Revolutions!

 As European absolute monarchs begin tightening their grip on their countries and colonies, the common people begin to resent their lack of rights. New ways of thinking lead the way for many European countries and colonies to form their own governments and abolish their monarchs.

The French people storm the Bastille in 1789

The French people storm the Bastille in 1789. (unknown, Musée de l’Histoire de France)

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