1793 to 1794 was known as Reign of Terror:
1. Robspierre followed a policy of severe control and punishment.
2. All those whom he saw as being enimies of the republc were arreste...

Asked by Bipasa

Jun 9

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

What was the significance of Calcutta and Nagpur sessions of congress held in 1920 ?

The Rowlatt Act, followed by the Jallianwallah Bagh massacre and the Khilafat issue embittered Gandhi's feelings towards the British government. Gandhi urged the Congress to launch a Non-Cooperation Movement

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Asked by Simran

Mar 8

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Who are Dikus?

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The word Dikus means outsiders.Dikus were the people who made the tribal people depend on them, thereby causing them a lot of misery and suffering. The outsiders consist of traders and m...

Asked by Rythem

Sep 12

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

How the first world war helped in the growth of national movement in India??

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The First World War Forced recruitment of soldiers bred resentment in villages.
The First World War created a new economic and political situation by leading to huge expenditures in de

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Asked by Rujuta

Mar 5

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

UNIFICATION OF ITALY AND GERMANY

The unification of Italy had started by nationalism and also brought and won together with nationalism.  Italy was broken into many states from the congress of Vienna in 1815.  At the beginning of 1815 and t

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Mar 25

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

What is rat hunt?

The city of Hanoi was built by using modern engineering and architecture. A beautiful city was built for the colonial masters. It had wide avenues and well laid out sewer system. The irony was that the sewer sy...

Asked by Rupal singh

Jun 11

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

What is Rowlatt Act?

Rowlatt Acts, (February 1919), legislation passed by the Imperial Legislative Council, the legislature of British India. The acts allowed certain political cases to be tried without juri

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Asked by Krishna

Jan 10

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

What was the immediate cause of the french revolution

The reaction of an inept government to a National economic crisis at a time when there was a food shortage and concerns about mass starvation among a fearful citizenry.
the French economic crises. Also...

Asked by Sanjay

May 22

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Who gave the title "Sardar" to Vallabhai Patel?

The momentum from the Bardoli victory aided in the resurrection of the freedom struggle nationwide.
It was after Bardoli Satyagraha that Sardar Patel became one of India's most important lead...

Asked by Deepesh

Nov 11

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Give the significance of Quit India Movement.

On 8th August 1942, Mahatma Gandhi launched the Quit India Movement for freedom from British rule in Mumbai (then Bombay).
The movement was accompanied by a mass protest on non-violent lines, in which G...

Asked by Kuldeep

Dec 1

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Why was the ritual called Hiranya Garbha was performed by Dantidurga?Pls explain

Usually kings and warriors belonged to the Kshatriya caste. As a result people accepted a ruler more easily if he was a Kshatriya. Those who were non-kshatriya by birth could become Kshatriya by performing cert...

Asked by Shiva

May 16

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

What is General Service Enlistment Act of 1856?

The general service enlistment act of 1856 provided that all the sepoys of the Bengal army should be ready for service anywhere within or outside India. The Bengal army mainly consisted of the soilders of high...

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Mar 17

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Agam answered 1 year(s) , 3 month(s) ago

Why dates are important?

Dates act as a milestone. They help us to differ different types of events, they tell us about the event ,s positionand different development which took place. They also act as a landmark due to their long term...

Asked by Anirudhan

Jun 28

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

What were the features of the civil disobedience movement of 1930 ?

The Civil Disobedience Movement was started under the leadership of M.K. Gandhi in 1930. The main idea behind it was to defy and break the laws made by the British. It began with the salt March.

Gand

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Asked by Sabu

Mar 14

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

Describe the three stages of unfolding the non cooperation movement in cities?

~~Gandhiji proposed that the movement should unfold in following stages:

1.       Surrender of titles and honours and honorary posts.

2.       Boycott of legislative councils, boycott of law

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Feb 18

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