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    that time the National Assembly made most decisions, although Robespierre, a philosopher and lawyer took on the role as a leader. Later on, during 1793 Louis XVI was put on trial and was then found guilty, where he was sentenced to death while Marie Antoinette remained in prison. At the same time a Catholic and royal army rebelled and started to attack against the revolution leading into a civil war. Overtime more and more people were sentenced to death under Robespierre's rule and the rights of…

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    because it was a full costume that required changing into. The next option Kelsey presented was Marie Antoinette. Alyssia contemplated and she thought to herself, "This means I have to wear a fancy dress and change in and out of it. I do not want to do that in the school bathroom." She then remembered in history class the famous Marie Antoinette quote, "Hey kelsey, do you know that quote from Marie Antoinette of "Let them eat cake, [if they don 't have bread]". "Oh right that hilarious quote,…

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    French monarchy was no longer able to adapt to social, political, and economic changes in the country. Nobles and clergymen refused to pay the taxes. Marie Antoinette influenced Louis XVI and he did not do anything to control the monarchy. The continued conspicuous consumption of the noble class, especially the court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette at Versailles, despite the financial burden on the populace. Parisians mobilized, and on July 14 stormed the Bastille…

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    During the French Revolution, many significant events took place. The beheadings of King Louis XVI and his wife Marie Antoinette, along with thousands of their aristocratic followers in 1792, was a pretty significant one because it meant the end of the terrible monarchy that was ruling over France. However, the change in the arts that the Revolution brought was probably the most important of all. From 1789-late 1790s, the people had enough of their country being bankrupt, and desperately…

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    The French Revolution was one of the main events on the world’s modern history. This political event changed France as a nation in the late eighteen centuries and served as an example for other countries. The economic crisis in France was huge, people were literally starving. At that time Louis XVI was ruling, he lived in luxury that afford from public money, his only concern well and he did not care at all about the wellbeing of the citizens of France. The French Republic was proclaimed on…

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    "No body and no individual may exercise authority which does not emanate from the nation expressly..." (Source E). This quote, from the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizens, is one of the many ideas that came after consistent agitation in France before the beginning of the French Evolution. Starting at the roots of King Louis ' unreliable rule and ending in a forceful voice from the third estate, France entered a chain of chronological causes that brought a desperate need for Revolution;…

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    Maximillien Robespierre was born in May 1758 in Arras in north-western France. He soon became a gifted student lawyer and received a scholarship to the best grammar school in Paris. Throughout, his political life he gained the reputation for helping the poorer people by being elected as a representative to the Third Estate in Versailles in 1788. As a result, he developed to become an influential and key role for the duration of the Reign of Terror. In May 1790, Robespierre became the President…

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    Such periods were the revolution, the reign of terror, napoleon, the bourbon restoration and the July revolution. In each time his name was known, and he worked hard to have an effect, yet he is known mostly for the streets named after him. Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette grew up with a name that was a mouthful. He said in his autobiography “It’s not my fault, I was baptized…

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    nothing before. Well, the same exact thing happened to Marie Antoinette. She married Louis XVI when she was 14 years old and was expected to have children immediately. This would have consummated their marriage, which simply means to make official through sex. But they wouldn’t have sex for the next seven years of their marriage. Louis XVI would spend his time hunting and when he was around, he wouldn’t pay much attention to his wife. So Marie Antoinette spent these 7 years doing nothing. She…

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    with limitless heads and bodies. By using these severed body parts, Marie Tussaud created molds of the bodies of those taken by the relentless guillotine and put them on display in her personal wax museum. By recreating the bodies of famous leaders killed through the French Revolution, Marie allowed the public to get a close-up and personal view into the lives of those who were otherwise too famous or too wealthy to be a part of…

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