The American Revolution
1. When and for what reason(s) do both men argue a society is justified in overthrowing its government and establishing a new one? When, do they argue, it is inappropriate or not necessary to overthrow a government and establish a new one?
2.Why did the attempt to create a constitutional monarchy in the first phase of the French Revolution fail? As the revolution continued, what followed this failed attempt to create constitutional monarchy?
3.How did the role of religion (or Church as an institution) and class differ between the French Revolution and the American Revolution?
4. Explain the political and cultural significance of nationalism in nineteenth century Europe (post-Napoleonic Wars).