Bastille:
Was a prison, was stormed on July 14th 1789 which is now known as Bastille Day. The French destroyed Bastille, the grounds where the Bastille was is now known as the Place de la Bastille. (In Paris)
Causes:
  • Debt -Wars, Excessive Spending
  • High Taxes
  • Famine
  • Large Population- Many people in the Third Estate
*Catholic Church- only church in France?*
Influences:
  • Enlightenment
  • American Revolution
  • 7 Years War

Significant People:
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Louis XVI


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