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200 Years of Revolutions and Rebellions, 1770 - 1970
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Revolutions Throughout Time
The above map portrays a selection of major revolutions or revolution attempts that occured in the 200 years following the American Revolution.  Though their causes and outcomes were all different, the revolutions on this map all represent attempts at forcible government overthrows by those  being ruled.

Travel around the world to explore the causes and outcomes of revolutions. This global perspective might shed light on humans’ historic struggle to govern, collaborate, and thrive together.  Revolution has been around as long as people have, changing the way we think, work, worship, and live.   But does revolution always have a definite and identifiable outcome?  Is somebody always the winner, and somebody else the loser? Consider these questions as you explore.