HistoryNotes-1-2-06 - History Notes - 1/2/06 Unit VI - The...

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Section 41: "Backgrounds": * French Revolution replaces Old France with a Modern Society - One of the only good things about this revolution * Age of the Atlantic Revolutions * Role of France was decisive in American Revolution * French Revolution - One of the most momentous upheavals and changes * Bourgeois led revolution - emerging middle class comes into opposition with upper class * Awareness of class antagonism in order for revolution to take place * They demanded a voice in government * This revolution takes place in a country that was very advanced * French science and books lead the world right now * France was the most powerful country in Europe at this time and most wealthy * The French were the most populous - more than 24 million people * Paris was a city to be copied everywhere throughout Europe * Why did a revolution break out? Economic factor - the government was near bankrupt * Specific Backgrounds *
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course HIST-MASH AP Europea taught by Professor Achenbach during the Fall '06 term at Allegheny.

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HistoryNotes-1-2-06 - History Notes - 1/2/06 Unit VI - The...

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