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The Roles of King Louis Xvi and Marie Antoinette of France During the French Revolution

Summary: Discusses the French Revolution. Analyzes the actions of French King Louis XVI and his queen Marie Antoinette in the days preceding the French Revolution. Details how those actions led to their deaths.
The Roles of King Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette of France During the French Revolution

During about the mid-1700s, discontent among the people of France began to increase. Although there were many different reasons why this occurred, and many historians dispute on the causes, the subsequent explanations are generally accepted: (1) France had the greatest number of people, compared with the other European countries, and was not able to supply enough food for the masses; (2) the middle class of France, the bourgeoisie, which included many professionals like doctors and lawyers were not allowed to hold political power; (3) the terrible life and the hardships endured by the peasants dismayed them from supporting the feudal system - a system that the French aristocracy was still strongly accustomed to; and (4) the involvement of France in the American Revolution contributed to further ruining the financial situation of France. ("French Revolution"- Britannica) France...

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