The Great Sejm

Committee Introduction


Topic A:

This committee will debate the proceedings of the Great Sejm, as known as the Four-Year-Sejm, that took place in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1788-1792. The main focus of the sejm was its commitment to politically and economically reform the Commonwealth, in attempting to rectify well-established political defects of the federative Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The Great Sejm tackles issues of political equality between nobles and peasants, granting the later greater government protectection. This committee will focus on how a state was able to evolve itself into a more egalitarian and democratic constitutional monarchy during a time in history where political freedom and rights were being redefined across the world.


Topic B:


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