What Are Some Common Causes of Revolution in History?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 10:00:41 PM ET
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Revolutions are major turning points in history and regardless of where they occur, some common factors are present. These causes include a great divide between the social classes, a crisis which negatively impacts the masses, increasing unhappiness or loss of faith in the government or ruling power and the desire for equality and ideals and philosophies which provide a common rallying ground for the unhappy class.