Louis XIV begins is reign as the king of France in 1661 and was king for 72 years. Ending in 1715.
- During his reign he established that France was the dominant European country.
-Near the end of his reign there was many wars which led to not enough resources for people which helped lead to the revolution.
-Louis XIV was responsible for making himself and the nobles very wealthy, leaving
-Robespierre was a member of the estates-general and represented the 3rd estate, he was trying to stop the extreme poverty within the 3rd estate of France.
-He was also a radical leader of the Jacobins and was the main "architects" of the reign of terror.
-Marie did not have a significant role in the French revolution as she was Austrian and did not influence her husband king Louis XVI's decisions.
-She spent tons of money on expensive jewellery and clothes, and did obnoxious hairstyles that required hours of work.
-She had no real concern for the people of France and did not make any big changes.
-Deputies of the third estate began to meet at the tennis court of oath because the doors to the chamber were locked.
- They called themselves the national assembly.
- This was a way for the third estate to protest in that point in time
-Third estate had no gun powder, so they stormed the Bastille.
-They stole all the gun powder and destroyed the dungeon as it was a significant symbol to Paris.
-The woman of the marketplace of Paris, rioted over the price of bread being to expensive
The Directory was a group of five men who held the executive power in France according to the constitution of the year 1795 of the French Revolution.
-Napolean was a very successful leader near the French revolution
-Napolean was considered by most people to be the saviour of France
-He brought unity and equality to France