History 18.2

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History 18.2
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2010-02-08 14:46:44
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On the Eve of Revolution
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The French Revolution & Napoleon
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  1. Faction
    dissenting groupsp of people competing to gain power
  2. Marquis de Lafayette
    the aristocratic "hero of two worlds" who fought alongside George Washington in the American Revolution
  3. Olympe de Gouges
    a journalist, demanded equal rights in her Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen
  4. Marie Antoinette
    daughter of Maria Theresa, brother of Joseph II, Austian born queen, lived a life of great pleasure and extravagance
  5. Emigres
    nobles, clergy, and others who fled France and its revolutionary forces
  6. Sans-culottes
    working-class men or women who made the French Revolution more radical; called such because he or she wore long trousers instead of fancy knee breeches that the upper class wore
  7. republic
    government ruled by elected representatives instead of a monarch
  8. Jacobins
    members of radical politicalvclub during the French Revolution

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