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The French Revolution

The French Revolution was a social and political conflict, with different periods of violence that convulsed France and, by extension of its implications, other European nations who battled supporters and opponents of the system known as the Old Regime. It began with the self-proclamation of the Third Estate as National Assembly in 1789 and ended with the coup of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1799.

The French Revolution was a social and political conflict, with different periods of violence that convulsed France and, by extension of its implications, other European nations who battled supporters and opponents of the system known as the Old Regime. It began with the self-proclamation of the Third Estate as National Assembly in 1789 and ended with the coup of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1799. First of all the word "Revolution" is the radical change or transformation and deep respect to the recent past. France was the most populous country in Western Europe, and was the most prosperous continent. Also, France was the most prestigious intellectual initiative center of the ideological revolution of the eighteenth century. The French Revolution was caused by the breakdown of the old regime, high taxes, poverty, and a lack of food. Under Louis XV in power, France, constants lived in war and all its wealth was being destroyed. The last war that led to France almost too financial ruin was for U.S. power, to be in a war the governed need a lot of money, and before that war France had been in another war that lasted seven years. Louis XV did not care about the people, he living just thinking that if he was going to win the war or not, but unfortunately none of the war that was won. After 72 years of reign, Louis XIV died at Versailles on 1 September 1715 because of smallpox. After a few days of Louis XV died, his son Louis XVI was proclaimed the new king of France. Louis XVI was very nervous with his wife Marie Antoinette and he did not know how he would govern France, and he prayer "God protects the young rulers." He had studied policy for when he became one day govern, but he still did not feel prepared to govern. On the next day of he is King, Louis XVI meet a school. When arrived, Maximilien Robespierre the headmaster read a poem to him and but Louis XVI did not even look Robespierre. It is ironic because after fate would again put in the same way and Louis XVI did not even know that this was the man who would kill him in a guillotine, the machine that was used for capital punishment by decapitation. After a time, Louis XVI wanted revenge on the United State. He wanted to win the war because his father Louis XIV could not, so he gave 200, 000, 000 Pounds leaving France in debt. Furthermore, although France was indebted, Marie Antoinette was making bets and plays representing, while the people were starving and had to pay very high taxes. The only people who were not paying tax were the rich. After a while Marie Antoinette began to accumulate debts and the people called her "Madame Deficit". Marie Antoinette would put the name of "Madame Deficit" because the country was in economic chaos and she was spending on clothing, jewelry, and shoes as usual. Moreover, people's crops were no longer working, while food prices increased. For when this problem was happening the people could not take some food to his mouth and the table of King Louis XVI was always full of good food, the same man who had congratulated the King and Queen for his coronation, called Maximilien Robespierre, was accusing him of poverty in which the people were going through. The people will soon have a voice portal prompted freedom and social equality for the revolution. In late 1700, Versalles was in oasis of extravagance surrounded by land with a desperate and insecure king commanded; France is going the way of the disaster. On May 4, 1789 Maximilien Robespierre, a young politician arrived in Versalles. Robespierre came to present...
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