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french revolution

estates general a legislative body filled with 3 estates, it was kind of a caste system in a way because it had different leveled people. but ended in 1789.
regime ancien a political and social system that was previously there when the french revolution was happening.
Louis xvi married Marie Antoinette, daughter of the emperor and empress of Austria, a match intended to not be allies with Austria. was the cause of absoultism, unfair social and poltical systeyms, national debt, and inflation.
third estate 98% of the population, many to be peasants=621 representitives
second estate nobles= 286 representatives
first estate clergy( the church)= 308 representatives
tennis court oath 3rd estate was locked out of the estates general, so they protested. But they all swore to remain in session until they complete a new constitution. they declared themselves the national assembly. and were the cause of the storming of the Bastille.
national assembly all started with the tennis court oath, later the national assembly was the leading nation. Louis became a limited monarch, had an end to absolutism beginning the declaration of the rights of man in 1789.
national convention Louis was to remain in his palace. he attempted to flee the country, but was caught and arrested, the Austrians came to protect the monarch. legislative assembly fails to address inflation and food storage.
reign of terror national convention believes louis is a trader, executed him in 1793. started the committee of public saftey( people who looked like the did something wrong could get killed), this was led by maximilian robespierre
robespierre began the french revolution's reign of terror, was overthrown and arrested by the National Convention,
jacobins a national convention that abolishes(ends) the monarchy
bastille Louis had sent troops to break up the national convention,( this was the 3rd estate) 3rd estate wanted to defend their new government. this caused Louis to lose power.
committee of public safety was used to go against the foregin troops trying to attack france. there job was to kill anyone that looked like they were spying on france and waiting to fight back.
guillotine a designed for efficiently carrying out executions by beheading
directory men who held the executive power in France according to the constitution,They were chosen by the new legislature
declaration of the rights of man passed by France's National Constituent Assembly,is a fundamental document of the French Revolution and in the history of human and civil rights.
napoleon was a French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe
enlightenment inspired both the American and French Revolution, based on the principles of liberty, equality, and fraternity,Philosophers of the Enlightenment favored limited monarchy, freedom of speech, and equality.
american revolution a war fought from 1775-1783 and won by the 13 American colonies to achieve independence from Great Britain.
inflation food supply was low and the prices went up to keep paying off the Palace of Versailles for the monarchs.
Napoleonic code laws concerning property, colonial affairs, the family, and individual rights.
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