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The French Revolution

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Renee Nelson

on 12 September 2012

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July 14 1789 roughly 1000 peasents stormed the Bastille to aquire weapons.
This victory signaled the beginning of the end for the Monarchy
1789-1791 First Stage National Constituent Assembly
1789 - 1791 Second Stage Reign of Terror
1792-1794 Third Stage 1789-1799
Renee Nelson
Ethan Mitra The French Revolution IF YOU WANT TO SEE AN EXAMPLE ON HOW TO USE THIS TEMPLATE, PLEASE CHECK: https://prezi.com/n-8ibkiw881r/number-systems/ The Assembly became the effective governing body of France after the end of the monarchy
The Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen on 26 August 1789
The Declaration was very similar to the Bill of Rights which were created around the same time
Overview
French citizens uprooted absolute monarchy & feudal system
King and queen weren't listening
French government was oppressing the people Maximillen Robespierre
death by guillotine Directory
1794-1799 Fourth Stage Lasting Contributions Napoleon Bonaparte The rise of republicanism
Inspiration for future revolutions
Causes Famine
Poor weather had caused bad harvests throughout the 1780's
Bankruptcy
France's debt doubled during the reign of Louis XVI
France's backing of the US revolution also added to it.
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