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French Revolution

Summary: Explores the history of the French Revolution. Describes the following causes, the Age of Enlightenment, political problems and financial hardships. Also examines the leadership of King Louis XVI.
During the 1700's, the French Revolution occurred. Many causes led up this uprising. These causes include the Age of Enlightenment, political problems and financial hardships.

The first of these causes was ideas during the Enlightenment. The ideas were about French society. John Locke, an Enlightenment thinker, wrote that each and every single person is born with rights. These natural rights include: life, liberty and property. Locke wanted to get rid of an unjust ruler, and people began to be inquisitive of the authority of the King. Another Enlightenment thinker, Montisqieu, wanted freedom of speech without punishment. A powerful government should be divided into three branches. The Legislative branch made laws and was made up of National Assembly; Executive branch was made up of the King, with limited power, who enforces the laws. The Judicial branch was made up of judges that interpret laws to the people. Other thinkers...

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