Another Frightening Similarity between French History and Modern America: The Paris Commune — Market Mad House

Recent American history offers some frightening parallels with one of the most disturbing incidents in French history, the Paris Commune of 1871.

The Paris Commune was a chaotic revolutionary regime that ended in a bloodbath. Frighteningly, the behavior of the Commune revolutionaries mirrors the behavior of recent American radicals.

For example, the Commune’s leaders had a debate about abolishing the police, shades of…

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Daniel G. Jennings

Daniel G. Jennings

Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.

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