French Revolution


Where did the French Revolution take place September 3

Where did the French Revolution take place
The French Revolution ended with several changes including the abolition of the French monarchy. A democratic and secular republic was established, and social change based on liberalism bega ...

What role did women play in the French Revolution September 3

What role did women play in the French Revolution
Women fared differently during different phases of the French Revolution and not all women participated in the same way or had anywhere near the same views of the Revolution itself. This was ...

What was the conclusion of the French Revolution September 3

What was the conclusion of the French Revolution
As the French Revolution concluded, the country adopted its slogan, "Liberty, Equality and Fraternity," as a guiding principle for at least the next century. The new government dev ...

How did Napoleon come to power in France September 3

How did Napoleon come to power in France
Napoleon was able to take advantage of a situation where the French government was bankrupt and inflation, unemployment and taxation were continuing to climb. There was a fear in France that ...

What is the difference between the American Revolution and the French Revolution September 3

What is the difference between the American Revolution and the French Revolution
Another difference between the two revolutions is the reasoning for each of them. For instance, the American Revolution occurred because the American colonists resented being taxed without r ...

When were the bread riots during the French Revolution September 3

When were the bread riots during the French Revolution
The bread riots were over bakery pricing of bread. When bread was scarce, which was frequent during this period of French history, the peasantry rioted in the bakery, damaging equipment and ...

What countries did Napoleon conquer September 3

What countries did Napoleon conquer
Driven by a desire to spread the French revolutionary principles throughout Europe, Napoleon first conquered Egypt to cripple British trade. He returned to France and, using both diplomacy a ...

How did the French Revolution start August 2

How did the French Revolution start
Credit: De Agostini Editorial De Agostini Getty Images King Louis XVI and his predecessor were also known for their extravagant spending habits, which had left the country close to bankruptc ...

What were long-term effects of the French Revolution July 30

What were long-term effects of the French Revolution
Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI De Agostini Picture Library Getty Images In France, one of the most significant changes brought by the French Revolution was social reform. The Revolution stemmed ...
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