Louis XV of France

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    which includes a king who had expectations of the palace being a support for his country, but the kings that followed brought only the desired luxury to the throne and not the needed care of the budget provided to obey. Understanding the beginnings of the palace, explaining the importance of the palace at its full work production, and laying out the activity of the kings that followed it will become more clear how the activity in the Palace of Versailles caused a collapse in France.…

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    The failure to press the need for reform was ultimately down to the controller generals of finance over the subsequent years which led to a lack of reform. Charles de Calonne who was appointed by Louis XVI in 1783 as controller general of finances recommended across the board taxation as the only way to salvage France’s dire financial situation. Calonne was the only hope for France’s financial situation as the revolution was drawing near. Louis XVI was reluctant in introducing taxes to the First…

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    complex that housed the French government, most notably its royalty, during the reigns of Louis XIV (known as the “Sun King” of France), Louis XV and Louis XVI. Built beside the settlement of Versailles, the Palace of Versailles is located about 10 miles (16 kilometers) southwest of Paris. Before the construction of the palace by Louis XIV, the settlement of Versailles was a small hamlet, but when the revolution it had become much bigger with a population of more than 60,000 people. During this…

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    located in Paris, France and encloses some the most eminent pieces of art ever constructed. Founded in 1792, the Louvre is composed of preeminent works of art including the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, Liberty Leading the People, and The Raft of Medusa. Before the Louvre was founded it served as palace for approximately two centuries. It accommodated many noble figures of France including King Francis I, King Philip II, King Henry II, King Charles IX, King Louis the XIV, and King Louis XIII. In…

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    com/38903-palace-of-versailles-facts-history.html). The original residence was primarily a hunting lodge and private retreat for Louis XIII and his family (http://www.travelandleisure.com). Now you can visit the palace in Paris and see all the beautiful rooms and the history behind the palace. The palace and all the rooms in the palace are so important to the royal family, the treaty is also another important thing in Versailles. First off let's start by asking the questions of who was the…

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    18th century is considered one of my favorite time periods. It is just something about the way the people spoke to one another, the way they wore their hair, and the way they dressed that always caught my eye, especially the women. Madame de Pompadour was the person I have chosen to write about for my research paper. I chose Pompadour because I read a brief summary of her life story seeing that she was born into the 17th century and I happened to like that time period got my full attention.…

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    the king in his inability to deal with declining living conditions were a catalyst that led to the French Revolution. France was the most powerful and populous nation in Europe. In the early 1700s, France had a population around 19 million, about three times that of England, approximately six times that of the United Netherlands, and six times the number of Finns and Swedes ruled by the king of Sweden, but years of royal sovereign royal rule left its economy in chaos. France in the 18th…

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    Louis Xiv Research Paper

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    During the period of 1780 and 1850, France went through many changes, some were for good but many of the changes led to much devastation throughout the country. In 1789, after many lost wars under the leadership of Louis XV, France was in the mist of economic failure. Furthermore, the revolution by Louis XV and the support by the United States helped worsen the financial stability of the country. Prior to Louis XV, under the leadership of Louis XIII the financial system in French was working.…

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    King Louis xvi When it comes to a king what comes to one’s mind? A king is a male ruler of a independent state. A king can inherit the position by right of birth. The people of the state or country can elect a king. In my opinion, a king is somewhat like a president. A king has to make decisions, make laws, and keep everything under control. In this essay I will be discussing King Louis xvi. I will inform you about his early life, his reign, and the role he played in the French Revolution. …

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    Marie Antoinette Essay

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    Marie Antoinette born November 2,1755 was married to Louis Xv. Shortly after in 1744 he died from smallpox disease. A young prince named louis-Auguste was going to take his place, making her the Queen of France. Marie Antoinette was a person they found as majestic and a visible woman and who was very outgoing. She bold who loved extravagant fashion and partying. Marie Antoinette had not managed to take the first step up this particular ladder of power but managed to be able to fulfil the request…

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