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Unformatted text preview: French Revolution • American Revolution’s impact on France • Five phases of the French Revolution-Aristocratic phase (1787-1789)-National Assembly (1789-1791)-Reign of Terror (1792-1794)-Thermidorian Reaction Directory (1794-1799)-Napoleonic Era (1799-1815) 1. Aristocratic Phase a. Louis XV (1715-1774) i. Debt b. Louis XVI (1774-1792) He was a locksmith Continued his great grandfathers spending habits. i. Minister J. Necker- finance manager, leading economist of France ii. Estates General 1. 1 st- Clergy 2. 2 nd- Nobles 3. 3 rd- Everyone 2. National Assembly a. Tennis Court Oath-members of the third estate. i. Bastille (July 14 th , 1789)-a defense castle that became a political prison; b. Declaration of the Rights of man (1789)- many of the same things are the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson influenced this. c. Civil Constitution of the clergy (1790)-effort to bring the Catholic Church to bay. All Catholic church officials must swear, d. Constitution (1791)-Based off the United States;...
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course GENED 111 taught by Professor Faunce during the Spring '08 term at Washington State University .
- Spring '08