Class 9, The French Revolution
Solutions of CBSE (NCERT) History Textbook
- The French Revolution put an end to the arbitrary rule and developed the idea of People’s Republic in Europe and subsequently in other parts of the world.
- It inspired the people throughout the world with the ideals of freedom and liberty which subsequently formed the basis of the national sovereignty.
- The French Revolution preached the concept of equal rights for all the citizens, which subsequently became the concept of equality before law for all people.
- It spread the idea of human fraternity which is one of the chief attributes for promoting the ideals of love, unity and co-operation among the different sections of the society.
- The French Revolution gave the term ‘Nation’ its modern meaning and promoted the concept of ‘nationalist’ which inspired the people in Poland, Germany, Netherlands and Italy to establish Nation-States in their countries.
- The French Revolution had a great salutary effect on the ruling monarchs who took several measures to ensure people’s welfare introducing many reforms.
- Right to Equality
- Right to Freedom.
- Cultural and Educational Right
- Right to Religious Freedom
- Right against Exploitation
- Right to Constitutional Remedies.
- Right to Equality - The Right to Equality has its origin in the French Revolution. Equality was one of the main principles of the French Revolution, which led to special rights and privileges of the common classes and established political, economic and social equality.
- Right to Liberty or Freedom - The origin of this right can also be traced to the French Revolution. The Declaration of Rights of Man laid emphasis on the personal liberty and right of the common peoples.
- Inspiring the Spirit of Democracy - The French Revolution inspired the spirit of democracy which ensured all other rights which we enjoy today. It stressed on the principle that the government should not be only for the people but also by the people.
- Encouraging the Spirit of Fraternity - By breaking all shackles of high and low the French Revolution helped in the growth of the spirit of Fraternity and Social Welfare.
Mention some role (importance) of Napoleon in the history of France.
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