The French Revolution 1789-1791. By: Susan M. Pojer and Elizabeth Atchison. The French Monarchy: 1775 - 1793. Marie Antoinette & Louis XVI. Marie Antoinette and the Royal Children. Let Them Eat Cake! . Marie Antoinette NEVER said that, but it was somewhat her attitude
By: Susan M. Pojer and Elizabeth Atchison
The French Monarchy:1775 - 1793
Marie Antoinette & Louis XVI
Marie Antoinette and the Royal Children
Financial Problemsin France, 1789
The Suggested Voting Pattern:Voting by Estates
The Number of Representativesin the Estates General: Vote by Head!
Convening the Estates General May, 1789
Last time it was called into session was 1614!
# 3- The quest for equality
“The Tennis Court Oath”by Jacques Louis David
June 20, 1789
#4- Absolute power for the King
Storming the Bastille,July 14, 1789
July 20, 1789
As the poor around France heard about the turmoil in Paris, attacks started in other areas against the rich
Louis 16th was called for by the people to leave Versailles and come to Paris
Anger over BREAD
We want the baker, the baker’s wife and the baker’s boy!
National Constituent Assembly1789 - 1791
August DecreesAugust 4-11, 1789
The Battle Cry of the Poor
The WHITE of the Bourbons + the RED & BLUE of Paris.
The “Liberty Cap”: Bonne Rouge
August 26, 1789
Church lands were taken and sold to pay off French debts 1790
A Bourgeois Government