Frenchmen, we must solve this financial crisis, and restore our former glory!
Why do they all receive equal vote when there is nearly twice as many of us than them?
But Sire, that isn't fair at all!
Every Estate shall receive one vote on every issue we discuss here today.
Should the majority of people not have more power?
We demand an equal say!
It is no matter, the majority will be heard.
These doors are closed off to the Third Estate!
Companions! We are being unfairly excluded by our country's superiors. But we will create change to this. We will stay here at all costs until we have created a new constitution, a new hope for the common people.
My friends, it is done. The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen. We have finally created a better life for our citizens
Spread this news, and watch the effect this has on our countrymen.
Tear down this symbol of oppression and abuse! Arm yourselves for the Revolution!
Back in Paris, the Bastille Prison, July 14th.
The Palace of Versailles, 12 miles outside of Paris.
We starve while you feast!
Feed your people!
Who holds the most power now that the peasants have shown their power?
The Jacobins have taken control since the events in these recent years. You are lucky to grow up in an environment of change and prosperity in France.
This new regime punishes anyone that dares speak against them.
These Jacobins are ruthless! They may be worse for France than the King ever was!
But as the years went on, Augustin came to realize that not all change is good change.
Father, Husband, Citizen
The number of executions goes up by the day!
They did not even spare the King or Queen. Robespierre will stop at no lengths for control.
But as abruptly as the Reign of Terror began, it ended. The new leader was a military man.
How can France become better? Our countries leaders have only gotten worse. Our finances are disappearing again overseas in wars.
I can only hope, like my father before me, that our countries future will be all the brighter from this dark period.
Augustin became cannon fodder for Napoleons military conquests. Augustin would perish in battle before seeing Napoleon be exiled.