hist1010 3 phases french revolution

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Josh Whitesell 9/19/05 History 1010 2pm–3:15pm What were the three phases of the French Revolution?
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Phase one (1789-1792) was the moderate phase, controlled by moderates of the National Assembly. France was in a depression, food was very expensive. This brought a lot of hardship. Paris, a city with high literacy, was home to many homeless and unemployed poor people and beggars. No one was happy. The king faced bankruptcy and called the 3 Estates together to try and raise revenues. These were the Nobility, the Clergy, and the Common, or Third Estate. The Third Estate wanted each member to vote individually, so that group votes like the nobility and clergy would not have domination. The Third Estate was prohibited from the assembly hall, and instead met in a tennis court, which lead to them creating the tennis court oath. With the tennis court oath, they all pledged to stay together. The Third Estate invited the first and second estates to join the new legislature, the National Assembly. The National Assembly brought up
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course HIST 1010 taught by Professor Frazier during the Fall '05 term at Western Michigan.

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