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revolution. Consider: what conditions in France fostered the revolution (direct and indirect). What were the major political events of the war? how did the war effect society, and what was the ultimate outcome of it? Causes Success of the American Revolution National Debt and bankruptcy due to Louis the XIV Bad social class livings and separations. (food shortages, bad living standards, high unemployment rates expensive taxes) Enlightenment ideas from Rousseau and Voltaire. Inspired French people to go against their king. Major Political Events June 20, 1789 Tennis Court Oath – When the deputies of the Third Estate found themselves locked out of the meeting hall, they assembled in the royal tennis court. July 14, 1789 Storming of the Bastille – Citizens gathered and armed themselves and rushed the prison named the Bastille. They got the French military guards to surrender and this was a symbol for other uprisings to begin. August 27, 1789 Issue of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen – issued by the National Assembly in 1789, modeled the U.S. Constitution and gave men “the natural, inalienable and sacred rights of man.” October 5, 1789 Women’s March to Versailles – Women marched through the streets of Paris demanding bread due to a shortage. July 1790 Civil Constitution of the Clergy – an oath of loyalty from churchmen to the church to ensure loyalty to the state. June 1791 Louis XVI attempts to flee - Louis XVI captured attempting to flee France and held under house arrest August 1791 Declaration of Pillnitz – Austria and Prussia would intervene if necessary to support the monarchy in France. September 1791 Declaration of Rights - made to accompany the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen to ensure more rights such as freedom of press and assembly. 1791 Draft of “A Declaration of the Rights of Woman” - was made, opening the eyes of many revolutionists. April 1792
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Michaels during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Oswego.

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