The French Revolution

Updated: 9/7/2021
The French Revolution

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  • Hello, my name is Leo Santiago, and we're in the French Revolution.
  • The French Revolution began on May 5th, 1789, and lasted until November 9th, 1799.
  • After France's involvement with the American Revolution, the country was in poor conditions.
  • So hungry.
  • We want justice!We want food!
  • People were mad due to the social inequality, the cost of bread, the tax burden, and the financial crisis because of the wars. And during the revolution, there was also a Reign of Terror.
  • The Reign of Terror was a period between 1793 and 1794 caracterizado by changes made in the violence of the French Revolution. Three organisms were created in this time. The Health Committee, whose purpose was to concentrate the civil and military powers.The Commite of General Security was also created to search enemies of the Revolution.
  • The end of the war brought many effects on the country. The ownership in the land change, the Catholic Church lost power, many ideologies were introduced such as nationalism, liberalism and socialism, and liberalism was spread through the country.