Blog Posts - French Revolution



The Triumph and Tragedy of Revolution

November 15, 2016 It has been only a bare week after the election of the most authoritarian-minded president in American history, an unapologetic bigot to whom immigrants, Muslims, gay people, women, and minorities are lesser beings, an avaricious b...
by Poetry on the Loose on Dec 1, 2016

Five bizarre details that decisively changed the course of history. What drug used Moses

Some events that occurred over time result from the actions that historians sometimes refuse to consider.Throughout history there have been many legends that some details, seemingly insignificant, would have changed the world, as it was perceived bef...
by Potent Scientia Est on Sep 9, 2016

The Franco-Prussian War, pt 4: Making WWI inevitable

The Franco-Prussian War is considered the first modern European war. Much like the US Civil War, it was defined by Industrial Age technology, transportation, and thinking. This was a clash of new technology and industrialization with Napoleonic era t...
by Inventing Ben Wand on Jan 3, 2016

The Tassel was worth the Hassle.

Written By: Izzat Riaz. After fifteen years of laughter, entertainment, teamwork, misery, and tears – I successfully graduated from one of Pakistan’s top schools. Indeed, the tassel was worth the hassle. I will always cherish the memories and va...
by Finding Neverland on Oct 16, 2015

Solzhenitsyn Mourned Bastille Day. So Should All Christians

The French Revolution invented radical nationalism and socialism, and launched the first modern genocide, aimed at Christians. Tuesday, July 14 probably passes without much fanfare in your home, but the date, Bastille Day, marks the beginning o...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jul 14, 2015

EDMUND BURKE – THE FATHER OF MODERN CONSERVATISM

Born in Dublin, Ireland, on January 12, 1729, Edmund Burke was the son of a Protestant lawyer and a Catholic mother. He was educated in the faith of his father and remained throughout his life as a practicing Anglican. After attending the school of t...

The Illuminati and the French Revolution

In 1770, Mayer Amschel Rothschild drew up plans for the creation of The Illuminati and entrusted Adam Weishaupt with its organisation. Weishaupt (was a Jew who pretended to be a Roman Catholic) completed his work four years later and developed p...
by Summer in December on Jan 2, 2015

The Marseillaise (1938) Scene

La MarseillaiseLa Marseillaise is a (1938) film about the early part of the French Revolution. The film was directed by Jean Renoir. La Marseillaise is shown from the eyes of the citizens of Marseille,counts in German ex...
by Film trailers World on Oct 11, 2014

La Revolución Francesa (Serie de videos)

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by SS-CCSS on Sep 29, 2014

Eric Holder: Domestic Terrorism Executive Committee Created To Combat ‘Homegrown’ Terrorists

Occasionally when I hear/see the word “Committee” used in reference to an ad hoc, high-level governmental entity, my thoughts drift to another time and place I’ve read about in the history books. 1793 France. And the Comité De Salut Public (Co...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 3, 2014

Eiffel Tower turns 125 years

One of the most famous monuments in the world today celebrates 125 years. It was named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, the owner of the company who designed and built the target, Eiffel & Co, for the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1889. At t...
by We Know Travel on Mar 31, 2014

The Revolution with No Name

When it seemed to some at the end of the Cold War that we had also reached the end of history, more than ever, every act of rebellion and revolution seemed cause to celebrate an elevated human spirit. After a long winter of merely staving off an enem...
by the sad red earth on Mar 11, 2014

Weekend Reading Roundup v. 242

This weekend in the reading roundup: 'The Dying Days of Vinyl in Raggae's Capital' by Saxon Baird at guernicamag.com 'Ah, Ça Ira, Ça Ira! Iconographies of the French Revolution' by Antoine Bousquet at thedisorderofthings.com 'The Territorial Integr...
by Chasing Dragons on Mar 2, 2014

Inspirational Words of Encouragement to Inspire Your Life – Thomas Carlyle Quotes

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to understood ~ Thomas Carlyle Quotes [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]...
by Inspiring Quotes on Feb 7, 2014

Kanye’s Interview With Sway In The Morning

Kanye stopped by Sway In The Morning to talk about many things with Sway, and also turned into a very infamous video/interview now because of how heated it came to […]...
by Spaced Out Magazine on Nov 27, 2013

Can There Ever Be A French Revolution In The United States?

This post is dedicated to the folks who can afford a value meal at a fast-food joint, especially the dollar menu. It’s always heart-breaking [or is it heart-warming?] to know that no matter how good or poorly the economy may be doing, we will a...
by Doable Finance on Jul 23, 2013

Vive la France! Pétanque & Pastries Perfect a Brooklyn Bastille Day Bash

In honor of Bastille Day, which is known in France as La Fête Nationale, we're listing five of our favorite French-born celebrities, along with five others with French connections. From Paris native David Guetta to always-in-Paris  Mr. Rispo ha...

Father Rutler: The Spiritual Contest of Our Time

A weekly column by Father George Rutler. Winston Churchill said that history would treat him well since he intended to write it. Events are generally seen through the lens of the victors. That has long been the case with the French Revolution.
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jul 13, 2013

French Revolution - Coup of 18 Brumaire and "The Revolution Is Over"

Napoleon in the Council of 500The Directory’s unpopularity began spilling over while Napoleon was struggling in Egypt. He knew much of what was occurring, but he did not know all. Because of this, when Napoleon disembarked in October, 1799, he bega...
by Clio's Lessons on Jun 21, 2013

French Revolution - French Findings In Egypt

Though Napoleon’s Egyptian adventure was a failure militarily, it was most certainly a success in other ways. Propagandistically, Egypt made Napoleon the next emotional choice to rule the Revolution. As previously illustrated, Napoleon, already a h...
by Clio's Lessons on Jun 14, 2013


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