Chap 19 Outline

Chap 19 Outline - Western Civ Study Guide CHAPTER NOTES 19...

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Western Civ Study Guide CHAPTER NOTES: 19 - First French Revolution (1789-91) o Brought about destruction of Royal Absoltism o Caused by Enlightenment, conflicts bt crown and nobles, conflict bt peasants and nobles o Beginning of Rev 1780s: Louis XVI couldn’t cover debts 1787: called Assembly, refused to pay taxes, had to call Estates General Third Estate formed Natl Assembly, nodles and clergy started to join, king had to accept o Creation of New Political Order Aug 89-sept 90: reorganized French society, abolished privelages of Nobles and Clergy, loyal jurisdiction of noblemen, feudal laws, game laws, privelages of provinces and towns Aug 26 1789: National Assembly: Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen: Rights to Liberty and Property, equality b4 law, freedom from oppression, religious toleration, Civil Const of Clergy: church made into state property, property of church seized o Responses to first Revolution Ppl in villages/towns overthrew leaders and installed supporters of Rev OPPOSITION: clergy refuse to take oath, nobles organized opposition, Cath and Prot. Had conflicts - French Republic (1792-99) o Establishment of Republic(1792) Originally appeared it would be Const Monarch, but Louis XVI refused to accept revolution, aattempted to flee ion June 1791 In attempt to prevent invasion, French waged war on Austri, but went very badly for France Aug 10 1791: radical republicans overthrew govt in Paris and ordered elected convention to write
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