French Revolution Story Board 2- Tyson Michels

French Revolution Story Board 2- Tyson Michels

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  • Women’s March on Versailles
  • We need more bread!
  • You royals are coming back to Paris with us!
  • We deserve rights to free speech and religion.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • We should also be able to assemble and there should be a separation of powers
  • Reign of Terror
  • You are punished by death for opposing the revolution!
  • The Women's March On Versailles was when armed peasant women marched to the Palace of Versailles. They demanded bread and they wanted King Louis and his wife to move to Paris so they could be watched. The mob was successful in getting the royals to Paris and they got some bread the palace had been hoarding.
  • Execution of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette
  • You both are convicted of treason. You are punished with death
  • Noooo!
  • The Declaration of The Rights of Man was a document written by the National Assemble which was a bit like the American Declaration of Independence. It state many freedoms including freedom of religion, speech, and assembly. It also emphasized the separation of powers.
  • Rise of Napoleon
  • The Reign of Terror was a time when many French citizens were fearful for their lives. Maximillian Robespierre was the leader during this time. Around 40,000 people were executed by the guillotine. You could be executed if you were suspected of being an opponent of the revolution. The Reign of Terror ended when Robespierre was executed by guillotine. 
  • Fall of Napoleon
  • We are hungry and cold!
  • King Louis the 16th and his wife, Marie Antoinette, were both put to death by guillotine. King Louis was charged with treason for his dealings with Austria and put to death January 21st, 1793. His wife was also put to death for treason on October 16th, 1793.
  • Napolean Bonaparte rose to power by being good at his jobs and rising through the ranks of military. His first claim to fame was defending the National Convention from royalists. He was the leader in many successful battles which gave him more credibility. He seized control of France with a Coup d'Etat where he took control of the government and became emperor.
  • No!
  • Restore the Monarchy!
  • Napolean's fall from power was caused by a few things. He lost the Battle of Trafalger which allowed for Britain to have the best navy in Europe. He tried to blockade Europe but it was poorly execute and Britain created it's own. One of the biggest causes was him invading Russia. He marched deep into Russia until October which caused him to lose most of his troops.
  • I have no troops and will be removed from power soon.
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