BC: The French Revolution
FC: Katelin Hackworth | F | French Revolution
1: Once upon a time..........
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3: There once was a prince, Louis XVI. He was the prince of France. He married Marie Antoinette at the age of 15. They had become the king and queen of France once Louis' father passed away.
4: Guy, Wikipedia. "Marie Antoinette." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 19 Nov. 2012. Web. 19 Nov. 2012.
5: Marie Antoinette was from Austria, her and Louis married to end a long feud between the countries of France and Austria. It created a sort of peace between them.
6: Kreis, Steven. "Lecture 11: The Origins of the French Revolution." Lecture 11: The Origins of the French Revolution. Steven Kreis, 30 Oct. 2006. Web. 19 Nov. 2012.
7: During Louis' reign there was a new social class ranking created. The three estates were created. The first estate which held the Clergy, the second which held the Nobles, and the third estate which held most of the population which was the peasants.
8: Moran, Soracha. "Junior Cert History Blog." The National Assembly. Soracha Moran, 21 Apr. 2010. Web. 19 Nov. 2012.
9: The third estate didn't enjoy the fact that they barely had a voice. The made themselves the national assembly. They decide to wait on the king's tennis courts until he made a new declaration. Thus the tennis court oath was created.
10: GoldenAge, OfBronze. "Thegoldenageofbronze." Thegoldenageofbronze. TheGoldenAgeOfBronze, 2 Nov. 2012. Web. 19 Nov. 2012.
11: The the national assembly finally got what they wanted. The king and his men had written up the Declaration Of Right Of Man and Of Citizen. This said that every man was created equal and should be treated as so. It also stated the freedom of speech and of religion. But this did not apply to women.
12: VanNess, Robert. "French Revolution - Estates General and the National Assembly." Chilo's Lessons: French Revolution. Blogspot.com, 13 Feb. 2012. Web. 19 Nov. 2012.
13: Though everything seemed like it had sorted itself out, it didn't. There were food shortages, a huge debt, and political problems. The National Assembly split into Radicals, Moderates, and Conservatives.
14: Zaheer, Sidrah. "10 Unknown Facts About The British Monarchy." Tip Top Tens RSS. Sidrah Zaheer, 29 Apr. 2011. Web. 19 Nov. 2012.
15: Radicals Radicals had opposed the kings and the idea of monarchy and wanted major changes in government and proposed that common people have full power in a republic.
16: Limited Government
17: Conservatives upheld the idea of limited monarchy and wanted few changes in government.
19: Sans-Culottes are the lower class who want more changes from the Revolution. Then, Austria and Prussia wanted Louis to be in charge of France as well as England.
20: King's Power
21: Pressured by the mob, legislative Assembly gives up idea of limited monarchy, deposes the king, dissolves the legislative assembly and calls for new legislature to replace itself.
22: National Convention
23: National Convention toke control in September and changed the government by abolishing the monarchy, declaring France a republic, and granting adult male citizens the right to vote and hold office, although women still could not vote.
24: Jacobin Club
25: The Jacobins, a radical political organization behind 1792 governmental changes, took control once the current monarchy was demolished.
27: On January in 179 Louis XVI, after a close vote, was found guilty of treason and then later on in the week was be headed. Thus started the Reign of Terror.