The people’s social rights had been respected, the life of urban and rural workers improved significantly.The Bourgeoisie led the process to ensure their social matters.
The French Revolution Kenneth Milton History104 World Civilization 11 Professor Carl Garrigus May 20, 2013 The French Revolution The French Revolution was the greatest event of the modern period. The whole world received the message of Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity.
It began in the year 1789 and lasted approximately a decade, until the year 1799.
Although the revolution did not deliver on all of its promises and ideals, it introduced ideas and forced changes that shaped modern history and politics.
The revolution abolished the monarchy and created the French Republic.
Financial difficulties grew under Louis XIV and Louis XV as they embarked upon ambitious wars and extravagant spending.
The Seven Years War crippled France as she lost her colonies to Britain and was economically drained.
It launched a string of reforms that gradually stripped the ruling aristocracy of its power, privileges, and property.
The French Revolution also introduced several fundamental democratic traditions and tools.
These inventions made it easier for Napoleon’s Empire to maintain control of lands they had conquered.
In conclusion, the French Revolution was an important milestone of our modern civilization.