The French Times
Abolishment of Monarchy
Sept. 21st, 1972- The Legislative Assembly votes to abolish monarchy and establish the First Republic. Royalist deserted the French Army. King Louis XVI approved new constitution that stripped him of power. The Royalists wanted to restore the kings power. The outbreak of violence with shortage of food and some economic crisis lead to the French Revolution. Some people declared France a republic. Jacobins destroyed all traces of old order. On August 10th, the Parisians stormed the Tuileries and slaughtered the kings guards, which led the royal family to flee to Legislative Assembly.