Topic # 3: The Revolutions of 1848 and their impact on Paris Boulevards

Essay Assignment

Having read the primary source documents, make an argument for or against the success of the 1848 Revolution in France. Your first step, of course, will be to define success for the purpose of your paper. You may define success as order in society, individual freedom, the right to vote, or something else you consider important. Choose only one measure of success and then use the appropriate documents to prove your point.

Primary Sources for this Topic include the following:

Karl Marx’s Journalism

Alexis de Tocqueville’s “Recollections”

Secondary Source Material is to be found in the McKay, Revolutions of 1848

Blog Response – Due November 5