The direction of Egypt to democracy has been callous and incessantly challenging on the countrys cultural, socio-economic and political institutions and constantly affects the country with the present uprising and rebellion for democratic governance that is open. The rationale behind this research paper will be to demonstrate the understanding of how politics and cultures affect Egypt; hence, ultimately affecting social change in the Egyptian culture.
Images of historic land and society based on a strong history are evoked by the sheer mention of Egypt that was a mystery until the early Nineteenth Century. In antiquity, Egypt was known for pharaohs, its splendor, the pyramids and the great sphinx. Beyond the elegance, Egypt was also identified for improvements in hieroglyphic writing and success in architecture, art and farming. The source of the thriving of the ancient empire in Egypt was agriculture and the River Nile (Osman, 2011).
According to Herodotus, a traditional Greek historian, Egypt was described as a “gift of the Nile” in ancient times. With receding cycles and torrent floods, the River Nile was the life of the dell. Egypt was among the most fertile agricultural regions in the world, sustaining and nourishing the land for many years (Osman, 2011). Compared to the generosity of the River Nile and how nature suited the Egyptians, their political history has never been generous.
In July 1798, as part of the Ottoman Empire, Napoleon Bonaparte led his French men to an expedition in Egypt. This altercation led to the European Extension in Egypt. In the year 1801, resistance surfaced in Cairo, the “Anglo-Ottoman” force recuperated control. Uprisings and rebellion in Cairo strained the Ottoman government to name Muhammad Ali as the governor. From the year1805 to the year1848, Muhammad reorganized and