8th hour Annie Griffin Logan Stone Katie Baggerly
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The constitution is ratified the national convection is dissolved in favor of five man executive directory and two large legislative bodies. In November 9 Napoleon overthrows the Directory.
Robespierres’s Reign of Terror- 15 years after the French revolution it was violence and mass executions of enemies related to the revolution. It started on September 5, 1793.
he made the taxes so high when he was king and the peasants revolted, he was very irresponsible as king, when he was king France was bankrupt and it was a very hard and tiring life for everyone.
European Monarchs were suspicious of the French because they had seen King Louis XVI overthrown and the reactionaries and monarchy wanted war because they thought that the new government would be easily defeated by foreign powers.
The Constitution of 1791, attempted to institute a liberal constitutional monarchy. upon Robespierre's motion it had decreed that none of its members should be capable of sitting in the next legislature, this is known as the Self-Denying Ordinance
The women of Paris were outraged by the expensive prices of bread so 7,000 knife-wielding fishwives and their husbands decided to march to the palace of Versailles and crowd blamed Queen Marie Antionette for the lack of bread.
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen is a political document defining a set of individual rights and collective rights of all of the estates as one, from the French revolution French Revolution.
At the start of the French Revolution there were rumors going around about people coming in and stealing all the crops and grains from peasants and they got upset so they armed themselves with weapons and attacked almost all manor houses and records of feudal obligations were destroyed; few violent incidents were reported, mostly wanted records destroyed.
The storming of the bastile was mostly over the hundreds of pounds of gunpowder and weaponry.
It forced king Louis XVI to order the clergy and the nobility to join with the Third Estate in the National Assembly; called the Tennis Court Oath b/c it was signed on the tennis courts near the Palace of Versailles.
Communes declared themselves the National Assembly by a vote of 490 to 90.
He was called to the throne when he was 2o years old and his fault was that he was always open to listen to others and follow their advice. His advice cost the kings life. He was beheaded after years of this happening for reasons different.
France builds up debt in the Seven years of War and American Revolution