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Enlightened Ideals and the French Revolution

Summary: This essay deals with how the French Revolution was affected by the new Enlightened ideals.
The Enlightenment created many new ideas and established views on the world that had never been in existence. These ideas were economical, social, scientific, and political. When the Third Estate stormed the Bastille on July 14, 1789, they knew that they wanted a new government. A government based on the Enlightenment ideals resulted from the French Revolution between the years 1789 and 1794. These ideals were liberty and equality. They can even be seen in the motto of the French Revolution: "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity."

The Estates General was split into the three Estates: The First, the Second, and the Third. The First and Second Estates were composed of the nobles and the clergy. The Third Estate was the majority of France. It contained the the commoners. This was a mixture of rich members of the middle class, urban workers, and the mass of peasants. Whenever the Estates General...

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