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Undergoing a Revolution. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!. Bastille day. Bastille Day – July 14, 1789 a symbolic act of revolution independence day for France Bastille represented evil & corruption People protested for freedom of speech and equality

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Undergoing a revolution

Undergoing a Revolution

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!


Bastille day

Bastille day

  • Bastille Day – July 14, 1789

  • a symbolic act of revolution

  • independence day for France

  • Bastille represented evil & corruption

  • People protested for freedom of speech and equality

  • killed governor of Bastille, forced King to listen

en.wikipedia.org


Louis xvi calls for meeting of estates general 1789

Louis xvi calls for meeting of estates general - 1789

  • The Estates General are a Governing body representing all three estates

  • All estates have not met since 1614.

  • “deputies” are representatives of each estate

  • The first and second estate outnumber the third estate by votes (2 to 1)

teachnet.eu


Third estate upset form their own government

Third estate upset, form their own government

  • Called the National Assembly

  • Secretive organization

  • Members of Bourgeoisie

  • A governing body of the Third Estate

  • Encourage people to ignore King

  • Passed laws and reforms (changes)

http://www.franceattraction.com/bourgeoisie.html


The national assembly

The national assembly

  • Encourage other estates to join them

  • Originally not recognized by the King

  • King locks them out of meetings

  • They decide to meet on their own

  • King Louis XVI discovers their meeting place

  • King files a Letter of Condemnation – they are not allowed to be in the country


The king condemns them

The king condemns them!

  • Members refuse to be stopped, meet on a tennis court and take the Tennis Court Oath (the National Assembly will meet at any location until their plans are successful).

  • Established “ Declaration of Right of Man and Citizen”

  • (DOROMAC)

  • King appeals to the Second Estate, “Please pay taxes!” They refuse…and so does the Third Estate.

  • France has no money & no income!

  • King has lost absolute power, he is forced to recognize new government

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Louis xvi listens perhaps too late

Louis XVI listens…perhaps too late!

  • Recognizes National Assembly

  • Governing body representing all Estates

  • King has lost absolute power, he is forced to acknowledge new government

  • Many join the Third Estate and the National Assembly

littlemissfrenchified.wordpress.com


Escape from france

Escape from france!

  • The King & Queen attempt to flee into safety

  • They try to cross the border to Austria

  • Postmaster recognized them and contacts authorities

  • Marie and Louis XVI were arrested & forced into imprisonment

  • Accused of treason and leaving their people

en.wikipedia.org

en.wikipedia.org


In 1792 france becomes a republic

In 1792 france becomes a republic

  • Reign of Terror begins…


Secret phrase to enter class on tuesday

Secret phrase to enter class on tuesday

  • Tennis court head


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