The ruler of France in 1789 was:
Before the revolution, France had run up a large debt because:
The price of wood had risen and they needed wood for guillotines
The French gave money to the British to fight back against the colonies in America
The French sent armies to support the colonies in the American War of Independence
They spent a lot of money on starting a diamond mine in South Africa to get diamonds for Marie Antoinette's tiaras
The First Estate = Clergy
Shopkeepers( Clergy, Nobles, Shopkeepers )
The Second Estate = nobles
colonists( nobles, media, colonists )
The Third Estate = women
the army( women, commoners, the army )
The Bastille was the King's palace
The storming of the Bastille happened on:
July 4th 1776
July 4th 1789
July 14th 1776
July 14th 1789
The following is a slogan of the French Revolution:
Liberté, égalité, fraternité!
No taxation without representation!
Home Rule is Rome Rule!
Les Misérables a enriché Cameron Mackintosh!
Louis XVI died:
From a gunshot wound received in Battle with the British
By being executed by firing squad on the orders of Robespierre
By being beheaded with a guillotine after being found guilty of treason
When Marie Antoinette drove the Royal Carriage off the road
Robespierre was the President of:
The League of Pro-American Frenchmen
The Committee of Public Safety
The Guillotine and Stocks Makers and Manufacturers Union
The Society for the Abolition of Clerical Authority