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The Storming of the Bastille

Causes, effects, and history surrounding the storming of the Bastille.

Paige Sellars

on 16 April 2013

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*Mob demands gunpowder and release of prisoners
* Negotiations fail
* fight breaks out
* The soldiers overwhelmed
* That afternoon Bastille is surrounded
* Later the Bastille is burned http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/articles/france/french-revolution-storming-the-bastille/1002
http://www.ehow.com/info_8334216_effects-storming-bastille.html Citations * Mob headed for Versailles to get Louis XVI

* First victory for French Revolution

* July 14th is Bastille Day

*Celebrated in France

* Celebrates democracy and independence After Effect * Prison in Paris, France
* Symbol of monarchy, brutality, and power
* Hated by people because of stories they had heard
* Very large structure
* Highly guarded The Bastille Kristin Eiland, Kaitlyn Redeman, Paige Sellars, & Matt Strack The storming of the Bastille *Civil disorder
* First French victory
* Aristocrats had power over the people
* Revolution was taken serious
* Beginning of the French Revolution
* King Louis XVI admits defeat and the
* Monarchy overthrown
* New republic begins The Effect on the French Revolution * Stormed morning of 14 July 1789

* Various rumors being spread

* Rumors of starving people (King Louis XIV might have been involved)

* Skirmishes in Paris had grown to riots and mobs

* Mobs turned to Bastille for gunpowder and weapons The Storming of the Bastille * Months of unhappiness
* Bourgeoisie became the National Assembly
* Drew up a constitution to protect lower class
* King Louis XVI dismisses Jacques Necker
* He summoned Swiss troops
* Might have wanted to remove the Assembly Causes 4th Period English 2/25/13 July 14, 1789 MLA Citations Ames, Hayley. "The Effects of the Storming of the Bastille." EHow. Demand Media, 01 May 2011. Web. 24 Feb. 2013. <http://www.ehow.com/info_8334216_effects-storming bastille.html>.

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