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VOCABULARY SERIES (AMPUTEE)

AMPUTEE : A LIMB AMPUTATED PERSON

VOCABULARY SERIES (BIZARRE)

BIZARRE : UNUSUAL

VOCABULARY SERIES (BEATITUDE)

BEATITUDE: PERFECT HAPPINESS

VOCABULARY SERIES (BENISON)

BENISON : BLESSING

VOCABULARY SERIES (SABBATICAL)

SABBATICAL : INTERVAL AFTER NORMAL WORK

VOCABULARY SERIES (DESPONDENCY)

DESPONDENCY : SAD, HOPELESS

FRENCH REVOLUTION (PART-1)

PHASES OF REVOLUTION



FRENCH SOCIETY


REASONS BEHIND THE REVOLUTION

POLITICAL REASON
Royal and luxurious life of king Louis XVI (Bourbon Despot) and his officials.High expenditure on the royal palace of Versailles.King was unconscious about the wellbeing of people.Nobles and priests didn’t want to apply any limits on their lavish lifestyle.
ECONOMIC REASON Taxes were only paid by the third estate those were severely affected by it.First two estates (clergy and nobility) didn’t pay any taxes even if they were rich because of their privileged by birth.Empty royal treasury when Louis ascended the throne because of the long war period with Britain and open reckless expenditure.Under Louis, France helped American colonies to get the freedom that caused an additional burden on the treasury.France was under a debt of more then 2 billion livres.To overcome the burden of increased loans king decided to forcefully apply new taxes on the advice of his officials.The church too collect taxes called ‘tith…

VOCABULARY SERIES (DISGRUNTLED)

DISGRUNTLED : ANGRY OR DISSATISFIED

FRENCH REVOLUTION (BASTILLE DEMOLITION)

BASTILLE DEMOLITION
In search of arms and ammunition people gathered near a fort (BASTILLE) which was actually a jail and it was a symbol of despotic power monarchy among people. A huge crowd gathered near bastille, most of them were there to see whatever is going on.Only about 900 people were attacking bastille but it looks like the whole Paris gathered to destroy bastille.Governor of bastille warned people against any attack but crowed was very angry and suborned to get arms and ammunition.As soon as somehow the gates of bastille were opened crowed forcefully got the way inside and open fire took place.Many people were killed and officials of bastille were brutally assaulted and became the diet of people’s anger.There were only about seven prisoners in bastille.People were so angry over the system in France and poverty and their extremely bad conditions that they completely demolish rock strong bastille fort.Now a days there is a pillar at the place of bastille in France.People of Fr…