The French Revolution - The French Revolution First Phase 1789-1793 Objective To understand the causes of the French Revolution To understand the events

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The French Revolution First Phase: 1789-1793
Objective To understand the causes of the French Revolution To understand the events leading to the French Revolution To understand the consequences of the French Revolution
French Literacy Rates
French Society in the 1700s Divided into Three estates First Estate: The Church Second Estate: The Nobility Third Estate: Everybody Else
The Three Estates
French Society in the 1700s Peasants subject to obligations (banalites) Corvee Taille Gabelle Other obligations
French Absolutism in Crisis Louis XIV dies in 1715; his great- grandson Louis XV becomes king
Louis XIV
Louis XV
Madame Du Barry
French Absolutism in Crisis Louis XVI Grandson of Louis XV Marie Antoinette
Louis XVI
Marie Antoinette
French Absolutism in Crisis Government needs money Debts from wars Solutions?
French Absolutism in Crisis Louis XVI pressured to convene the Estates-General Represented each estate Voting System Problems?
The Estates General
French Absolutism in Crisis Estates-General convenes Cahiers de doleances
The French Revolution On June 17, 1789, the Third Estate calls itself the National Assembly Tennis Court Oath
Tennis Court Oath
The French Revolution The Fall of the Bastille Parisians march to the Bastille on July 14, 1789

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