King Louis: An Ineffective Ruler

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I think Louis got what was coming to him in the long run. Before the Flight to Varennes, I would probably argue that he simply an ineffective ruler, but after he tried to abandon his people and uproot the government, he had made himself an enemy of the state. He even declared it in the letter that he left behind. France 's new government needed to punish him in some way. However, I wouldn 't call him a traitor. He was definitely an enemy of the government but he wasn 't an enemy of the nation. I believe that he didn 't just want the power of being king. He wasn 't very good at being king and he probably could have still lived in luxury without that title. For that reason, I believe he was trying to restore his power because he thought it
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