A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities - Even though some people were...

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Sarah Penny 2.13.09 1 st  Period Fixler PARIS, FRANCE IN THE 1700’S The 1700’s was a difficult time in Paris because not only was it the beginning of the French  Revolution but many people were hungry because of the transportation problems.  It was a difficult  job to transport goods into the city of Paris because the Seine River was such a winding river that only  barges could carry cargo from the sea ports.
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Unformatted text preview: Even though some people were suffering in poverty, the rich and royals were still enjoying their wealth and social standing. In the late 1700s, the Champs-Elysées become a fashionable avenue in Paris. Paris was paved mostly with cobblestone streets and had many sites such as palaces and churches that gave the city a medieval look....
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