Collection: French Revolution

The French Revolution took place between 1789 and 1799, beginning with the storming of the Bastille in July of 1789 and ending with Napoleon overthrowing the revolutionaries in 1799. The French revolutionists aimed to obtain greater power for the Third Estate, to break the absolutism of the French monarchy and topple the aristocracy.

French Revolution

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The Success of The French Revolution
22nd Jul 2021
Introduction: The French revolution was successful in obtaining many of its goals. Although there were many failures throughout the French revolutions attempt to gain power, control and rights within France....

The Causes of the 1789 French Revolution
22nd Jul 2021
Introduction: The French Revolution of 1789 had many long-range causes. Political, social, and economic conditions in France contributed to the discontent felt by many French people-especially those of the third estate...

The French Revolution: Storming of the Bastille
18th May 2020
Introduction: The French Revolution generated a political environment that greatly changed the world. It established liberalism and nationalism to countries that were previously ruled by oppressive monarchies....

Was the French Revolution Necessary?
23rd Sep 2019
Introduction: The French Revolution was a necessary revolution that gave the people of France their independence and a new form of government that was much needed. Before the French revolution, France was goi...

Legacies of the French Revolution
29th Sep 2017
Introduction: What were the major legacies of the French Revolution to Nineteenth century Europe? Since the beginning of the nineteenth century the legacies of the French revolution have been hotly debated by hist...

The Flaws Of The French Revolution History Essay
1st Jan 2015
Introduction: The French Revolution was a time of great change. Following several years of unrest and uncertainty in France, peace was achieved and equality was implemented throughout the country. One of the most i...

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