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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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    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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    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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    Marie Antoinette was born on November 2,1755 in Vienna, Austria.Marie had a carefree childhood. She learned how to play many instruments for example the harpsichord ,spinet, clariehord and the harp.She had a poor education and had a lot of trouble concentrating.She was blamed for many things and was executed.Many things happened to her and her family during the french revolution.She also was the last queen of France. She was sometimes neglected by her mother which hurt her.Marie received an…

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    The most significant political, economic, and social oppressions that has made the French revolution necessary are bad leadership because King Louis XVI made the government sink into debt, unequal taxes because the peasants were taxed with nobility, church, and government taxes, and lastly enlightenment ideas because the bourgeoisie wanted more freedom. In France around the 1700’s the three estates (Clergy, Nobles, Bourgeoisie/Peasants) faced 3 different kinds of oppression, political, economic,…

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    Another reason that crown was in a huge amount of debt was the frivolous spending of the queen, Marie Antoinette which angered the public as she was living a lavish lifestyle while they were starving. The war could be viewed as another mistake or misjudgement on Louis behalf which could explain the downfall of constitutional monarchy. Despite saying ‘the…

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    The Reign of Terror: Was it Justified? A kitten desperately howls as her assertive owner restricts her wish to roam the danger filled streets. In the eyes of the naive kitten, the owner’s consideration for her safety is perceived as nothing but an unjust limitation to her individual freedom. Robespierre’s duty as the ruler is similar to the one of a pet owner. The kitten, who represents the French counterrevolutionists, cluelessly whines against the owner because she does not know what is best…

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    When people think of Hitler, they think of the most hate-filled man in history. When people think of the French Revolution, they think of a crazed boycott of the Palace of Versailles. When people think of all the negativity in history, it is derived from some sort of external source. This external source is the corruption of society. Many have witnessed the severities of the tyrants of history, and often jump to the conclusion humanity is simply evil, however, many disregard the factors that…

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    independent. Why? Because the hungry, needy voices of the Third Estate echoed throughout France; voices that could not be neglected for long. It all began with the monarchs, as most uprisings do, King Louis XVI and his Austrian wife Marie Antoinette. Tensions evolved rapidly as a dark cloud hung over France- one that showered us with crop failure and food shortages. People hit the epitome of savage as they run wild in mobs raiding bakeries and stealing bread out of children’s quivering…

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    The Orange VS French Revolution RE-DO by Kaitlyn Peladeau Revolutions have changed dramatically over the hundreds of years, although still caused by a form of Government. Ideas are spread extremely different during the 18th century and in the 20th century partially because of the invention of the internet. Solving the problems in countries can be simple like recounting votes or as drastic as killing your king. These are a few reasons why I chose the Orange revolution to compare with the French…

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