French Revolution The French Revolution was a period of time were the absolute monarcy collapsed within three years. France went through an epic transformation, during this transformation all thoughts of religious authority was overthrown with thoughts of inalienable rights and freedom. All of this started after The American Revolution, were the people of France realized that what their country needed was a not a monarchy and religious authority but equality, citizenship and inalienable rights. France was fed up with their monarchy and how easiley they spent their money,and watched how they all starved. So they finally killed their King, Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette. After their monarch was destroyed everything was absolute chaos. Their was a rise in deaths and causes of most deaths were ridiculous. During this time France was doing poorly in finance. In May 1776, France's finance minister, Turgot was dismissed once he had failed to enact reform. A year later, Jacques Necker, who was a forginer, was made Comptroller-General of Finance. Necker soon realized how unfair lower classes were being taxed. Necker argued that the country would not be taxed higher, but both nobility and clergy needed to be reduced. Necker proposed that by borrowing more money it would most likely solve the country's fiscal shortages. Necker was fired when King Louis XVI refused to accept the fact that both nobility and clergy would be taxed. The Estates-General was organized into three estates. These three estates were, the clergy, the nobility and what was left of France. The 1614 rules differed from practices from local assembiles, each member was given one vote and third estate membership were doubled. Necker convened a Second Assembly of Notables, this…
Prepositional Paper: King Louis XVI
The French Revolution is remembered with different opinions. However the years from 1789 to 1799 was a reign of terror. It was a time in French and Europe history where the monarchy government went through a lot of changes and was overthrown by the French citizens. Some of the reasons for this revolution was because of the high and unfair taxes, which only the third estate had to pay, and the lack of kingship from King Louis XVI. When the French people didn’t want…
Causes of the French Revolution
Written by: Michelle Yang
Edited by: Emily Day
While Louis XVI held power before the French Revolution, his grasp on the French people rapidly weakened with news of the American Revolution. Although France had been known as the country of “absolute monarchy,” when the Americans succeeded in breaking away from the British crown, the French society brought up their own revolution.
France’s luxurious spending on top of its war debt enraged the overtaxed citizens…
The French Revolution
The French Revolution was a period of social and political chaos in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799.Many historians still argue on what caused the French Revolution but no one can pin point what exactly caused this chaotic mess called the French Revolution. There is no one factor that could be the blame for this chaos but one of the many reasons that caused the French revolution was the years of feudal oppressions and fiscal mismanagement that led French society to…
Revolution comes with the progression of freedoms and the equality of people. Parity among people is essential for the advancement of a government. Governance is also vital to any movement towards alteration within an organised civilisation. Napoleon’s part in the French revolution is a good example of the necessity of leadership. Until Napoleon came, no one was able to successfully improve the French government. Napoleon’s political ambitions enabled society to progress under his leadership…
Notre Dame de Paris is a historic Roman Catholic on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. Made by maurice de sully the paris bishop, made in 1270.
Champs Elysees- king louis XIV commissioned the champs elysees in perspective of his louvre palace. It was in 1709. in greek mythology its the place where heroes stay after death.
Arc de Triomphe- it ws made in 1806 by Npoleon, the french emporor. It was created…
The French Revolution, which included Napoleon’s reign, is considered a major turning point in world history. The revolution led to major changes in France and other nations and regions of the world. As a result, the people in the world had to conform to new economic, political and social adaptations.
Economically the world was going through a strenuous period of time. The primary reason for the French Revolution came from Louis XVI and his over control of everything. King Louis XVI was an absolute…
Have you ever wanted to go to france, if you do
The history of Le Panthéon goes way back to King Louis XV, who dedicated it to saint Genevieve, the Patron Saint of Paris, after he was hit by a mysterious disease. A miracle happened to the King, his disease left him and he got better and better. King Louis kept his word and hired Jacques-Germain Soufflot to build his master piece which was started in 1764, but unfortunately Soufflot died before the building was complete. Soufflot’s Pupil named…
Jonathan Weiss 11/25 Moscow-French Revolution essay
What where the three main causes that lead to the French Revolution?
The French Revolution, The Result Of King Louis Presence as a Monarch
King Louis XVI ruled France from 1774 until 1793 taking on many different
positions between being an absolute monarch, to sharing power with others such as the
Jacobins Club. Although many wealthy citizens adored Louis for how he ruled France,
the majority tended to loathe him due to his common tendencies of…
The French Revolution
There are a numerous causes for a collapse in government. The end of Louis XVI’s government in France was brought by a political revolution. The French Revolution was the basis of significant change in France.
Many historical circumstances led up to the French Revolution. Enlightenment Era philosophers such as Locke and Baron De Montesquieu helped facilitate the spread of ideas that people have natural rights and that traditional authority can be challenged. The French were…
The Bourgeoisie Phase
King Louis XVI attempts to tax the nobility – 1789
The Estates General is called together – May, 1789
Tennis Court Oath – June 20, 1789
Fall of the Bastille – July 14, 1789
The Great Fear – July 17, 1789
Declaration of the Rights of Man – August 27, 1789
The Women march to Versailles – October 5, 1789
Civil Constitution of the Clergy – 1790
King Louis XVI accepts the Constitution – 1791
Royal family attempts to flee to Austria – June 21, 1791
The First Coalition – 1792