The French Revolution

by: Allie Moore

Who was involved?

  • The Third Estate
  • Peasants
  • King Louis XVI
  • Marie Antoinette

Why did the revolution start?

  • Taxes
  • Work without pay
  • Unfair laws
  • Lack of rights

Where was it?

This revolution actually happened only in France, mostly taking place in Paris, with arguments breaking out across the country.

When did it take place?

  • 1788-turbulence begins
  • 1789-war starts
  • 1799-war ends

What happened?

  • Rising taxes
  • Parliament
  • War breaks out
  • Guillotine