These were the causes of the French Revolution. Paris became accustomed to the rattle of two-wheeled carts called tumbrels as they carried people to the guillotine.
It took control of the German areas on the left bank of the Rhine River and set up a puppet regime. After a while, Louis XVI decided that it would be best if the three estates met together.
French emigration — To escape political tensions and save their lives, a number of individuals, mostly men, emigrated from France. Years of feudal oppression and fiscal mismanagement contributed to a French society that was ripe for revolt. This sparked the peasants notion of wanting change.
Nearly everyone was Catholic, but the Church was repressed. The revolution began with a government financial crisis but quickly became a movement of reform and violent change. Royalists and Jacobins protested the new regime but were swiftly silenced by the army, now led by a young and successful general named Napoleon Bonaparte.
The Jacobite rising in Scotland. The wave of revolutionary fervor and widespread hysteria quickly swept the countryside. The National Convention met in September.
The Mountain dominated a powerful political club called the Jacobin Club. On the domestic front, meanwhile, the political crisis took a radical turn when a group of insurgents led by the extremist Jacobins attacked the royal residence in Paris and arrested the king on August 10, The clergy and nobles did not have to pay most taxes.
Few people were satisfied with the constitutional monarchy. Internationally speaking, a number of major wars had taken place in the forty years leading up to the Revolution, and France had participated, to some degree, in most of them.
There were changes in the lifestyle of the people, as well as in clothes and art. Courts handed down about 18, death sentences in what was called the Reign of Terror. Under the constitution, the old distinctions between the clergy, nobles, and commoners disappeared.
The feudal regime had been weakened step-by-step and had already disappeared in parts of Europe. The French imposed reforms and incorporated the territory into France.
His military talents helped him to win popular support. German intellectuals celebrated the outbreak, hoping to see the triumph of Reason and The Enlightenment. It included the bourgeoisie, peasants and city workers.
French industry struggled for years after the Revolution to regain a foothold in such a drastically different environment. By law, society was divided in to three groups called estates.A short summary of History SparkNotes's The French Revolution (–).
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