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  • French Revolution 3rd Estate

    The French Revolution started in 1789 when the Third Estate (the commoners) of France revolted against the government. They were unhappy that they had to pay disproportionately high taxes, and were underrepresented in the voting of the Estates General (the governing body). As the Third Estate learned of the ideas of the Enlightenment, they became the leaders of the French Revolution. The common folk owned much more land than the First Estate (the Church) and the Second Estate (the Nobles),…

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  • French Revolution: Weaknesses Of The Old Regime

    on wealth, status, and occupation before the French Revolution old regime – the political and social system of France in the 18th century before the Revolution republic – a government in which power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch émigré - a person who fled from France due to opposition to or fear of the French Revolution (referred to royalist refugees in the French Revolution) sans-culottes – the common…

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  • Mistakes And Misjudgements By Louis XVI Assess The Fall Of Absolute Monarchy Analysis

    the commander in chief of the Austro-Prussian armies and said that it would restore the liberty to the king and his family, protect France and set Paris free among other things. It was intended to help the monarchy but had the opposite effect. The French were furious by the foreign intervention and cause many people who were once pro-monarchy to turn against it. A reason the war was to blame for the downfall of the monarchy was because the Brunswick manifesto caused the mayor of Paris to go to…

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  • Similarities Between France And Madagascar

    in order to supplement the existing exports of rice and cassava. When the French arrived and took control, they did wide-scale deforestations as trees are cleared to plant cane, cotton and coffee beans. The French took over the most fertile land and locals work for them in slave-like conditions. Railways were introduced, roads were improved and the overall appeal and look of the cities in Madagascar changed since the French had done some different changes to it. France and Madagascar’s economy…

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  • Marie Antoinette Speech Analysis

    death of the Queen and the passing of an era in Europe. The Queen of France was put of trial before the Revolutionary Tribunal and guillotined in 1793 on counts of plotting against the Republic. Burke thought very highly of the dauphine, however he had a stronger opinion on what she represented. Edmund Burke saw the French Revolution as a violent rebellion against tradition and proper authority, not as movement towards a representative, constitutional democracy. Burke argued that the new…

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  • French Second Estates

    of European history, the French Revolution was an important sequence of events that changed world history with its ideas and outcomes. Before the commencement of the French Revolution, France was in a period called the Old Regime, which was an absolute monarchy ruled by Louis XIV ("The Old Regime in France: Absolute Monarchy."). Traditionally, in the Old Regime, society was broken down into three estates; the clergy (first), the nobility (second), and everyone else (third). The first and second…

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  • Compare And Contrast The American Revolution And French Revolution

    The Feeling of Progress: The Revolutions That Impacted Humanity Amidst many recurring conflicts within powerful nations, two revolutions particularly influenced the changes in Latin and European societies. The Venezuelan and French Revolution occurred in a time of instability, during the early nineteenth and late eighteenth centuries. These revolutions both impacted the social, political, and economic efforts of the countries, which led to the participation of many people. However, the people…

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  • Political Economic And Social Outcomes Of The French Revolution

    situations. The first stage of the French Revolution used the ideas of Montesquieu, Locke, Voltaire,…

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  • Similarities Between American Revolution And French Revolution

    The American Revolution and the French Revolution were very large events that shaped their own countries and affected the whole world. Being only eight years apart from the signing of the Treaty of Paris (which officially ended the American Revolution) in 1783, to the start of the French Revolution in 1789, they are very much integrated with each other. There are many similarities between these events, and just as many differences. As the causes and effects of these events are explored, it…

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  • Social And Political Impacts Of The French Revolution

    The French Revolution was an uprising in France that resulted in the establishment of France as a republic. It began in 1789 and lasted until 1799. The revolution had major social and political impacts on France. There were many causes of the French Revolution. Some of these causes include debt and taxes, changes in culture, and an ineffective leader. Due to France’s major debt, the king had to raise the taxes. The commoners of France were forced to pay the majority of these taxes, while the…

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