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FRENCH REVOLUTION
French democracy begins with a revolution started by the BOURGEOISIE.
BOURGEOISIE
middle class
after ____ YEARS WAR, the power of the ______ grew.
100. Kings.
Under __________ (1461-83)France is a strong nation with an ______________ goverment.
Louis XI. AUTOCRATIC.
The Old Regime
gov't of france before the revolution.
LOUIS XIII and CARDINAL RICHELIEU.
create an ABSOLUTE MONARCHY based on DIVINE RIGHT.
LOUIS XIV
King at age 4, he and CARDINAL MAZERIN further strenghten the power of the king. known as the "sun king" France becomes world power, but devolops many internal problems.
Causes for the french revolution
political; socal; economic; govermental structure.
1789
food roits in paris. King pressured into calling the general estates.
JACOBINS
a small radical group that took contol of the country.
DIRECTORY
a new goverment that comes to power. [not effective]
Napoleon
over throws the Directory and becomes first consol. First emperor. defeats 7 coalitionsof european armies. CONTROLS MOST OF EUROPE.
Napoleon's motto
LIBERTY, EQUALITY, AND FRATERNITY.
Continental System
issues an ORDERS IN COUNCIL that declares Britain will capture any ship trading with europe.
INVASION OF RUSSIA
Napoleon invaded Russia. Russians invent a policy called SCORCHED EARTH.
BATTLE OF NATIONS
Napoleon is defeated on 3-31-1814 and exiled to ELBA.
WATERLOO
Napoleon was defeated by the DUKE OF WELLINGTON and exiled to ST. HELENA.
Napoleon dies on
1821
Some think he was
Posioned
THE
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