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    The French Revolution was a time of reckoning, blood shed, clashing beliefs, and chaos. With the French people overthrowing the Monarchy and execution of French aristocracy including King Louis XVI and his wife Marie Antoinette. This time period is such mixture for the arts. With the flamboyant and dream like Rococo style representing all the luxury that Royalty where having while leaving the French people to starve, artists started looking for new styles to lead the way of the Revolution.…

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    The Justification of the Reign Of Terror Threatening to end the French Revolution. The French Revolution has been building up for years under the rule of King Louis 16. The things that lead up to the people of France revolting against the king was the serious debt, expensive wars, and the starving of the people of France. After the people of France revolted against the King they formed the new government as a republic. Down the road a man named Maximilian Robespierre introduced the guillotine…

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    the time periods during which it was written. In both historian Thomas Babington Macaulay’s “Minute on Indian Education” and historian Lynn Hunt’s “The Many Bodies of Marie Antoinette,” the correlation between history and power…

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    The French Revolution had started for many reasons, such as; The French had Social Issues, Economical Issues and also Political Issues. The French had periodic periods were that they had times where they had fallen and also risen. For which, their troubling incidents are what led them to their fall. In this short essay, I will be describing what the incidents were and why they started and also describe how this revolution could not have been prevented based upon their circumstances. One issue…

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    In the 18th century, the Golden Age of Piracy took the world by storm. An unstable government and fewer jobs for sailors and privateers lead many to the life of piracy. This became a time of terrorization among the waters and coasts of the world. Although there were many pirates in the world making a name for themselves, two pirates in particular stood out the most: Blackbeard and Calico Jack. Blackbeard’s career started in 1716 and ended in 1718. With the end of Blackbeard came the start of…

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    A Series of Unfortunate Events – The Trial and Execution of Louis XVI Why was Louis XVI overthrown in August 1792? What were the issues which divided republicans over his fate? A series of unfortunate events led to the deposition and ultimate execution of Louis XVI in January 1793. Louis’ plight, from the flight to Varennes in June 1791 to the guillotine on 21 January 1793, was one of constant blunders and calamitous decisions. Along with this, Louis was unable to rely on his closest…

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    The Time of Misery The Reign of Terror was a crucial time during the French Revolution that negatively affected the lives of many. This horrifying period during the French Revolution all began in the year 1792 when former King Louis XVI was executed for treason. The following year, Maximilien Robespierre took control of France through the Committee of Public Safety. From that point on, the country of France went into a time of mourning and brought great suffering among millions. Was the Reign…

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    Joan Of Arc's Legacy

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    A hundred year of the war, with no rest and peace. That was what King Charles VII was facing while trying to keep his country, France together. In all that misery, a customary girl saw the mistreatment the nation was facing and she was ready to fight for justice. King Charles VII saw no lighter and gave her what she was asking for, armor, horse and a group of soldiers. That girl was Joan of Arc, an eighteen-year-old girl that had a dream of peace and justice. With her passion, she defeated the…

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    life, but her love and devotion to mathematics had already been solidified. At the age of nineteen, she married a military officer, Marquis Florent-Claude du Chastellet-Lomont. They had three children together, Gabrielle Pauline, born 1726, Louis-Marie-Florent, born 1727, and Victor-Espirit, born 1732, who…

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    As Charles Dickens once said, “Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!” The French Revolution has been seen as a war that caused death, pain, and prosperity. Many primary documents, like Simon Schama Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, have mentioned that the amount of human lives lost during the French Revolution was unnecessary. The amount of deaths in the revolution explains the outcome of how much violence took place. Was the…

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