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Unformatted text preview: 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...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course HIST 5 taught by Professor Dinoe.buenviaje during the Fall '08 term at Riverside Community College.

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