15 French Revolution

15 French Revolution - French Revolution Causes and...

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French Revolution 
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Causes and Attitudes The Enlightenment Anglophile feeling in France The American Revolution French system’s lack of change Louis XVI clung to Absolutism King’s response to the poor Class resentment Economic problems
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First Stage (1789-1793) King desired new tax to  stabilize economy Estates General  (3  estates)   Not met for 150 years Needed to meet Certified by Parlement  (high court) Election in early 1789 Finally met in Spring  1789 3 rd  Estate walked out
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First Stage National Assembly (1789- 1793) 3 rd  estate met in indoor tennis  court Resolved to stay in session  until constitution could be  written King couldn't get money King instructed 1 st  and 2 nd   estates to meet with National  Assembly 3 rd  estate doubled their  numbers 1 st  and 2 nd  sat on right, 3 rd  sat  on left Formed municipal government
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First Stage Events at Bastille  July 14, 1789 Municipal  government trying  to get arms Revolts in the  countryside
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2012 for the course MFG 202 taught by Professor Davis,d during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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