The French Revolution

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The French Revolution

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  • Started in 1789 and also marked the start of the modern age. Louis XVI was the king in that period
1 The Causes for it
1.1 Political Crisis
1.1.1 Estates of general

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  • Clergy had 300 representatives. Nobility had 300 representatives. The third state had 600 representatives. Each group had 1 vote. The king didn´t let them meet because he didnt want them to limit his power.
1.2 Economic crisis
1.2.1 The increase of taxes

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  • France was in bankrupt: It had participation in many wars The royal family spent a lot of money in goods. The solution that the ministers proposed to the king: To increase taxes even for the privileged classes
1.3 Social Crisis
1.3.1 The estates of realm were discontented

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  • The Nobility and the Clergy didn´t want o pay taxes The Burgoisie wanted to abolish monarchy Lower middle class and peasantry suffered economic problems They were also angered by the luxurious lifestyle of the king
2 Major events of the french revolution
2.1 National assembly

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  • The third state proposed a new voting system :one vote per person. The king refused. The third state demanded a constitution. The king finally agreed. And formed the Constituent assembly
2.1.1 The Constituent assembly

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  • At the same time this constitution began, the people started a riot . They attacked bastile New reforms: Abolished feudal rights. Approved The Declaration of the Rights of the Men and the Citizen.   The king tried to escape and was caught. In 1791 they adopted a new constitution
2.1.1.1 The legislative assembly

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  • 3 political groups: Girondins: Belived in revolution, political ideas more moderate.Jacovins: Belived in revolution, political ideas more radical.Monarchs: Wanted a monarchy. The king opposed and was imprisoned
2.1.1.1.1 The convention

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  • The king was executed Jacobins took control of the government. They imposed a dictatorship known as the terror.
2.1.1.1.1.1 The directory

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  • The Girondins got to the power They stopped the executions They had 5 members that ruled
2.1.1.1.1.1.1 The consulate

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  • The revolutionaries wanted to regain control. Napoleon made a military coup  It formed the consulate and he named himself first consul This time only 3 members ruled
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