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King Louis XVI
King of France from 1774-1792; had unpopular polices like harsh taxes, helped jump start the French Revolution. Deposed by the National Convention, he was executed by guillotine
Queen of France, wife of King Louis XVI; queen during the French Revolution and was disliked by her people; found guilty of treason and killed by guillotine
in pre-Revolution France, the bourgeoisie, artisans, workers, and peasants; made up 97% of the population
"without breeches"; a radical group of shop-keepers and wage earners during the French Revolution who wanted a larger voice in government and an end to foot food shortages
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
a document that laid out the basic principles of the French Revolution
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