HIST 104, Outline 11, The French Revolution, Part II, Tues Oct 6, 2015

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History of the Modern World 104-2Prof. ForayTuesday, October 6, 2015 Part II: The French Revolution and Napoleonic Rule I. The “Radical Revolution”: from constitutional monarchy to radical republic A.In 1790-1791,National Assembly put in place those laws and ideas that first drove the revolution, but with mixed success 1.See, document reader: Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman(1792) B.Impasse in revolution (Jacobins and sans-culottes vs. more moderate members of bourgeoisie), and then King/royal family tried to escape C.National Assembly (now called the Legislative Assembly, technically) declared war on Austria on April 20, 1792; war against Prussia followed in June 1792 D.National Assembly/Legislative Assembly, renaming itself the National Convention, abolished the monarchy entirely and declared France to be a republic E.King put on trial for conspiracy and treason in December 1792; found guilty; executed on January 21, 1793 1.Queen Marie Antoinette executed on October 16, 1793F.

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