French Revolution
Updated: 12/12/2019
French Revolution
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  • You will be taxed extra for everything you have.
  • This is Bulls#$%!
  • Bakery
  • There's no more bread.
  • We need to fix this unbalanced system and create a new and better one!
  • In the beginning of the French Revolution tax collectors came to all lower-class citizens and increased their taxes for everything they have had. Farmers were extremely outraged with this.
  • GIVE US YOUR S#$%!
  • Food Supplies were running low due to farmers not being able to afford seeds. There were lines of people at every bakery to find bread.
  • OFF WITH THEIR HEADS!
  • The locals went to the town hall and Jean-Jacques Rousseau gave a speech that officially began the revolution. All the locals cheered and began to go to get weapons.
  • Napoleon exiled on remote island of St. Helena
  • Thousands of the French working class stormed the Bastille in order to acquire more weapons and ammo. Many died on both sides.
  • Millions were killed in the reign of terror. The revolution was divided between the Jacobins and the Girondins, the Jacobins won.
  • Napoleon tried to reunite France after the revolution. Napoleon pretty obviously failed.
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