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The Who of the French Revolution
American and French Revolutions

These are the key players of the French Revolution.

Marie Antoinette- wife of Louis XVI, Queen of France beheaded as a traitor in 1793.
 
Louis XVI- King of France, husband to Marie also beheaded as a traitor.
 
Maximillien Robespierre- Head of the Committee of Public Safety; lead the Reign of Terror killing 40,000 people.
 
Napolean Bonaparte- Emperor of France from 1801 to 1814.
 
National Assembly- A group of mostly the 3rd estate who seperated from the Estates General to get their voices heard.
 
Estates General- a group of all 3 estates called together to figure out hot to gain money, food and alliance from the French people again.
 
1st Estate- The Clergy
 
2nd Estate- Nobles
 
3rd Estate- Commoners
 
John Locke- Influenced French ideas for a constitution.
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*5 Ellis and Esler