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    great powers and long-term enemies of Austria-Hungary and France by marriage. She was brutally overthrown by her own starving people and portrayed to the world as a villain and abuser of power, whereas sympathy for the young queen should be shown. When Marie crossed the border at fifteen into Paris, everything about her previous identity was stripped down and carted away. She became a fine edition to the French court, and the current king, Louis XV wrote in his journal, approving of her being "full-figured

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    country of France at the time of the Revolution faced because of turmoil and struggle they faced. Different estates were formed based on what you did and your class in society. The people of society wanted more say in the government and decisions that King Louis XVI made. The public didn't approve with much of what King Louis did. His lack of ability to be a strong king and leader affected his reputation to the public eye. King Louis was tried for committing treason to the country of France. Treason

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    The French Revolution

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    Revolution, France was ruled and governed by the king, his Grand Council of ministers, and 13 courts called parliaments. King Louis XVI ruled by “divine right,” believing that he had been put on the throne by the grace of God. France then was one of the most powerful and wealthiest countries, and had a strong army, and even stronger cultural influence. (Plain, 5) Louis XVI and his wife Marie-Antoinette were shielded from the daily lives of the ordinary people in France. When Louis XVI inherited the

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    monarchy in France during 1789 to 1799. The goals of the French Revolution were to improve the political and financial structure of the nation and create a constitutional monarchy. Soon, the French Revolution developed into a move to establish a republic by overthrowing the King. This short essay will try to evaluate the important events that sparked the revolution. It will be argued that the France’s economic factor caused the French Revolution. Before the time of the French Revolution, France was divided

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    was political. I think this because King Louis XVI, rather than pay for his starving citizens, decided to support the American Revolution by taxing the lower class. Also he used most the taxes he collected, from the working class, to throw huge parties for the rich only and he also splurged on his wife with this money as well. Finally king Louis XVI was the absolute monarch in a country that wanted equality and rights. The first reason why King Louis XVI was a bad monarch was because he let old

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    Marie Antoinette was one of France 's most notorious queens. She was born on November 2, 1775 (Fraser, 2001) and was the fifthteenth child of Queen Maria Theresa, of Austria. Marie Antoinette married her second cousin once removed, Louis XVI when she was fourteen. Her actions while being the queen of France helped kindle the flames of the French Revolution. The political and social issues that led to the French Revolution also led to the death of Marie Antoinette. Marie Antoinette was not well liked

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    Antoinette Marie Antoinette was the last Queen of France during the 1700’s. She changed all of France with her ideas and rules. Marie was married to King Louis XVI. She was queen during the French Revolution. Her mother, Maria Theresa was the Empress of France. Marie helped people stop starving. Marie Antoinette was in November 2nd, 1755 in Vienna, Austria. Her father was Francis l, Holy Roman Emperor and her mother was Maria Theresa, Empress of France. She was the fifteenth child and got married at

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    Starting from 1500 to 1789, in France, lots of changes accord on already present religions or new developing ones. Every King or authority of that time came up with new set of rules and regulations for their people. Most of them were on the new developing branch of Christianity called, Protestantism. The most famous set of treaties were: Edict of Nantes in 1598; Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685; Voltaire’s Treatise on Toleration in 1763; Louis XVI’s Edict on Toleration in 1787; and the declaration

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    The French Revolution was a period that covered ten years of France’s history in the eighteenth century. It was a huge modernization of France where the Old Regime was ended. The liberal phase of the French Revolution spanned over the years 1789 to 1793. It was intended to enhance the power of the Third Estate, but the movement greatly impacted the nobles. Due to these new reforms, the nobles were negatively affected because they lost most of their power due to the formation of the National Assembly

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    Louis exclaimed 'Why, this is a revolt.' 'No Sire,' replied the duke, 'It is a revolution.' These words were uttered by the duke and King Louis XVI when the peasants revolted into the Bastille. You may ask did the peasants have a right to do this to the king and the country of France. Yes, the peasants had a right and this is why the French Revolution was just. The 3rd estate was severely in poverty, even to the extent of on the verge of death. The poverty was so severe it can be considered fatal

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