French Revolution

The French Revolution occurred from 1789 to 1799 and was a period of political and social upheaval. The Reign of Terror was a period of extreme violence that occurred during the first year of the revolution. This category focuses on the events that took place during and after revolution and their effects.

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Monarchy

How many sons did King Louis XVI have?

Two, the oldest died as a child of Tuberculosis and Louis XVII died at the age of 10 while in prison.

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What year did the French Revolution begin?

1789

Did you know:

Louis XVI was deposed in 1789.
In 1789 with the Storming of the Bastille.

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What was the main purpose of the French Revolution?

to over throw the king Luis 16th.

for the 3rd estate to "get a say"

for a new government.

the revolution ended up leading to another monarchy.

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What was the currency in France in 1789?

Franc

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How did marquis de sade die?

The marquis de sade died his sleep at the age of 74 in a insane asylum. He was having a relationship with a 13 year old at the time.

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When did the guillotine stop been used and why?

1977, when the death penalty was abolished in line with all other civilised countries

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Where did the tennis court oath take place?

It took place in the indoor tennis court of the Versailles Palace in France on 20th June 1789.

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Marie Antoinette

What was Marie Antoinette accused of?

In modern terms it can be said that they threw the book at her. She was charged with conspiracy to murder the Duke of Orleans, sending million to Austria, organizing and participating in orgies at Versailles, incest, declaring her son to be the King of France and the murder of the Swiss Guards, The trial was a travesty of justice and what would be called today a Kangaroo Court. She was found guilty of treason.

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July Revolution in 1930 where it was taken place?

The July Revolution took place in 1830, in France.

It resulted in the deposing of the last French Bourbon King, Charles X, and the enthronement of King Louis-Phillipe, the so-called "Citizen King".

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What was the significance of the symbols associated with India's freedom movement?

The most important thing to be noted is that significance of symbols is not a thing of past but to be there always and forever.The significance of symbols is to make future generations aware of efforts and pursuits as well hard-goings of their past generation to seek independence from British rule.Be itkhadi movement by Gandhi the cotton wheal as known to world which was a boycott to western goods remember Manchester.As well a successful effort to save the youth from clutches of western influence .
To the present day all Khadi stores all over India have a discount sale from second of OCTOBER to thirty-first of JANAURY.
Festival of Ganpati was started by Lokmanya Tilak to inculcate the feel of indianhood as well an effort to make the present generation realize the richness of our culture and heritage as well grow and identify with it.
The national emblem th, national song , national anthem , the colors of our flag ,the blue spokes wheel in the white color strip of national flag ,all have a great significance.


Chakra was used to promote the use of national products. It was an important symbol popularized by Mahatma Gandhi. Kadhi is also used for the same reason.

The use of black flags to protest against Simon Commission with wordings of "Simon Go Back."

The evolution of Indian flag during the struggle. At first in the Centre Vande Matram was written with different colors like green and red used. Then came chakra as told earlier its importance. It was replaced by present three colors, and a wheel on it symbolizing progress. This is not a complete one but an outline.

Gandhiji's three monkeys, mikazaru, mizaru and mazaru......not to see, hear or speak evil! If you mean to say evil, symbols from the side of British that's just their harsh oppressive rules like it was written in front of public parks or restaurants or libraries "Indians and dogs are not allowed to enter"

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Why did the Napoleonic Empire come to an end?

Napoleon was defeated by the Seventh Coalition at Waterloo and was sent into exile.

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Wellington

Did Wellington ever meet Napoleon?

No.

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What did peasants eat during the French Revolution?

bread

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What newspaper did Jean-Paul Marat publish?

It was first called Moniteur Patriote, then Publiciste Parisien, and finally and permanently l'Ami du Peuple.

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Why did Napoleon Bonaparte sign a concordat?

His fight with the Catholic Church was seen by the more devout rural French as a spiteful and mean spitited action (Which it was). By granting limited privileges to the church, he gained great friends in high places and the love of his people. It cost him nothing. He never returned the lands of the church. He offered no apology in the Name of France for the desecration of Cathedrals, theft of any religious icons or for the death and injury sustained by the clergy. For the Church it gained its status as the Church of the French. For Napoleon, it was a win-win bargain.

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Why was King Louis XVI sent to prison?

To prevent him from interfering with the the French Revolution

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Why did the Directory send Napoleon to Egypt?

It was hoped that he could interrupt UK trade with India.

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What were the results of French Revolution of 1848?

Well see the french revolution ended with alomost the smae govert as they started with a abloute monarch, all that battleing for nothing. Thier king disovled everything without legal permission

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Who shot Maximilien Robespierre?

It is disputed wether Robespierre shot himself in an attempt to commit suicide, or if he was hit by a bullet from the gendarme Merda during his arrest. His jaw was shattered, but he did not die. Amid cross-rumors of treason, (he himself had threatened to disclose a list of enemies of the nation) he was sent to the guillotine without any trial, as well as a 22 of his followers. On the two next days, 83 other people who had supported him were also beheaded.

An anonymous epitaph for him reads:
"passer-by, do not pity me; if I were alive, you would be dead"

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Napoleon Bonaparte

How do people view Napoleon Bonaparte as of today?

He was a brilliant military tactician and strategist whose many Battles are still studied today.

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Not only. He was also a great legislator. The Napoleonic Code remains also nowadays as the most remarkable set of laws of the XIX century, which influenced the legislation of several countries in subsequent years.

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What was the Promise of the March of Versailles?

The king promised to move the court from Versailles to Paris.

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Capital Punishment

Who did Maximilien Robespierre execute?

He never served as an executioner, but he voted in favor of the death penalty for hundreds.

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What were the weaknesses of the French Monarchy?

It was an absolute monarchy and therefore lacked the advice and consent of the governed. The entire government was built on the outmoded concept that certain groups had special rights and privilege as an accident of birth instead of their own merit.It also gave the power to the person only to rich people

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Clergy

What is the refractory clergy?

They were resistant to any change in the status quo.

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Who restored France after the reign of terror?

It was restored by the Directory and ruled by the middle class (bourgeoisie) who reversed many of the pro-revolution policies created by the National Constituent Assembly.


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