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The French RevolutionWorksheet TermsMaximillian RobespierreWho: “The Incorruptible”What: Master orator, one of the Revolutions final victimsWhere: FranceWhen: 18thcenturyWhy: Changed the face of FranceThrough him, the people gain a voice of liberty, equality and revolutionLouis XVI (16th)Who:What: He was executed for treason by guillotine in 1793Where: FranceWhen: 18thcenturyWhy: Marries Marie AntoinetteMarie AntoinetteWho:What: Very young when she comes to VersaillesWhere: From Austria, living at VersaillesWhen: 18thcenturyWhy: Life at Versailles is a never ending ritual, obsesses with fashionEnlightenmentWho: New age of ideasWhat: Age of reasonWhere: FranceWhen: 18thcenturyWhy: Drive for equality threatens aristocracy“Madam Deficit”Who: Marie AntoinetteWhat: Name given to her because of her debtsWhere: VersaillesWhen: 18thcenturyWhy: Creating debt and hasn’t produced an heirJacques NeckerWho: Enlightenment thinkerWhat: Most popular minister because of his writingsWhere: FranceWhen: 18thcenturyWhy: finance minister of Louis XVIHe supported the Third estate
Estates GeneralWho:was the first meeting since 1614 of the French Estates-General, a general assemblyrepresenting the French estates of the realm

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