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  • National Constituent Assembly
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    French Revolution, cataclysmic political and social upheaval, extending from 1789 to 1799. The revolution resulted, among other things, in the overthrow of the monarchy in France and in the establishment of the First Republic. It was generated by a vast complex of causes and produced an equally vast complex of consequences. For more than a century before the accession of King Louis XVI in 1774, the French government experienced periodic economic crises resulting from wars, royal mismanagement, a...
  • Revolution And The Assembly's Principles
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    ON WHAT PRINCIPLES DID THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SEEK TO RESTRUCTURE FRENCH GOVERNMENT AND SOCIETY IN THE YEARS 1789-91? When the National Assembly established a dominant position in the running of the French state in 1789, they needed to move quickly to reform the old state around them into one that corresponded to the political views held within the new Assembly members. A 'principle' or origin from which all remodelling could take form from, and that would justify the actions of the Assembly to t...
  • International Assembly Of Nations
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    UN: United Nations The United Nations was established on October 29, 1945. The United Nations was formed right after World War 2. It was also formed for international assembly of Nations to bring world peace. The United Nations is the successor of the league of Nations, a kind of the same organization formed after World War 1 that failed to stop another war. The United Nations was first outlined in the Dumbarton Oaks Proposal of 1944. In the Yalta conference the biggest threes of those times, Un...
  • Period Of The National Constituent Assembly
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    To what extent did the reforms of the Constituent Assembly create discontent? The National Constituent Assembly solved some of Frances short term problems, but caused significant discontent due to its inability to resolve long term problems, that had been destroying France economically, politically and socially. There were some groups of society that were quite content with the reforms of the Constituent Assembly, such as a majority of the bourgeoisie, peasants who gained from the abolition of t...
  • Civil Constitution The Assembly
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    Creating a new Society 14 July 1789 to 9 Thermidor II, (27 July 1794) (snapshot Napoleonic France 1804) According to Joseph Weber, foster brother of Queen Antoinette, there were three primary causes of the French revolution 'the disorder of the finances, the state of mind, and the war in America. ' The 'disorder in the finances' acknowledged that the bankruptcy of the monarchy opened the doors to defiance of the King's authority. The greatest single cause of the revolution was the economic crisi...
  • Substantial Monarchist Majority In The National Assembly
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    What problems did the third republic face and how close did it come to being overthrown The Third republic was destined to difficulties from it's very conception, any new system of government born out of the collapse of another; especially coupled with France's extra problems at this time meant the new ministers had some very major issues to resolve on top of simply trying to find their feet as the new republic came into being. After twenty-two years in power and 18 years as autocratic emperor o...
  • Elections For A New National Assembly
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    The process of liberalization and democratization increased in Taiwan throughout the 1980's. The government's new openness included the recognition of some of its past actions, such as the Nationalist government's massacre of thousands of native Taiwanese in 1947. Although friction has lessened between the island Chinese, who make up about 85% of the population, and those who came from the mainland, it has remained a problem. Martial law, in effect since 1949, was lifted in 1987 and many jailed ...
  • Third Estate Representatives
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    Estates General-1789 It quickly became clear to the king and his advisors that the common French people had reached a point of "tax saturation". That is, they simply could not provide more government revenue. Thus the king agreed in 1789 to hold a meeting of the Estates General - a medieval assembly elected to advise the king on policy. The Estates General consisted of three major groups: the First Estate of the Clergy, the Second Estate of French nobility, and the Third Estate of commoners. Eac...
  • National Constituent Assembly
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    The nobles and Church were controlling everything. Society was divided into three estates, the first estate was the Church, the second estates were the nobles, and the third estate was everyone else. The third estate was comprised of bankers, traders, businessmen, and everyone else. They were mainly comprised of the middle class or bourgeoisie. This class tried to gain political power, as they grew wealthier. When Louis XVI came to power France was a mess because of the 15th and 16th centuries' ...
  • France's Old Political Social Order
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    The French Revolution is a turning point in history, where the traditional social and political structures gave way to new forces and ideas of liberty, equality and fraternity. France provided crucial assistance in the American Revolution that launched the United States as an independent republic. Many French officers who served in the American Revolution arrived home exhilarated by the ideals of liberty and equality that they saw in the New World. The Revolution had helped to foster the idea of...

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