American & French Revolution History
by College Students

Mangled Moments of History


[World history as told by college students - mangled moments of civilization from Term Papers and Exams...]

Along came a man named Robisieu Thermidorean who saved the people. The revolution evolved through monarchial, republican, and tolarian phases until Napolean performed a coo in 1799. Napoleon was ill with bladder problems and was very tense and unrestrained. As his power leaked away his body became a symbol. He was later troubled by Spanish gorillas, who formed a sore in his side.

Americans, of course, wanted no involvement in the French and Indian War because they did not want to fight in India. This led to the Stamp Act, where no stamps could be issued unless they bore the American mascot.

Another final straw in the camel’s pack was when Britan tried to bar colonists from crossing the Appelation Mountains. Many Colonists became convicted patriots after reading Horse Sense by the escaped Englishman Thomas Pain.

Another problem was that France was full of French people. Dickens made this point in The Tail of Two Sisters, which he required us to read.

France was in a very serious state. Taxation was a great drain on the state budget.

Napoleon fertilized all his life. His only son died by a sphere.

Revolters demanded liberty, equality and fraternities. Fraternity breeded pride in the nation and therefore thicker political boundaries. Victims of the terror were rolled to the gilotine in tumblers, an unpleasant thing for all involved. Many of these unfortunate people became known as Emma Grays.

Tea formed a large surplice. The Boston Tea Party was held at Pearl Harbor. The Quebec Act was an Intolerable Act because it would have required Americans to learn French in school.

The American colonists lived on a continent and England was an island. Thus the Americans wanted independence.

The Americans had to mustard an army. Benjamin Franklin, already famous as inventor of the light bulb, persuaded French King George III to help the USA. The use of Haitian troups by the British violated the rites of Englishmen everywhere.

The British defeated the French from 1793 to 1815, but at gastronomic cost.

The French Revolution was like a tractor. It gave people the understanding that you need change in order to make tracks in the world. The Third Estate was locked out of its motel and had to do its business on a tennis court. This led to the Tennis Court Oath. This act of small deviance was the fuse that led to the explosion that blew up the government.

Yorktown was sight of Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Washington defeated the Allies at Gettysberg. He was the first and only president to be elected anonymously by the Electoral College. Thomas Jefferson was president, founder of the University of Virginia, and author of the Decoration of Independence.



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History is written by the victors. - Niccolo Machiavelli

History develops, art stands still. - E.M. Forster

Well-behaved women never make history. - Maria Shriver

History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins

College is a refuge from hasty judgment. - Robert Frost

There is no reason to repeat bad history. - Eleanor Holmes Norton

Revolutions are the locomotives of history. - Karl Marx

That great dust-heap called 'history'. - Augustine Birrell

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow

If you think you have it tough, read history books. - Bill Maher

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. - Winston Churchill

I've won at every level, except college and pro. - Shaquille O'Neal

We are not makers of history. We are made by history. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

History repeats itself; historians repeat one another. - Rupert Brooke

A sweating ovary or a sick prostate explains most history. - Martin H. Fischer

Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. - Edmund Burke

I'm just the smallest dot in a big map of human history. - Ben Casnocha

Study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. - Winston Churchill

Nowadays the clinical history too often weighs more than the man. - Martin H. Fischer

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul. - Lord Acton

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition. - Henry James

I love hockey because of the respect for history and for the game itself. - George Vecsey

College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage. - George Gobel

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. - H G Wells

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice! - Dwight D Eisenhower

If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college. - Sargent Shriver

I can't understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. - George Burns

In the whole history of technology it would be difficult to find a greater single advance than this. - L.T.C. Rolt

If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us. - Unknown

Madam, you're making history, in fact, you're making me, and I wish you'd keep my hands to yourself. - Groucho Marx

A doctor who cannot take a good history and a patient who cannot give one are in danger of giving and receiving bad treatment. - Unknown

I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at four in the afternoon, I'd be a college graduate today. - George Foreman

I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. - Robert Frost

Hillary Clinton was the worst Secretary of State in the history of the country. The world came apart under her reign as Secretary of State. - Donald Trump

He's ... probably the greatest corporate leader in the history of a major company... Somebody like that would be absolutely incredible. - Donald Trump

I was thrown out of college during my freshman year, for cheating on my metaphysics final - I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me. - Woody Allen

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell


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23-Feb-2019