Louis XVIII of France

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    King Louis IX is a French King that reigned in the 13th century. He became king at a very young age. Louis was raised by a very godly mother. He was a very kind-hearted king. His actions were quite unexpected from a king. He was very Christian and his actions matched both his personality and beliefs. King Louis IX’s life was fully dedicated to God, thus making him a great king (Delmore). Louis was born on April 25, 1215 in the castle of Poissy near Paris. He was crowned king at age twelve, within a month of his father’s death. Since he was very young, he had guidance from his mother for his kingly duties. His mother, Blanche, was determined to raise him for the Kingdom of Heaven, not only the Kingdom of Earth. She taught him to look upon everything…

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    All seemed to be perfect for the young aristocrat. However, when he turned twelve, both his mother and grandmother died within the same month, leaving him orphaned. However, he did become the richest orphan in all of France, perhaps the richest child in the country as well. By the age of fourteen, he was already a musketeer and having marriage plans arranged for him, though he did not wed his wife until he turned 16, and she 14. Before, during, and after the American Revolution, Lafayette…

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    There are many similarities and differences between two paintings Liberty Lead the People by Eugene Delacroix and Execution of the Third of May by Francisco Goya . Both paintings are similar due to the fact that they depict the brutality of war. These paintings were also made during Napoleon's rule in the 1700’s. Liberty Lead the People was made to commemorate the French Revolution. The French Revolution began in the 1780’s and ended in the in the 1790’s. The Liberal Republicans were enraged by…

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    Have you ever wondered about Santa Anna?Well today you will find closure for your curious ways. Antonio López de Santa Anna was born in Xalapa,Veracruz February 21,1794.Santa Anna attended the Military academy at the age of 16.He was an excellent warrior.Skilled at sword fighting and other battle tactics.Santa Anna’s idol was Napoleon Bonaparte.He had pictures of him all over his walls.He designed his armies like the way Napoleon's.He even collected…

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    a government should be run. As well as what freedoms, rights, and protection should be given to people making them equal. With these new concepts floating around, the people of France began to notice some flaws with their government. France had gained a huge debt from funding the American Revolution, the large spendings of Louis XVI, the king of France, and his wife, Marie Antoinette of Austria, and the terrible taxing system. The struggle came with the social classes. Each of the three…

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    The French Monarchy

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    France has a long history of problems, wars, and conflict that have led the country through many regimes including: monarch, empress, republics. To start off I will discuss the French Monarchy and how the end of the Monarch was a direct result of the French revolution. During the 18th century the French government, or King Louis XVI, tried to raise taxes as a direct result of war and court life costs. The French citizens did not like this and thus they revolted which leads to the French…

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    Liberalism that would achieve a more effective path in nation building and unification as the pressing issue of political freedom, and representative democracy took precedence in European politics. Conservatism, defined as a political philosophy emphasizing natural law, hierarchy, and tradition, found a leader in Klemens von Metternich, an Austrian foreign minister and staunch supporter of conservative ways believing kings and nobles should rule. Metternich often worked in preventing the spread…

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    Louis XVI learns that France is on verge of bankruptcy in 1786. The reason France had so much debt is because they funded the American War of Independence, but America never paid them back. In order to try and save the French economy, Louis XV raised taxes. After multiple failed tax reforms, France continued to go deeper into debt. Over half of France’s annual budget went to paying interest of their increasing debt. Another contributing factor to France’s debt is the fact that they have no…

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    The Causes and Impact of the French Revolution America’s triumph over Britain in 1783 ignited the belief that a revolution could spark the necessary economic, social, and political changes that the impoverished masses in France so desired. Famine, disease, and poverty swept through pre-revolutionary France. These factors entwined with the despot political system inflamed a decade long revolution and catapulted France from a feudal society into a dominant world force. The storming of the…

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    French Revolution took place in France from 1789-1799. It was a period of time when the people overthrow the government and took over to create a better leadership for the country. The Mexican Revolution for Independence lasted for 11 years from 1810-1821. It was a bloody battle between the Mexican people and people who were loyal to Spain. The French and the Mexican Revolution are similar in that they both were motivated and inspired by Enlightenment ideas. However, they were different in that…

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