THE REIGN OF TERROR IN FRANCE

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THE REIGN OF TERROR IN FRANCE
  1. Definitions of revolution
    1. a revolution is a dramatic change which requires mass support
      1. types of revolutions: social, political and economic
        1. 1789 beginning of the French Revolution
        2. 18th century Europe
          1. most european countries run by kings or emperors
            1. absolute monarchies- beleived they had the divine right
              1. all governments autocratic except Britain
                1. Hierachy- 3 estates
                2. Causes of the revolution
                  1. Louis not a good leader
                    1. financial difficulties- French monarch was broke
                      1. need for tax reform- middle class taxed. caused uporar
                        1. population divided into 3 states
                          1. France sent troops to America, introduction to revolutionary ideas
                            1. age of enlightenment
                            2. the moderate phase
                              1. political change
                                1. creation of the national assembly 1789
                                  1. Robespierre leader
                                2. evidence that revolution would become more radical
                                  1. 1789 storming of the bastille and versailles
                                    1. France became constitutional monarchy
                                      1. declaration of the rights of the man 1789
                                        1. Tennis Court oath 1788, meeting of the estates called
                                        2. the radical phase
                                          1. war with Austria
                                            1. Louis flees country- commits treason
                                              1. Louis and Marie A send letters to Austria
                                                1. NA decides counter-revs will be guillotined
                                                2. reign of terror
                                                  1. started 1793 after the execution of louis xvi and ended 1794
                                                    1. louis accused of treason
                                                      1. political enemies against the jacobins
                                                      2. the impact of the terror
                                                        1. France no longer a like country
                                                          1. failed to achieve Robespierre's aims
                                                            1. death, mass casualties
                                                              1. destroyed the estates
                                                                1. defeated counter revolutionary threat
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