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“The oppressive exploitation of the working class in the wake of Industrial Revolution had jolted the social conscience of England.” Elucidate.

“The oppressive exploitation of the working class in the wake of Industrial Revolution had jolted the social conscience of England.” Elucidate.  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Industrial Revolution is the process of change from an agrarian and handicraft economy to one dominated by industry and machine manufacturing. This process began in Britain in the 18th century and from […]

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“French political writers of the eighteenth century were influenced by Locke and also by the curious contrasts which they perceived between the government of his country and their own.” Comment.

“French political writers of the eighteenth century were influenced by Locke and also by the curious contrasts which they perceived between the government of his country and their own.” Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: John Locke was an English political philosopher and physician of 17th century regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers. He is […]

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“The bold knight, Lenin, having rescued the fair maiden of the Revolution from the evil sorcerer, Kerensky, everyone lived happily hereafter.” Comment.

“The bold knight, Lenin, having rescued the fair maiden of the Revolution from the evil sorcerer, Kerensky, everyone lived happily hereafter.” Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Russian Revolution of 1917 had developed two phases: February Revolution and October Revolution. After February Revolution, it was expected that the autocracy of the tsarist system will be replaced by […]

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“France was more fertile than Britain in producing new Socialist theories and movements, though they bore less concrete results in France than in Britain.” Critically examine.

“France was more fertile than Britain in producing new Socialist theories and movements, though they bore less concrete results in France than in Britain.” Critically examine.  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: In late 18th century, due to several reasons like shortcomings of Industrial revolution and inequality prevailing in the society, socialist ideas was spreading in both Britain and France. […]

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Discuss how agrarian crisis accompanied by severe industrial depression triggered the Revolutions of 1848.

Discuss how agrarian crisis accompanied by severe industrial depression triggered the Revolutions of 1848. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Revolutions of 1848 were a series of political upheavals throughout Europe in 1848. They were the largest, most widespread and violent political movements in 19th century Europe. Many historians view that 1848 revolutions in Europe was caused by […]

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