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1: The French revolution started because the people thought there were unfair taxes. | Estates; | 1st Estate: Clergy, they paid no tax @ | Estates: 2nd Estate: Nobility. They paid no tax either | Estates: 3rd Estate: Commoners, Bourgeoisie. They paid 98% of taxes.

2: The Estates General is the meeting of all three estate to discuss the problems. | Estates General | Each estate only got one vote from their estate. So no on really could overthrow this law they have to follow. It really was unfair to the third estate; peasants, because they worked hard and had to pay 98% of taxes while the other two estates had to pay none at all | So the third estate of course wanted one vote per person so they could change taxes on the other estate.

3: The Tennis Court Oath | The National Assembly is who started to Tennis Court Oath. They swore to one another they wouldn't leave the tennis court until they wrote a Constitution that protected their rights as citizens. | National Assembly; also known as the 3rd estate started the oath because they were locked of the Estates General meeting.

4: Storming of the Bastille | The people from Paris were revolted by the Storming of the Bastille in Paris. They were looking for guns and gun powder. After this, it was the start of the Revolution. | People from Paris wanted a democracy, and they think this was the way to get one.

5: The Reign of Terror | The leader of the Reign of Terror was Maximilien Robespierre. He killed anyone who was against the revolution. He killed 40,000 people and 16,000 with guillotine. | guillotine; beheaded people | Since Robespierre was so obsessed with getting rid of anyone against the revolution, he was condemned and was beheaded.

6: The Rise of Napoleon | Napoleon was a leader of the Coup d' etat. Soon he became the Emperor of France. And created the Napoleonic code; which consisted of equal rights to men, and religious tolerance. The code spread through Europe, and made an effect on the French Revolution. | Later Napoleon created the Grand Empire, that was ruled by most of Europe. Napoleon believed in a democracy. He also believed in spreading the French Revolution's ideas of equality, religious toleration and economic freedom. | * Rise of Nationalism in other European countries.

7: The End is always a New Beginning. | Napoleon was exiled to and island called Elba. So King Louis XVIII, took over the throne. People hated the fact that Louis was the King because the monarch was back again and nothing to do with the Revolution. | But, Napoleon escaped and took control again. And defeated Waterloo by British Duke of Wellington.

9: KRABI, SOUTH END | November 9

10: WEST KRABI COAST | November 10

11: We spent the day with elephants!

13: "I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey work of the stars." Walt Whitman

14: AT THE START of the Rattanakosin or Bangkok period in the late eighteenth century, when the capital was finally settled at Bangkok, an elephant kraal was established in Krabi by order of Chao Phraya Nakorn (Noi), the governor of Nakhon Si Thammarat, which was by then a part of the Thai Kingdom. He sent his vizier, the Phra Palad, to oversee this task, which was to ensure a regular supply of elephants for the larger town. So many followers emigrated in the steps of the Phra Palad that soon Krabi had a large community in three different boroughs: Pakasai, Khlong Pon, and Pak Lao. x | In 1872, King Chulalongkorn graciously elevated these to town status, called Krabi, a word that preserves in its meaning the monkey symbolism of the old standard. The town's first governor was Luang Thep Sena, though it continued a while as a dependency of Nakhon Si Thammarat. This was changed in 1875, when Krabi was raised to a fourth-level town in the old system of Thai government. Administrators then reported directly to the central government in Bangkok, and Krabi's history as a unique entity separated from the other provinces, had begun.

15: ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL SUNSET OFF KRABI POINT | November 11

16: ELEPHANTS AT PATARA FARM | November 12

17: LONGTAIL BOATS OFF THE COAST OF MAYA BAY | November 13

21: SWALLOW CAVES BY MAYA BAY | November 14

22: "The entire ocean is affected by a pebble." | Blaise Pascal

23: "I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey work of the stars." | Walt Whitman

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