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The French Revolution of 1789 C.E was a watershed moment in world history. The revolution swayed the socio-economic and political life of France and had a profound impact on the rest of the world. Explain.

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society.

2. The French Revolution of 1789 C.E was a watershed moment in world history. The revolution swayed the socio-economic and political life of France and had a profound impact on the rest of the world. Explain. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Easy

Reference: Insights on India

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2023 Secure timetable.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the impact of French Revolution on France and rest of the world.

Directive word: 

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the context. You must be defining key terms wherever appropriate and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Give the context of French Revolution of 1789 as a total revolution.

Body:

First, write about the impact of the revolution on France – Political, Economic and Social impacts in detail are to be written.

Next, write about the ways in which the revolution impacted the rest of the world in different ways. Mention its impact on India.

Conclusion:

Conclude by writing about the legacy of French revolution.