How Did the French Revolution Start?

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A number of events led to the start of the French revolution. France was bankrupt, inflation was at an all time high, and the French public wanted a constitutional monarchy to limit the powers of the king. The king resisted and the people held an uprising, formed a new constitution and reduced the king?s powers.
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The official start of the Revolution was the storming of the Bastille at the 14th of July 1789 and the Tennis Court Oath. It began on 14 July 1789 with the Storming of the Bastille.
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The French Revolution started in 1789. ChaCha again!
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While no one can be declared a winner of the French Revolution, by the time it dissolved into political infighting and completely disparate factions, the real losers were the citizenry
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when the peasants stormed bastille 14 july. some disgruntled members of the estates general have been plotting prior to the storming of bastille
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Between 1789 and 1802 France was wracked by a revolution which radically changed the government, administration, military and culture of the nation as well as plunging Europe into a series of wars. France went from a largely feudal state under an... More »
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