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louis xvi 1780

incompetent
weak
kind
stupid
french rev

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marie antoinette

severely disliked
french rev
austrian princess
made fun of peasants
infidelity

2

reasons for french rev

deBT !!!! wars with gb, seven years war, american rev

3

assembly of notables 1787

aristocrats clergy dont pay taxes
new land tax for all
refused of course
louis xvi
sparked revolution

4

estates general

three estates
clergy 1
aristocrats 2
commoners 3
each one vote

5

abbe sieyes

third estate
french rev

6

list of grievences

french rev
equal tax
regular meetings EG
at first loyal to monarch

7

National Assembly

french rev
third estate
angered at kept waiting at EG
delayed submitting creds
reps of all 3 estates

8

tennis court oath

national assembly
french rev
meeting hall closed
wont split until rights

9

Bastille

french rev
prison paris
held monarch haterz
arMS!!!

10

commune of Paris

french rev
municipal gov

11

lafayette 1800

french
general in american rev
led national guard

12

Great fear

french rev
peasants
noble groups steal from peasants
poor harvest
high taxes
attack estates

13

Declaration of the rights of man and citizen

French rev
lafayette
'all' citizens equal before law
freedom of religion, press, gov, and property
no wOMEN CAUSE GROSS

14

storming of versailles

women
no bread :c
french rev
captured king louis xvi and brought back to paris

15

Olympe de Gouges

rights of women
french rev
should have same rights as man
executed

16

Varennes

king tried to escape
used his own id
cause he stupid yo
caught
constituional monarchy collapse

17

girondins

war ! :D
exile king
laissez-faire ♥
local gov
vote = property
no le gusta sans-culottes put some pants on jezzuth heathens

18

Jacobins

king shall be executed \.u./
gov involved → prevent inflation
poweful central gov
san-culottes
favored

19

Declaration of pillnitz

dont harm the king or our austrian princess yo
marie antoinette
french rev

20

september massacre

sans-culottes
1200 counter-revolutionaries murdered
french rev

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committee of public safety

robespierre
dictators
french rev

22

reign of terror

robepierre french rev
committee of public safety
mass execution → mostly peasants
no fair trials
no clubs

23

Marat

french rev
sans-culotte
radical journalist
murdered by charlotte corday → giradon

24

cult of the supreme being

robespierre cray cray
cath church is icky
new calendar 10 days
months named after seasons
1792 first year of rep. → year one
remove religious symbols
obviously robespierre is a deity

25

thermidorian reaction 1794

robespierre guillatine
french rev

26

thermidorians

opposers of robepierre
french rev

27

the directory 1795

five men
two house legislature
basically oligarchy

28

napoleon

corsica
jacobin
military !
coup d'etat → overpowered directory
first consul

29

concordat [french rev]

napoleon appeases church
cath → 'great majority' religion of france
not official religion of france
dont really mean anythan

30

civil code if 1804

napoleon
napoleonic code
current frame for french law
single legal system → no more local laws
people equal before law
right of property
hated women
-could not buy/sell property
-legally dependent of males

31

battle of trafalgar 1805

french defeated by brits
no no frenchies play nice
navy

32

third/fourth coalition

quad alliance

napoleon
austria
russia
gb
prussia

33

continental system

napoleon
weaken gb

34

barren von stein 1790

napoleon
prussia
end junkers → enlist bourgeois
professional ministry of war
large army reserve → parttime soldiers
not as hard → peasants loyal

35

Napoleons grand army

600,000 men
invade russia
september {cray cray}
slash and burn moscow

36

louis xviii

after napoleon
old and gross
restoration of bourbon monarchy

37

elba

island napoleon was exiled to

38

congress of vienna 1814

gb austria prussia russia
after napoleon
poland → russia
generous to france
netherlands = reunite north and south [austrian]

39

metternich 1800

captain conservative
austrian chancellor

40

hundred days 1815

napoleon
return to france
louis xviii fled
emperor
exiled to st helena

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battle of waterloo 1815

napoleon
defeated x2
100 days
sent to st helena