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    Mary Antoinette “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche,” (Let them eat cake.) You might have heard of this phrase supposedly said by Marie Antoinette, but of course nobody knows for sure. She might have said this when the french had no bread, but cake was a big expense so she was making fun of them. What exactly made the French Revolution happen? Well Marie Antoinette was one of those people who really started the revolution, but i'm afraid on the bad side. Marie Antoinette was an Austrian princess who…

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    Josepha Joanna on November 2, 1755, in Vienna, Austria. Marie Antoinette played a huge role in the French Revolution. She was the wife of King Louis XVI, and she effected the French people by taking advantage of Louis XVI, by getting whatever she wanted. There is a popular unrest on the fact that she has been spending too much money on fine clothing, entertainment, and other lavish items. However, it is these hobbies that help Marie Antoinette get through everyday and retreat from all the…

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    Sofia Coppola’s 2006 film Marie Antoinette has been at the center of movie critic controversy since its release. It has been regarded as stylistically beautiful and fun to watch, while also accused of being devoid of any historical significance. While the film nods its head to popular culture, it does follow the life of the Austrian Archduchess turned French Queen Marie Antoinette. The film opens as Marie Antoinette begins her journey to France to meet her future husband, Louis Auguste (Louis…

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    extent does Marie Antoinette deserve the negative image that has been created about her by traditional Historians?” Marie Antoinette has gone down in history as the coldhearted queen of France who said "Let them eat cake!" while the peasants starved and a few other things that contribute to her bad reputation. However, there is no proof that Marie Antoinette said and did some of those things and therefore she does not deserve the negative image that traditional historians have created. Marie…

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    What is your mother like? Is she strict? Would she give up anything to keep you safe? Well, like most mothers, Marie Antoinette tried her best to be there for her child. But, she also had to deal with the pressures of being a queen. I believe that, for the most part, Marie Antoinette was a pretty decent mother. Even though there were hardships for her getting pregnant, she continuously tried to get pregnant which shows her desire to have a baby. Secondly, even after her first child, Louis Joseph…

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    classes. Marie Antoinette's life and death had much influence on these events. Her marriage to King Louis was unpopular among the French, and her expenditures that led France further into the black eventually resulted in her murder by the people whom were damaged most by her extravagant life. (Bienvenu 1) The arranged marriage between an Austrian archduchess and a French heir was meant to solidify an alliance, but it may very well have caused a revolution; one of the deadliest of all time.…

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    of the French revolution was a terrible time for Marie Antoinette and her family. Just before the events of the French revolution began, Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI lost their son, Louis Joseph, to tuberculosis at age seven. The prince’s death added immeasurable grief to the lives of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI before the revolution began. As quoted by Munro Price: “Although the boy had been ill for some time, Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were devastated by his loss. As this political…

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    Marie Antionette 's full name was Maria Antonia Josepha Joanna. She was born November 2, 1755, in Vienna, Austria. Her parents were Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and Maria Theresa, empress of Austria. When Marie was young she lived a happy and carefree life. (“Marie Antoinette”). Her education mainly focused on religious and moral principles as well as music, embroidery, painting, and tapestry. Marie 's reading and writing skills were poor and she did not study academic subjects. She spent most…

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    Marie Antoinette was the Austrian queen of France in the mid-late 1700’s. She was married off to the king of France’s son at fourteen years of age and was executed for treason along with her husband Louis the XVI of France in 1793, late in the French Revolution. She lived the rich and extravagant life of a queen, which makes sense since she was one. Her careless spending during a time when food and resources in France were scarce, along with false accusations, were reasons for her execution.…

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    Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigée Lebrun was a painter, she made historic paintings and were sought after her work especially from women, she was a favorite artist of aristocratic patrons throughout Europe at the end of the eighteenth century including Marie Antoinette, and had a predominant sense of style and skill in her painting’s. The spark of her passion started at a young age with the art’s. She proved that she was somewhat of a prodigy with her talents. In her teen years, her fame inclined,…

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