Revolutions

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen sure seemed to imply that men were born free and equal in rights. In fact, it explicitly said so.

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Wherein we find out what everyone thought about everyone else.

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The French colony of Saint-Domingue was the single most lucrative colony in the New World.

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One last look back at the pile of severed heads.

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Napoleon conquered Europe. Then he got beat and the Bourbons came back.

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After coming to power in 1799, First Consul Bonaparte achieved many of the Revolution's dreams and healed many of its open wounds. So he declared himself Emperor in 1804.

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And his name is Napoleon Bonaparte.

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When the War of the Second Coalition got off to a terrible start for the French, the Triumvirate that had been running the Directory since 1797 was overthrown.

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While Bonaparte was off trying to conquer Egypt, the rest of Europe mobilized against France.

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