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French Revolution
Updated: 5/24/2020
French Revolution
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  • Exposition
  • King Louis XVI
  • Tax the Poor!
  • Conflict
  • Why do the upper two classes pay very little taxes and we pay so much!
  • If we are a majority of the population, why don't we revolt!
  • Rising Action
  • We will continue meeting till we have say.
  • TThe French Monarchy increase taxes after being broke from the French and Indian War and supporting America during their revolution. Since the Americans don't pay them back, they start to tax their already poor citizens.
  • Climax
  • Since the French Monarchy is heavily taxing the poor, and they have very little say in the government, a French citizen, named Evon Mercier, says that they should revolt
  • Falling Action
  • The French people take the tennis court oath, which means that they will continue revolting till they have a say in the government. A while after the oath, the French citizens successfully invade Hotel les Invalides.
  • Resolution
  • Rule all of Europe!
  • Bastille is surrounded by French revolutionaries, their commander Evon Mercier negotiates to the commanding officer, Nathanaël Roux, a cruel and powerful leader. Since they disagree to Mercier's terms, they are attacked by a barrage of cannons and hundreds of angry French citizens
  • Soon, many French monarchy buildings are being attacked. But, King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, don't take notice, until the Women's March, which is lead by Florette Mercier, occurs and many hundred French people surround their caste until the King steps out and gives up his title.
  • Maximilian Robespierre
  • Time after the King and Queen are captured, they are executed by the guillotine by Maximilian Robespierre, who sent 40,000 others to be killed by it. He was soon killed, time would pass, then Napoleon would take control in a few years. It would be a very long time until France s became a stable war-free nation.
  • King Louis XVI
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