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2. Population of Paris vs. Louis XVI a. High prices of bread produced riots b. Voted for representatives of Third Estate c. Wanted to fight for National Constituents Assembly
3. Parisians in Bastille
5. Louis XVI “surrenders”
H. The “Great Fear” and the Night of August 4 th 1. Great Fear in French countryside LIST
2. Effects of August 4 th by National Constituent Assembly LIST a. Nobles/clerics in National Constituent Assembly renounced feudal rights b. Surrendered rights LIST c. Gave up what they already lost d. All French subject to same laws
e. Sale of gov. offices abolished f. Rights to political, military positions based on merit g. Abolished a lot of the Old Regime 3. Economic fires brought fuel to revolution
4. When Assembly fought internally Artisan class was called I. The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen 1. National Constituent Assembly wrote statement with political principles
2. Governmental role in this declaration LIST
b. Gov. existed to protect these right c. All citizen equal under law d. Innocent before proven guilty e. Freedom of religion f. Taxation for all 3. Ideas in declaration LIST a. Civil equality: challenged legal/social inequalities b. Popular sovereignty: gov. must be responsible for the governed 4. Declaration not meant for women a. Many women wanted rights to: property, inheritance, family, divorce LIST 5. Declaration helped the oppressed become part of civic life J. The Parisian Women’s March on Versailles 1. Women marched with weapons demanding more bread a. King agreed to sanction decrees of Assembly b. Crowd demanded Louis return to Paris III. The Reconstruction of France 1. Goals of National Constituent Assembly LIST a. Constitutional monarchy b. Rational administration c. Unregulated economic freedom d. Religion anticlericalism e. Determined to protect property i. social equality/democracy A. Political Reorganization 1. Constitutional monarchy a. Legislative assembly i. power to make war/peace b. monarch had a suspension vote B. Active and Passive Citizens 1. Active citizens able to vote for electors a. Men that paid annual taxes 2. Gave people voice in gov. Based on property C. Olympe de Gouges’ Declaration of the Rights of Women a. Addressed declaration to Queen Marie Antoinette

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