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The French RevolutionI.France under Louis xvII.France under Louis XVIIII. Scandal: Diamond Necklace AffairThe French revolution breaks the status quoVery violent, changingFrance had been a monarchy, one of the oldest in Europe, organizes itself very early,the fact that it disintegrates into blood makes it become a big eventEurope before the revolution is very different then Europe after the revolutionDoes the French revolution include Napolean?Louis 14thdied in 1715 and leaves his thrown to his great grandson who will take thethrown as Louis 15th-becomes king when he is 4 years oldLouis 15thcontinues the elaborate lifestyle of Versailles, everything is on displayThis system is very expensive however France is broke, nearly bankruptFrances debt verse levels of income is so off balanceWhen you reach the amount of money you can leave your govt. get shakyLouis 15tho1710-74ohe will rule a very long timeounder his rule that French culture and art reach their heightoAt this point that the French are creating great works of art, literatureMadame de PompadouroLouis was very much like Charles the 2ndoMade her his mistressoOne of four sisters who shared Louis’s bedoBest mistressoWorked for the good of FranceoBecame very close to the kingoWas a patron of learningSeven Years War: 1756-63oFought on three different continentsoBritish seize CanadaoFrench driven from IndiaoFrench budget deficit soarsoCan arguably be considered the first world waroFrance motivated by a foreign policy to get back at British since Louis XIV—does not go according to plano

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Term
Spring
Professor
Zucker
Tags
French Revolution, Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Louis, Louis XVI of France, Louis XVIII of France

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