French Revolution

The beginning

The rioting started on July 12th.

Various social, political, and economic conditions led to the french revolution. These conditions included dissatisfaction among the lower and middle classes, interest in new ideas about government, and financial problems caused by the costs of the wars.

Between September 2 and 7, more than 1000 royalists and suspected traitors who had been rounded up in various parts of France.

The War

In August 1789, the Assembly had adopted the Decrees of August 4 and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen lasted from 1789 to 1799. The financial crisis developed because France had gone deeply into debt to finance fighting in the Seven Years' War (1756-1763) and the Revolutionary War in America (1775-1783).On July 14, 1789, a huge crowd of Parisians rushed to the Bastille By 1788, the government was almost bankrupt.

In October 1799, a number of political leaders had plotted to overthrow the Directory

After


The French society challenged the rule.The French government had undergone periodic economic crisis. On July 14 the bastille, the royal prison that symbolized the despotism of the bourbons, was stormed and captured .Aug. 4, 1789, the clergy, nobles, and bourgeoisie renounced their privileges; a few days later the assembly passed a law abolishing feudal and manorial prerogatives, but guaranteeing compensation in certain cases. Parallel legislation included prohibition of the sale of public offices, of exemption from taxation, and of the right of the Roman Catholic Church to levy tithes.

Between September 2 and 7, more than 1000 Royalists and suspected traitors who had been rounded up in various parts of France.

How did the participants demonstrate their beliefs about their protest?

They felt strongly about the war because they never gave up through out the entire war.