I am Napoleon Bonaparte, I was the ruler of France from 1799 until 1815, and i ended the french revolution
Factors that led to the french revolution
Lets just gamble so we can earn more money
Problem: poor leadership, unnecessary spending.
effects: struggling economy!resentment from lower classes.
We need more food for the citizens.
we have no food nor money
why do we alone pay huge taxes when we do all the work
The french revolution lasted 10 years from 1789 to 1799. It began on July 14, 1789 when revolutionaries stormed a prison called the Bastille. The revolution ended in 1799, when general Napoleon Bonaparte overthrew the revolutionary government and established the french consulate.
The meeting of the Estate General
I'm representing the clergy
I'm representing the nobles
I'm representing the peasants
Many factors played a role in the french revolution such as: growing resentment among lower classes, new ideas about government.The french also suffered from serious economic problems. And the french also experienced weak leadership and food shortage.
The tennis court oath
We arent leaving these courts until a new constitution is made!!
The lower class( peasants) had to pay extremely high taxes, although they were in poverty, while the nobles and clergy didn't have to pay any.
The great fear
In the estates- general each class had a representative who would discuss with or advise the king with his decisions, usually individually.
On June 1780, the national assembly found themselves locked out of their meeting room. They broke down a door to an indoor tennis court, pledging to stay until they had drawn up a new constitution. The members of the noble and clergy who favored reform joined in, then Louis stationed his mercenary army of Swiss guards around Versailles.
The Great fear was a wave of senseless panic throughout France where peasants became outlaws. peasants were armed with pitchforks/farm tolls, as they broke into nobles manors and destroyed documents. These documents bounded them to pay feudal dues leading to heavy taxation.