The French Revolution continued into the 19th century, as movement. ‘Revolutions are not created by the people, they spring from irresistible need, they are not fomented, but when they come they are irresistible.’ The agitation it began never died but combined into political and ideological conflicts subsequently.
The French Revolution as a Bourgeois Revolution
Many historians disagree on the causes of the revolution; nevertheless one common reason is often used to describe the French Revolution often known as the ‘Bourgeois revolution’ which is known as the increasingly prosperous elite of wealthy commoners, merchants, manufacturers, and professional. For Marx, therefore, the French Revolution involved three important key elements: bourgeois leadership that led to the revolution; mass mobilizations of peasants, urban masses and revolutionary armies that were necessary to take power and defend the new state; and the removal of hinder to capitalist development that constated the result. It is more about the class conflict. According to Karl Marx: ‘the state is a product of civil society and that the French Revolution was the triumph