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French Revolution

AOS 1
Revs Revision Notes – Part I

AOS 1 – French Revolution

Index:
1. PRE REVOLUTION FRANCE
a. France in the 18th Century
b. Power and Limitations of the King
c. Privilege and its Spread
d. Frances Taxes (How and What)
e. The Estates

2. IDEAS, INPUTS AND CAUSES
f. Very Short List of Causes of the Revolution
g. Shift to Sensibility
h. American Revolution Input
i. The Liberal Economic Theory (Physiocracy)
j. The Philosophes

3. FINANCIAL CRISIS AND MANAGEMENT
k. Frances Financial Crisis
l. Frances Finance Ministers (Comptroller-General)
m. Compte Rendu
n. Parlements and Their Role
o. Assembly of Notables and Their Role

4. EVENTS PRECEEDING AND DURING EXILE AND RECALL OF PARLEMENTS p. Ségur Ordinance
q. Diamond Necklace Affair
r. Eden Treaty
s. Calling of the Assembly of Notables
t. The Dutch Crisis (Spring 1787)
u. Last Chance with the Notables
v. Notables Dissolved
w. Attempts to Pass Reforms at the Parlements
x. Exile and Recall of the Parlements
y. Society of Thirty

5. EVENTS PRECEEDING CALL OF ESTATES GENERAL
z. The Reduction of Parlement’s Rights
{. The Day of Tiles (Grenoble)
|. The Famine of 1788
}. The Calling of the Estates-General

6. ESTATES-GENERAL
~. Issues Before 5th May
. Abbé Sieyès: Qu'est-ce que le tiers état?
. The Réveillon Riot
. The Composition of the Estates-General
. Cahiers De Doléances
. Convening of the Estates-General

7. THE FORMING OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
. Credentials and Commons
. Tennis Court Oath
. Séance Royale

8. BASTILLE
. Preceding Bastille
. Storming of the Bastille

9. AUGUST DECREES
. August Decrees

10. ETCETERA
. Important Dates
. Important...