Lecture outlines.The French Revolution

Lecture outlines.The French Revolution - - The Consulate...

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The French Revolution 1. Causes of the Revolution - Marxist school of thought - Revisionists 2. The Beginning: Financial crisis and the clash between the crown and nobles - Financial reforms - Estates General, May 1789 3. 1789-1791 – Moderate stage - The National (Constituent) Assembly, June 17, 1789 - Storming of the Bastille, July 14, 1789 - Peasants Uprisings - Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, August 26, 1789 - October Days 4. Reforms of the National Assembly - Abolition of special privileges - Statement of human rights - The Civil Constitution of the Clergy - 1791 Constitution 5. 1792-1794 – Radical stage - Factors of radicalization - Flight of the royal family - The war against Austria and Prussia - September Massacres - National Convention and the abolition of the monarchy - First anti-French coalition - Jacobin rule - Robespierre, the Committee of Public Safety and the reign of terror - Thermidor 6. 1795-1801 – Rise of Napoleon - The Directory of Five (1795-1799)
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Unformatted text preview: - The Consulate (1799-1802) Personalities: Louis XVI Marie Antoinette George-Jacques Danton (1759-1794) Jean Paul Marat (1743-1793) Maximilien Robespierre (1758-1794) Marquis de Lafayette (1754-1834) Jacques-Pierre Brissot (1754-1793) Terminology: Third estate Bourgeois or bourgeoisie Bourgeois revolution Estates General National Assembly (called Constituent Assembly while working on the constitution), Legislative Assembly (after the adoption of the first French constitution in 1791), then National Convention Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen Civil Constitution of the Clergy First Coalition (Prussia, Austria, Britain, the Dutch republic, Spain, the Kingdoms of Sardinia and Naples), 1793 Sans-culottes Girondins Jacobins Guillotine Flight to Varenne Great Fear October Days September Massacre Committee of Public Safety Republic of Virtue Directory Thermidor...
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