American Civil War Reference Library: Cumulative Index by Kevin Hillstrom, Lawrence W. Baker

By Kevin Hillstrom, Lawrence W. Baker

Indexes the volumes (Almanac, Biographies, and first assets) within the "American Civil conflict Reference Library."

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But a coup d’etat does not necessarily equal a revolution. ”11 Before most coups can succeed, however, several circumstances must generally be in place. For example, the targeted government must be weak domestically and seemingly unable to defend itself from a domestic assault. This weakness is often what convinces would-be revolutionaries to strike in the Revolutions: An Introduction first place, since few radicals would risk losing everything in a coup against a strong government with the capacity to respond to defend itself.

New York: Hill and Wang, 1967. Rienow, Robert. Introduction to Government, 2nd Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. Sabine, George H. A History of Political Theory. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1961. Skocpol, Theda. States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia, and China. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979. 31 Part II: The Revolutions Chapter 2: The American Revolution Chapter 3: The French Revolution Chapter 4: The Nineteenth-Century Revolutions Chapter 5: The Mexican Revolution Chapter 6: The Russian Revolution Chapter 7: The Chinese Revolution Chapter 8: The Iranian Revolution Chapter 9: Epilogue: The Future of Revolution 2 The American Revolution Levi Preston served during the American Revolution as a Minuteman from Massachusetts, a militia recruit who promised to take up arms against the British at a minute’s notice.

It was this fact alone that angered the colonists. While the colonies were accustomed to British acts that regulated their trade (even though most such acts were never enforced uniformly by British authorities), they understood the Sugar Act for what it was— a tax on the colonies to generate revenue for the Crown. Another aspect of the Sugar Act that infuriated colonists was that it allowed James Otis H e is little known today, but James Otis paved the way for that very American expression: No taxation without representation.

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