France and French Revolution

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France and French Revolution

Outcomes

Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15th 1769 and died on May 5 1821. During his lifetime he was a French military and political leader. He sponsored the Napoleonic Code and led France into many invasions. He crowned himself emperor of France in 1804. He was hated by his many enemies but was still considered a great revolutionary leader.

Grievances

Biography

France and the French Revolution

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First Estate (the clergy)-They wanted to stop and end bishops who held more than one diocese. A diocese is a district under the pastoral care of a bishop in the Christian Church.-They also demanded for people who weren’t noble to be able to become bishops.-They were prepared to give up financial privileges but they did not want to give up they position the First Estate held over the other two Estates. Second Estate (the nobles)-Many people voted that they were willing to give up their financial privileges.-The people were accepting of the fact that Academic Merit should be the requirements to hold certain offices. -They also attacked the government from being out of date.Third Estate (the commoners)-They wanted to have a fair voting system.-They spoke out against the financial privileges that the other two Estates had. -People of the lower estate wanted/needed more say in the governments decisions. A lot of the choices made by the government mainly affected the lower estates all though they had the least amount of say in the outcome.

Goals

-The people wanted to overthrow Louis XVI, the King of France and Navarre.-Destroy the unfair political system.-Make France a republic. -Create a declaration of independence for France.

-The revolution unified France and demolished monarchy.-The Declaration of the Rights of Man was written.-The lower estates gained more rights.-Napoleon Bonaparte rose to power and overthrew and invaded many lands leading to an expansion of France.

The Storming of the Bastille, 14 July 1789

Map of France

CitationsBiography- Website: www.biography.comLink: http://www.biography.com/people/napoleon-9420291#synopsisPictures- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution Video- https://youtu.be/tfHnwqtJT9UList of Grievances- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cahiers_de_dol%C3%A9ances Goals- http://history.howstuffworks.com/european-history/french-revolution-info.htmOutcomes- http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/history/french-revolution.htmlMap- http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/country/france.html

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