La revolution française

The French Revolution learning center.
 

Introductory Video
 
 
 
King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette
 
 
The Palace of Versailles
 
 
 
The meeting of the Estates General, 5 May 1789, Versailles
 
 
Storming of the Bastille, 14 July, 1789, Paris
 
 
                                                            
                                                                The French Enlightenment Leaders
     Jean-Jacques                                                                                                                         Voltaire
 
                                                
                                                                                        Monarchy
King Louis XVI                                                                                                            Marie Antoinette
 
The Three Estates
First Estate - Clergy
Second Estate - Nobility
Third Estate - Working Class
 
New France was lost after the Seven Years War

 
  
sans - culottes
 
          
The urban poor
 
La Marseillaise, French National Anthem
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kristine Isberg,
Jan 10, 2012, 6:36 AM
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Kristine Isberg,
Jan 10, 2012, 6:36 AM
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