Terror Or The French Revolution In The 1780's

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Shortly after the Civil War, there was something much more radical followed. Not many have heard of the Terror or the French Revolution in the 1780’s, though just because it is not notoriously known does not repudiate the fact that is was one of the most gratuitous, oppressive, and bloodiest time periods in history. It all began when the king of France at the time, Louis XVI, started requiring peasants and nobles to pay taxes, in this caused great turmoil that led to the calling of the first Estates General meeting in 75 years. This meeting was held in Paris France on May 5, 1789 to form a vote, due to unfair circumstances. Since the third estate, the peasants, were overruled, despite possessing more members than the first and second estates

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