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Revolutions, Political and Social

Based on the clue, can you name these historical revolutions?
Last updated: September 17, 2018
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Clue
Revolution
Revolution that prominently featured guillotines
French
Yankees vs. Redcoats
American
The invention of steam power and factories
Industrial
Overthrow of the shah in 1979
Iranian
Replacement of analog technology
Digital
The collective name of two revolutions that overthrew the tsar in 1917
Russian
The second of these two revolutions, led by Vladimir Lenin
October / Bolshevik
How Castro came to power
Cuban
Loosening of mores brought about by the birth control pill
Sexual
Mao's effort to purge bourgeois elements and uproot traditional Chinese values
Cultural
What brought William & Mary to power in England
Glorious
The beginning of crop production about 10,000 years ago
Agricultural / Neolithic
Shift to a heliocentric model of the solar system
Copernican
Revolution that increased crop yields in developing countries
Green
2004 Democracy movement in Ukraine
Orange
Revolution against France led by Toussaint L'Ouverture
Haitian
Overthrow of Communism in Czechoslovakia (hint: a type of fabric)
Velvet
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level 58
Aug 17, 2013
Great idea for a quiz!
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level 75
Sep 6, 2013
Agree. Revolutions, political or otherwise.
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level 69
Sep 6, 2013
I'm looking forward to miracles, including washday.
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level 56
Sep 6, 2013
In the sexual revolution question I think instead of "mores" its supposed to say morals, thats at least how I read it to make sense of it.
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level 74
Sep 6, 2013
Look up the word mores and it should make more sense to you. Even though personally I think the birth control pill is given too much credit for what was happening at this time. Condoms had been around for ages and the pull out method forever, both working only slightly less well. And while, yes, the pill put reproductive control into the hands of women for once, there were many other social, cultural, political and technological shifts occurring that did more for changing sexual mores than oral contraceptives.
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level 69
Aug 20, 2018
Um, both the condom & the pull-out method were solely up to the man. The Pill was the first thing that put reproductive control SOLELY in the woman's hands, and for that, it is properly recognized as revolutionary. It's kind of weird to me that you didn't even think of the control issue…
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level 74
Dec 6, 2018
It's kind of weird to me that you think I didn't even think of that. I brought it up in my comment. How is me mentioning it specifically mean that I didn't even think of it?
But, as I said, "revolutionary" as the control issue may have been in that one small aspect, there were still many, many other factors in play. Just look up the Wikipedia page on the subject it's far too much to even get into here. Feminism, pornography, abortion, the drug culture and hippy/free love movement, Kinsey, changing demographics after WW2, effective antibiotics against syphilis, Freud, Sanger, Reed, de Beauvoir, Steinem, Plath, Hefner, Joplin, etc etc etc Pinning the entire movement on one development that took place 40 years after it started seems to me to be missing the big picture. Plus the large majority of the strong, independent, sexually open women I know do not even use oral contraceptives, and might still take offense if someone stated they weren't in control of their own bodies.
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level 74
Dec 6, 2018
and it's not like it was just women having this revolution, either. The prevailing culture was changing.
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level 74
Dec 7, 2018
Much of that may be true, but I was a teenager when the pill became mainstream and it made an immediate impact. Illegal abortions put women's lives at risk, condoms weren't as effective and required proper use, something teenage boys didn't always do.The pullout method had to be done correctly to be as effective, and again, there could be no allowance for mistakes made in the "heat of the moment". Girls had the burden to bear (literally) if a pregnancy occurred, and their future hopes were usually over since many careers were difficult for women to achieve and nearly impossible if one was married or had dependents. Once the pill was made available, girls and women had much less fear of unplanned pregnancies. Women had already proved they could work at many jobs during WWII, the pill gave them a better opportunity to continue to do so. That was years before the free love movement, though it may have helped it. There are several non-oral contraceptives available now your friends can use.
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level 74
Dec 7, 2018
I'm not arguing that it didn't have an impact. I'm saying that to credit it with being the catalyst of the "Sexual Revolution"- which started 40 years prior and had many different important cultural, technological, and social changes driving it- is wrong.
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level 59
Jul 30, 2018
Poor Copernicus.
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level 79
Aug 19, 2018
Oh and I got so close! Just didn't know how to make that adjective, wrote "Copernician" and then thought I was wrong.
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level 67
Aug 21, 2018
First nine are dead easy. The next eight on the other hand....... I got 2 and I think I typed every remotely plausible answer for the Chinese one, bar the correct answer (and any type ins). The others I hadn't a clue on.
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level 28
Dec 8, 2018
I messed up the cuban one, mostly cause I thought it was too obvious
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level 80
Aug 22, 2018
The English revolution you mentioned is also known as the Bloodless Revolution.
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level 75
Aug 22, 2018
I don't know British history very well, but that's what I guessed.
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level 74
Dec 6, 2018
Never heard of the Copernican Revolution. You should accept On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres as an alternate answer for that one ;)
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level 58
Dec 6, 2018
No, it's a well-known term. His book title refers do the other, more literal meaning of revolution.
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level 57
Dec 6, 2018
Note the winking face....
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level 78
Dec 6, 2018
Why does the Czechoslovakian revolution need a hint? This whole website is devoted to quizzes. People aren't going to mind if one question is a little bit too hard.
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level 74
Dec 6, 2018
"People aren't going to mind if one question is a little bit too hard."

I would say "You must be new here," but you're Level 78, so . . . I guess you don't read the comments much?
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level 57
Dec 6, 2018
If it helps, don't even think of fabric when I hear "velvet." I think of cake. Num num.
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level 43
Dec 6, 2018
I agree with you, but have you read the comments on these quizzes? Any answers people can't get, they will complain about!
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level 74
Dec 6, 2018
I would throw out that Scientific Revolution should also be accepted. I tried everything but the answer, Never heard of that term combined with Revolution. I've heard it combined with model, astronomy, theory but never revolution. From the opening paragraph Wikipedia article on the Scientific Revolution "... The Scientific Revolution took place in Europe towards the end of the Renaissance period and continued through the late 18th century, influencing the intellectual social movement known as the Enlightenment. While its dates are debated, the publication in 1543 of Nicolaus Copernicus's De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres) is often cited as marking the beginning of the Scientific Revolution."
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level 58
Dec 6, 2018
Other ideas: Darwinian, Einsteinian, Scientific, Arab Spring, Intifada, Mexican (1910), etc.
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level 57
Dec 6, 2018
Carnation
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level 59
Dec 7, 2018
Apparently William of Orange rebelled in Ukraine.