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French Revolution ABC book

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French Revolution ABC book
Anacharsis Cloots
Born June 24, 1755 in Germany. His real name is Jean-Baptiste du Val-de-Grâce but is mostly known as 'Cloots.' He is known as "orator of the human race." He was executed March 24,1794.

bibliography:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anacharsis_Cloots
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Bastille
Bastille was a prison in the 1700s. There were never more than 40 criminals in the prison at a time. The prison was attacked many times before it finally fell.

bibliography:
http://alphahistory.com/frenchrevolution/fall-of-the-bastille/
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Claire Lacombe
Claire was born August 4, 1765. Her nickname was "Red Rosa." She was an actress when she was younger, in April of 1794 she was arrested for being intoxicated at a theater. It is unknown when she passed away.

bibliography:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claire_Lacombe
Deficit
A shortage in money which may cause your busniess to fall. It also may make you lose other things as well as your business.

bibliography:
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/deficit?s=t
http://www.intellectualtakeout.org/sites/www.intellectualtakeout.org/files/imagecache/full_width/blog_images/French%20Revolution%20America%20National%20Debt_0.jpeg
émigré
When a person migrates out and away from where they were. Usually once you émigré you don't return to the place you called home before.

bibliography:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89migr%C3%A9
food
During the French Revolution the main thing there was to eat was bread. The bread they were served contained Oats, Rye, and/or other grains. Almost no one had plain wheat, it was even a little expensive for the Upper Class.

bibliography:
http://www.ultimatehistoryproject.com/bread.html
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/food/files/2010/07/1953114740_705d510c2d-300x400.jpg
Guillotine
A guillotine is a way to torture a criminal and eventually end their life. In 1789 there were three cases at once that all ended with using the guillotine and a crown was around it watching everything happen.

bibliography:
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/courses/rschwart/hist255/kat_anna/guilitine.html
Harvest
During the French Revolution, like anywhere, they harvested their crops. They had many shortages at times causing peopole to go hungry.

bibliography:
http://alphahistory.com/frenchrevolution/harvest-failures/
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Napoleon Bonaparte
Napolean was born in 1769 and passed away in 1821 he was an emperor and he conquered a lot of Europe. He had many children and eventually got exiled to a far away Island.

bibliography:
http://www.history.com/topics/napoleon
http://www.cla.calpoly.edu/~lcall/111/Napoleon_Bonaparte.jpg
Jacques Necker
He was born September 30, 1732. He was a swiss banker and director general of France. His dad was a lawyer. Jacques passed away April 9, 1804.

bibliography:
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/407713/Jacques-Necker
King
The King of the French Revolution was Louis XVI. He was overthrown in a popular rebellion, which made the middle class uncontrollable. The king had debt that grew during the war, also crop failures. On January 21, 1793 he was executed.

bibliography:
http://faculty.ucc.edu/egh-damerow/french_revolution.htm
Lamballe
Princess Lamballe was born September 8, 1749, she got married in 1767. She was stabbed to death and raped for not re announcing her loyalty to the king.

bibliography:
http://teaattrianon.blogspot.com/2006/12/princesse-de-lamballe.html
It's an economic theory to increase the nations wealth. A lot of European economists from 1500-1750 are considered merchants today. By the time it was 1860 England took away the last bit of merchants.

bibliography:
http://mercantilism.askdefine.com/
Occupation
There were many jobs that you could do during the French Revolution, such as blacksmith, grinders, millers, tinsmiths. Most jobs ere poor farmers.

bibliography:
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Jobs_during_the_French_Revolution?#slide=5
peasant
Class of agricultural farmers. They grow a lot of crops and mainly work outside. A peasant is an ill bread person or a crude.

bibliography:
http://peasant.askdefine.com/
Inventions
The French Revolution made many inventions. They created things such as weapons, arts, medicine, sports, foods, cooking strategies, and many other things.

bibliography:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_French_inventions_and_discoveries
mercantilism
Queen
Marie Antoinette was the queen but had no say or power in what happens, her main job was to produce a son. There were many rumors that she had a secret lover and was out of control. She had four children but two of them died when they were very young.

bibliography:
http://www.pbs.org/marieantoinette/faces/antoinette.html
Religion
During the French Revolution Catholicism was the religion. Catholic holy days became national holidays. The word "saint" wasn't allowed to be used.

bibliography:
http://www.thecatholicthing.org/columns/2011/the-french-revolution-and-the-church.html
Sade
Marquis de Sade was born in 1740 in a palace to a wealthy family. He was a writer and wrote many books. He passed away in 1814.

bibliography:
http://www.heureka.clara.net/art/sade.htm
Tapestry
A heavy textile that hangs from the wall. Usually it's designed by a woman, it is made out of cloth.

bibliography:
http://tapestry.askdefine.com/
Ulm campaign
The ulm campaign was a battle between the French and Bavarian military. The victory at Ulm didn't end war.

bibliography:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulm_Campaign
Voltaire
He was born in 1694 in Paris. He had five siblings and he was the youngest, he went to college. He was a French Philosopher and died 83 years later.

bibliography:
http://www.egs.edu/library/voltaire/biography/
Waterloo
The Battle of Waterloo happened in Belgium on June 18, 1815. The French military got defeated so Napoleon won and considered much of the land.

bibliography:
http://www.history.com/topics/british-history/battle-of-waterloo
Louis Joseph Xavier François
He was born October 22, 1781. He had one sibling and he was born into a wealthy family. He was called the 26th 'Dauphin of France.' He died June 4, 1789.

bibliography:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Joseph,_Dauphin_of_France
Zealot
A zealot i someone who feels one way about something and refuses to change, trying to convince everyone to feel that way.

bibliography:
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zealot
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