Compare and contrast the outcomes of the American and French Revolutions, and the Latin American Independence movements. In which ones did governments become more inclusive (ruled with the input of more people)?
How do you account for the differences in outcomes? Why were specific groups of people-slaves, mixed races, Blacks, poor people, women-included or excluded in the various movements and revolutions?
Why was there so much bloodshed in the various efforts to achieve political and social change? In terms of your answer, which revolutions were most/least successful?