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    ELABORATION French revolution The French Revolution occured in France while Napoleon was in Corsica. The people took over the country by revolting against the Franch king and took control of the country. The royal family and many aristocrats were killed. When Napoleon returned, he allid himself with revolutionaries gropu called the Jacobins. He received a position as the artillery commander at the Siege of Toulon in 1793. The city of Toulon was occupied by British troops and the British navy had…

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    the good of the nation (541), they were oblivious to the changes that were coming with the French Revolution so close at hand. Specifically, this can be seen in the document written by Marie Antoinette, from the Modern History Sourcebook: Marie Antoinette: Letter to Her Mother, 1773. While it clearly shows that Marie Antoinette knew of the tax burdens and the economic hardships faced by the peasants of France, yet she didn 't seem to fully understand. For instance, she remarks of the love the…

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    “Marie Antoinette was a person who liked people, and bore little resemblance to the cold villain portrayed by her protractors” . As an Austrian foreigner turned French Queen, she was one of the most attacked public figures in the history of France . Marie Antoinette was an innocent victim, despite public belief and conditions in France during her rule. Her marriage to Louis XVI was less than blissful, they were polar opposites and frustrated each other greatly. She was wrongly accused in…

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    The unfair distribution of powers, rights, and wealth between the citizens of France was the main cause of the Revolution. Prior to the revolution, the Kingdom of France practiced the Ancient Regime, a political and social system “based on the concentration of all political, social and economic power between three classes, the monarchy, the clergy, and the aristocracy” (Bastille). Citizens of France were separated into three distinct estates. The First Estate consisted the French Catholic Clergy…

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    Reign Of Terror Dbq Essay

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    to 10,000 French officers (Doc. B). This argues that the Reign of Terror was necessary to rescue France from invasion. The Austrians invaded because Queen Marie Antoinette was killed because she was convicted by the Revolutionary Tribunal of high treason, and executed by guillotine on the Place de la Révolution on October 16, 1793. Queen Marie Antoinette was also the daughter of Leopold II, who was the king of Austria. There is no doubt the Reign of terror had many negative impacts on society,…

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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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    Was the Reign of Terror Justified? The Reign of Terror was a time people fear the government in France. The Government was being close or similar to a tyrant. The Reign of Team was not justified because the Terror was happening when France was defeating Europe, the government basically took away the right of the people, and the Reign of Terror was ran by fear and paranoia. First of all, the Reign of Terror was not justified because it was happening while the France was beating Europe. The Great…

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    Antonin 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…

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    Marie Antoinette Monarchy

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    This shows how Marie Antoinette embodies the negative aspects of the French monarchy in so many ways. She is a perfect example of a bad ruler. Even though she is only the Queen she still has expectations and high morals to uphold in which she did not exemplify during her reign. While the people of her country were busy struggling for food, she was out spending all the money they already required them to pay for taxes, even though they had close to no money at all. The Affair of the Diamond…

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    Tale of Two Cities One Pager: Echoing Footsteps In Dicken’s A Tale of Two Cities, the passage in chapter twenty one plays an important part in book two because it shows how the violent revolution began in France and how that can end badly for Charles, Lucie and Dr.Manette in England. This passage finally leads up to the revolution that the Defarges and the Jaques have been planning for so long and also builds the suspense for what will happen if either of the three characters go back to…

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