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Daily Life in France and England in the Mid-Late 1700's

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Rachel Davis

on 30 January 2013

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Transcript of Daily Life in France and England in the Mid-Late 1700's

Daily Life in France and England By: Tine, Kathleen, and Rachel Diet and Hygiene Diet Diet (continued) Hygiene Lower Class Male Upper Class Fashion in Politics Entertainment Fashion in Society ~In the Storming of the Bastille, the government of the city of Paris decreed that all citizens wear a round emblem constructed of ribbons in blue and red, the colors of France ~Color in clothing became more important than ever, signifying a political and sociological stance in the Revolution -Theaters
-Before revolution = became popular
-rich = "loges" (boxes) or on floor
-poor = back and balcony
-Scandelous plays = performed on occasion
- Puppeteers
-Represented the needs and worries of the Third Estate during the revolution
-Kings and Nobles
-played tennis (hit the ball with your bare hand, no racket)
-Banned during the revolution
-Represented aristocracy too much, commoners didn't like that
-swam = sport to build warriors
-played games to plant ideas of revolution in minds
-ex: jeu de l'oie (goose game), where pictures of revolutionary battles and images were painted on the boards 1st Estate: 3rd Estate: -Two main foods
-Salt and bread
-"Bakers, therefore, were public servants, so the
police controlled all aspects of bread production."
-1/2 average man's paycheck
-After crop failures in 1788 and 1789: 88%
-Ruling class = blamed for famine and price jumps
-Commoners = angry for tax on salt
-Bouillabaisse = main meal for working Frenchman -First restaurant
-opened in 1765 in Paris by Boulanger the bouillon seller
-Not a cafe or a store
-First real restaurant
-opened in 1782 in Rue de Richelieu by Beauvilliers
-had menues, individual tables, and small portions
-After the Revolution
-anyone could become a baker, a butcher, or a cheesemaker
-easier to open restaurants-France = center for restaurants and food ~Most historians agree that the 17th and 18th centuries were among the worst periods in terms of physical hygiene

~It is said that Louis XVI took one bath in his life; on his wedding day

~Starting in the French Revolution, hygiene became a preventative ward against disease Fashion and Entertainment Careers 2nd Estate: ~The Aristocratic fashions of the eighteenth century were seen as evil and therefore condemned, bringing about the more casual look of nineteenth century fashion ~Men and women relied on their clothing to show whether they stood for or against the principles in the Revolution Pictures: Marie Antoinette sporting true Revolution fashion The Guillotine was a source of entertainment in the French Revolution, as well as a disciplinary tool Baguettes and other forms of bread served as the main culinary aspect of citizen's lives Along with a source of entertainment, the Guillotine was a prime example of the caste/career system in France. the closer to the Guillotine you got, the wealthier the people you saw -Many people were out of work or extremely poor due to huge national debt.
-Most people of the third estate planned the revolution and overthrow of the first and second estates
-Most were still rural farmers
-Due to poverty, most could not afford
school, which limited opportunites
for work
-The 1st estate was reserved for the clergy and church officials
-Priests, Nuns, highly educated and literate people -The 2nd estate was the nobility and royalty of France
-Lords, the King, The Queen,
Dukes, Duchesses and the very
wealthy or politically important
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