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  • DBQ 10: Causes Of The French Revolution

    Caitlyn DeMuro Mrs. Brennan Global II September 30,2016 DBQ 10- Causes of the French Revolution Essay The French Revolution was an upheaval in France against the monarchy from 1789 to 1799. The outcome of this revolution was that France was established as a republic. The revolution of 1789 had many long-term causes. Three causes of the French Revolution were social, political, and economic troubles. One cause of the French Revolution was social troubles. The French society was divided into three…

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  • King Louis Xiv Research Paper

    XIII and Anne of Austria, a Habsburg. His father died while Louis and his brother Philippe were young. At age 4, he inherited the throne and his mother Anne was the regent until Louis XIV took over at the age of 23. The year before, Louis married Marie-Therese and had 6 children; however, he had many mistresses and illegitimate children during his reign. Louis had a tumultuous childhood filled with revolts and violence against his family and negligence from his mother (History.com). Before…

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  • Mistakes And Misjudgements By Louis XVI Assess The Fall Of Absolute Monarchy Analysis

    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…

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  • French Revolution Dbq

    During the late 1700’s, the citizens of the Third Estate in France suffered from a severe economic crisis caused by deficit spending, failed harvests which led to famine, and tax inequality across the three estates. In June of 1789, the poor, hungry citizens of France rose up in revolution against the monarchy and overthrew the king’s rule in pursuit of a constitutional government. While the eventual arrival of the Age of Napoleon brought relative peace in France, his rule strayed from the…

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  • Marquise De Pompadour Research Paper

    XIV bought for her the marquisate of Pompadour, giving her the title of Marquise de Pompadour. Mdm. Pompadour wore her hair tall and pushed back from her face, a look that will forever be associated with her namesake. In April of 1770, Marie Antoinette became queen of France. As part of her effort to align herself with France in the eyes of her people, she adapted a style of dress that screamed…

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  • The Role Of Dreams In Gustave Flaubert's A Sentimental Education

    Bolstered by the growing dissent of autocracy and conservatism and the rise of liberalism, nationalism, and socialism, the 1848 Revolutions caused numerous uprisings and ideal shifts in Europe. Throughout France, as well as Italy, Germany, the Austrian Empire, riots and progressive governmental changes -- universal suffrage, freedom of the press, and cultural recognition -- succeeded momentarily but were soon crushed by conservative opponents, leaving behind little difference and cynicism. The…

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  • Food Prices: The French Revolution

    In the 1780’s, France conditions were bad. The food prices were way up , and the crops were not good at all. The taxes in France were up because of King Louis XVI. King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were spending so much money, they put themselves far into debt. The taxes were so bad, poor people were left even poorer because they were spending their paychecks on taxes. Only Nobles and other higher classes/ranking people didn 't have to pay taxes. The king and queen didn 't care about the…

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  • Napoleon Bonaparte And Marxism

    The 18th Brumaire of Napoleon Bonaparte contained the timeline of the French revolution. The first revolution took place in 1789-1799 wherein the bourgeoisie overthrew the Bourbon dynasty. This is also the time when Napoleon Bonaparte ousted the constitutional government that was established by the bourgeoisie class. After Bonaparte overthrew the government, he held the power himself. Meanwhile, the second revolution occurred when the revolt against Louis Philippe took place. In the second…

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  • Louis Xvi: The Events Leading To The French Revolution

    Did France benefit from Louis XVI execution, or was it just a recipe for disaster? I would argue the effect of Louis XVI, who was the king of France from 1774-1793, ended catastrophically and lead to the downfall of France. Even though one can argue Louis XVI was a traitor to his country, his execution only lead to corruption. The people were lost without a king to follow, and those who were not, were far too radical to lead an entire country successfully. Almost immediately after Louis XVI…

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  • Revolutionary Events Of 1789: The Beginning Of The French Revolution

    beginning 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…

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