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    Marie Antoinette Monarchy

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    This shows how Marie Antoinette embodies the negative aspects of the French monarchy in so many ways. She is a perfect example of a bad ruler. Even though she is only the Queen she still has expectations and high morals to uphold in which she did not exemplify during her reign. While the people of her country were busy struggling for food, she was out spending all the money they already required them to pay for taxes, even though they had close to no money at all. The Affair of the Diamond Necklace was significant because it was “implied that the Queen had participated in a crime to defraud the crown jewelers of the cost of a very expensive diamond necklace and this led to the French populace’s disillusionment with the monarchy, which, among…

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    According to Brainy Quote (2015), Marie Antoinette said, “’No one understands my ills, nor the terror that fills my breast, who does not know the heart of a mother’”. This quote conveys the end of her lifetime and the struggles she combatted. Now, flashing back to the beginning of her time and taking a journey through the life of Marie Antoinette. This fine young lady experienced an eventful childhood, time as the Queen of France, and had a tragic end to her life. The royal Marie Antoinette,…

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    Marie Antoinette, a name synonymous with extravagance and luxury, yet also with massive debt. The former Princess of Austria become Queen of France, was famously known to her subjects as Madame Deficit for her lavish lifestyle and wasteful spending. Her depiction in the movie Marie Antoinette is one of many varying portrayals of The Queen of France and analyzed through the overall summary of the film, the setting, and the accuracy of the information. To begin, the overall summary of Marie…

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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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    MARIE ANTOINETTE'S LEGACY: Being mistreated, never really loved, verbally abused… this was Marie Antoinette 's daily life. Marie was constantly verbally abused by none other than her mother Maria Teresa, she would constantly be chastised whether it be due to her unconsummated marriage or because of her “incompetence” as she would say. Marie was mistreated all throughout her life even as the Louie’s bewedded, mostly by king Louie the 15 body wise. To top it all off Marie was…

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    Marie Antoinette the Movie: Accurate or Not? The Hollywood rendition of the life of Marie Antoinette was not historically accurate. The minor details and the major plot supporters were embellished for entertainment reasons causing the viewer to lose sight of the importance of her in the French Revolution. Although Marie Antoinette was visually attractive and fascinating to the eye, it was not accurate due to the addition and loss of certain aspects of her life. Considering Marie Antoinette was…

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    Mercenary Marie Antoinette: Authenticating the Queen of France’s Characteristics French women living in the 18th century lived a stereotypical life, lacking freedom and performing tasks to embetter their households and family. Parents who had a monarchical status married their daughters off at a young age to improve their relations with a specific country. As the French continued to grow and increase political power, Austrians sought to enhance their relationship with the growing country to…

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    don't think anyone would like that. Unfortunately, all of these thing happened to Marie Antoinette, the daughter of the empress of Austria, Maria Theresa and the wife of Louis XVI. Her overall legacy was powerfully symbolic because it represented everything that was wrong with a monarchy and the people around her. Many people described her to have a childish behavior and the people around her were perceived as disloyal and self-interested. First of all, Marie Antoinette’s life was nowhere…

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    Marie Antoinette was born on November 2, 1755 in Vienna, Austria. She was the youngest daughter of King Francis I and Queen Marie Theresa of Austria. Though she was of noble birth and blood, Antoinette was not well educated with the exception of piano. She loved to play the harp but was considered by her tutors hard to educate. When she was nine years old, Antoinette lost her father. At the age of fourteen, Marie Antoinette was betrothed to Louis XVI of France where she reigned as the Queen of…

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    to spend more than “two times her yearly allowance” on her closet (Rhone). Marie Antoinette had developed the nickname “Madame Deficits” which attributes to her a lavish lifestyle (Rhone). Aristocrats had given her the nickname because they wanted to place the blame of France’s debt on Marie rather than make it well known that they pay little to no taxes (Covington). The aristocrats had easily placed the blame on her because she stood out, not only because she was a queen, but also because of…

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