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  • Marie Antoinette

    Marie Antoinette” In Vienna‚ on November 2‚ 1755 the thirty-eight-year-old sovereign‚ ruler of an empire‚ Marie Theresa‚ was to give birth for the fifteenth time in her life to‚ Maria Antonia Josephina Johanna. Since all the archduchesses were given the first name Maria‚ they were usually addressed by their second name. Maria Theresa would refer to her youngest daughter as Antonia. It was the French who would call her Marie Antoinette. In the meantime Antonia blossomed she grew and developed

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    When people think of The French Revolution‚ they think of the Queen of France‚ Marie Antoinette. The blame for The French Revolution was put mostly on her.  Marie Antoinette is a misunderstood historical figure who does not deserve the bad name she has been given. She was the first victim of bad publicity‚ for example‚ the infamous saying “Let them eat cake”. Marie Antoinette did contribute to the debt the French state was in‚ but only slightly. Her husband‚ Louis XVI’s‚ grandfather contributed

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    Marie Antoinette From the very beginning‚ Marie Antoinette was born as an Austrian princess. She was the favored and most beautiful daughter. Her mother‚ strategically arranged for Marie to marry in order to form a new alliance with France. Just at the age of 14‚ she was married and then became queen of a foreign country. Seems like a huge responsibility for such a young girl... And nevertheless it was. At the end of her reign‚ Marie Antoinette ended up being an unfit ruler and was hated by the

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    Topic: Marie Antoinette Thesis: The last Queen of France Introduction A: Attention Getter: Do any of you know who was the last Queen of France? B: Thesis: Marie Antoinette was the last queen of France. C: Preview: Today I will tell you a little bit of her childhood‚ her life as a French queen and her unhappy marriage and boredom. D: Creditability: I remember both my brothers studying the French Revolution and them talking about her‚ so for that reason I decided to learn more bout her. E:

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    Marie Antoinette: Misrepresentation and Her Effects on the French Revolution While Marie Antoinette may have inspired hatred and disgust in the monarchy by the French people‚ the drastic misconceptions surrounding her involvement in sparking the French Revolution are endless. The public used her as a scapegoat to blame all of their problems on. In reality‚ she did very little of what she was accused. Economic problems and bad politics are actually greatly responsible for the rise of the French

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    Karen Kilimnik (American‚ born 1955). Marie Antoinette out for a walk At Her Petite Hermitage‚ France‚ 1750‚ 2005. Oil on canvas‚ 20 x 15 in. (50.8 x 38.1 cm). Often‚ it is difficult to tell exactly what is going on in Karen Kilimnik’s paintings. Being that the title of her paintings never really match the face in the painting‚ she kind of play around with it. In this painting “Marie Antoinette out for a Walk at her Petite Hermitage‚ France‚ 1750‚ was painted in 2005 is a portrait of Paris Hilton

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  • Marie Antoinette Thesis

    Marie Antoinette How would you imagine your life as a king or queen in the 1700’s? Surely you would love to have royalty but that’s not the whole point of it. Marie Antoinette‚ born in Vienna‚ Austria‚ in 1755‚ became Queen of France at the age of 19! She married Louis the XVI(16) when she was just 15 years old‚ a man she never knew just because governments were interested in forming alliances with other countries which meant to unite their leaders with the offspring of other royalty. Marie Antoinette

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  • Research paper on Marie Antoinette

    Rachel Crawford English 1304‚ Thinking‚ Writing‚ and Research 2 May 2011 Marie Antoinette; an Impossible Image “Let them eat cake”‚ quoted by the misunderstood Queen of France is a line that has been twisted and misinterpreted by the people of France. The film about Marie Antoinette was created by Sophie Coppola‚ and is a similar depiction of what the queen was like during the 18th century. In spite of the fact that Antoinette is famous for being hated‚ Coppola does a superb job at giving people an

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  • Marie Antoinette, A Great Leader.

    Marie Antoinette‚ A Great Leader By : Sarah Joan Every leader throughout history has effected the world in some way. Regardless if it was positive or negative‚ short-term or long-term‚ they did have an impact. The greatest leaders are remembered throughout history and the rest of time. The worst leaders are the ones who are completely forgotten‚ or worse‚ remembered for all time as the leader who messed up. There are different opinions as to what really makes a great leader‚ but something that

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  • Marie Antoinette Review Movie

    Marie Antoinette This film is a motion picture displaying the life of Marie Antoinette as a young queen. It trails Marie’s life as she matures from a teenage bride to a young woman expressing her nature and her life of fabulousness and outrageousness. She was only 14 years old when she was pledged to marry Louis XVI for an alliance that had nothing to do with love. She then was sent to France‚ ripping completely from her old life. As time had passed‚ Marie had found life at Versailles stifling

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