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Post-French Revolution Theories of Government

Summary: Comparing Edmund Burke and Emmanuel Sieyés's ideas of governing France after the French Revolution.
After the French Revolution, the nation of France wanted to take on a different type of governing. There were those who wanted to go back to the feudal system that was in place before and those who wanted a limited monarchy with a constitution. Edmund Burke and Emmanuel Sieyés were writers who had strong opinions on the both sides of the scale. Sieyés believed in the Third Estate, and believed that they could run a better nation, where as Burke said that the nobility or the Second Estate was the only people that could do that job. But as we can see Sieyés view was the one that thrived in the end.

Sieyés believed that the nobility was rewarded for little to no work, and he was right. As he said, " In setting aside any function whatsoever to serve as an...

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