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Use this World History and The French Revolution video entitled Estates and Assemblies to study the structure of French society prior to the outbreak of revolution. Learn about the symbolic importance of the storming of the Bastille by Parisian mobs, and discover the course of the French Revolution from the summoning of the Estates-General in 1789 to the Reign of Terror and the final collapse of the revolutionary government.

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  • Cause of French Revolution. Learn about The Estates and Assemblies. Study the forces behind the French Revolution and the Estates and Assemblies, which began with idealism, deteriorated into violence, and culminated in the rise of Napoleon.
  • Trace the rise of European autocracies from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Gain insight to the structure of French society prior to the outbreak of revolution.
  • Discover the symbolic importance of the storming of the Bastille by Parisian mobs.
  • Follow the course of the French Revolution from the summoning of the Estates General in 1789 to the Reign of Terror and the final collapse of the revolutionary government. Identify the political, economic, and social forces that lay behind the French Revolution.
  • Survey the transformation of France from a nation ruled by the dictates of aristocratic privilege and an absolute monarchy to the rise of a government shaped by the bourgeoisie. Discover the major social and political effects of the French Revolution, a turning point in Western civilization.
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