Revolutions and rebellions that shaped world history
Uprisings that proved cataclysmic
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History has witnessed numerous revolutions, popular revolts against governments that sought to overturn political, social, and economic oppression, and political incompetence. Some of these uprisings proved positively cataclysmic resulting in centuries-old monarchies being abolished, for example, or entirely new nations being created. One insurgency even managed to rid a country of slavery. So, what are the most important revolutions that shaped world history?
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