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The March on Versailles
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The Reign of Terror
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The Rise of Napoleon
I am Napoleon I.
The March on Versailles was a group of women that were very angry and hungry, there mission was to get the King to alleviate bread shortages. Some though had more violent intentions. They were there to either punish the King's soldiers or the Queen , Marie Antoinette, who at the time was very despised.
The Reign of Terror lasted from September 1793 until the Fall of Robespierre in 1794. It was a pretty sinister thing that happened during that time. People that were believed to be a threat to national security were purged. In the ninth month over 16,000 people were guillotined. These executions were labeled "internal enemies."
Napoleon I, was a French military leader and emperor of most of Europe in the early 19th century. After a fatal invasion in Russia in 1812, he abdicated the throne two years later and was exiled to the island of Elba. Napoleon was married to Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma from 1810-1821. Some of his major achievements was reforming education, improving industrial and commercial sectors in France, and improving Agriculture sectors in France. He died at age 51 in 1821 and is buried in Les Invalides, Paris, France.
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