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"The first clear expression of nationalism came with the 'French Revolution' in 1789." Examine the statement. - Social Science

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"The first clear expression of nationalism came with the 'French Revolution' in 1789." Examine the statement.

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French Revolution led to a change in politics and the constitution of France.

The features of post-revolutionary France in the backdrop of nationalism include:

a. The idea of the fatherland and citizen was created to put stress on a community that enjoyed equal rights under the constitution.

b. The royalty was replaced with a new French flag; the tricolor.

c. The Estates-General was elected by the body of active citizens and given the name of the National Assembly.

d. In the name of a nation; new hymns and songs were composed and oaths were taken.

e. Martyrs were honored.

f. A centralized administrative system was created which designed uniform laws for all citizens.

g. Internal custom duties were repealed.

h. A uniform system of weights and measures was created.

i. Regional dialects were ignored and the French language was promoted as the common language of the nation.

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