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    was Louis XVIII as King of France?’’ In April 1814‚ napoleon abdicated from the throne unconditionally due to the other European monarchs opposing and rising against him. This meant that there was a rising question to who would take over the French phone and rule. The decision of this was to the quadruple alliance (Britain‚ Russia‚ Austria‚ and Prussia)‚ they then made the decisions to restore the Bourbon reign‚ that last ruled in 1793. The rightful heir to the Bourbon reign was Louis XVIII. When

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    students to use a primary source document to learn about the execution of French King Louis XVI in 1793. This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the primary source from the following website for classroom use or direct students to the website to answer the worksheet questions: http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/louis.htm The primary source document is labeled (The Execution of Louis XVI‚ 1793) Students read the document and answer the questions on the worksheet. The

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    Louis XVII came to the throne in 1814 as the rightful heir. After the defeat of Napoleon there were two possible branches of the Bourbon family. The elder branch‚ which was Louis XVIII (brother to guillotined Louis XVII) and the younger branch‚ which was Louis Phillippe‚ duc d’Orleons. It was left to the allies to choose who should rule‚ and they did not want France to be a republic. However Europe could no establish who should be the new ruler of France. They therefore decided to let France choose

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    Pope in 1801 and what did it say? 6. What was the Civil Code? 7. What did Napoleon do in 1802 to give himself more power? 8. What happened on December 2‚ 1804? Considering the French Revolution and what happened to Louis XVI‚ why is that ironic? 9. According to Bertaud (in red)‚ why was it important that the Pope came to Paris for the ceremony? Finally‚ a kingdom as tiny as his ambitions were great. http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/history/guide18/part01

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    caused incredible reforms. For example‚ Abraham Lincoln abolished slavery in the United States‚ and King Louis XVIII of France inadvertently caused a revolution. Though Louis may be well known‚ the most famous of France’s rulers was arguably Napoleon. His military success and determination led to a huge amount of power within his French Empire‚ but ultimately a great fall. The entire nation of France was able to appreciate Napoleon and give him perhaps more credit than he is due; they saw him as a beacon

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    LOUIS XIV OF FRANCE AND ABSOLUTISM QUESTION: In Louis XIV’s view‚ what were the qualities of an effective monarch? In his opinion‚ what were the main obstacles to absolute rule? Louis XIV is known as being one of the most remarkable monarchs in history. He reined for seventy-two years (1643-1715) and from 1661‚ he personally controlled French government. The 17th century is labelled as the age of Louis XIV. Louis XIV‚ was a strong believer in “absolutism” - term used to describe a form of monarchical

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    The French revolution took place in France from 1789 to 1792‚ during the reign of King Louis XVI. It was an expression of discontent from the poor towards the rich‚ and of how they thought France was governed unfairly. The revolution is considered one of the most important events in human history‚ as it has continued to shape societies and the ways we live today (Cody‚ 2008). Through examining political‚ economical‚ social and cultural factors that led up to the French Revolution‚ this essay aims

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    In 1789‚ France was under a revolution. It was ruled by absolute monarchy for centuries. Unfairness between Estates started to frustrate the people at the bottom of France. The French government was 4000 million livers in debt (Christopher Hibbert 1980 p.14). Besides the partial blames that Louis XVI deserved‚ the situation was quite out of his control. There were many other reasons that lead to this revolution and every single problem was connected with each other. The most important short term

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    WHY WAS THERE A REVOLUTION IN FRANCE? By the 1780’s‚ France was in great trouble. The country was almost bankrupt‚ there was famine and the third estate were becoming frustrated and angry. This created the build up towards revolution. In this essay I will look at the political‚ social and economic situation of France to try and identify why the revolution happened. During this era‚ there were many new political ideas about equality and freedom. This was called ‘The Enlightenment’ and was written

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    Revolutionaries Right To Execute Their King? Over the years since the execution of Louis 16th there have been several different discussions as to whether it was right for the French revolutionaries to execute their king. There are a number of reasons to lead people to think that it was right that Louis 16th was beheaded by the blood stained blade of the guillotine. The defendants of the revolutionaries state that Louis 16th was a horrific traitor to the majority of his people. The first was that he

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