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Grade 7 Humanities - Civil Disobedience: March on Versailles

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French Revolution brought about great changes in the society and government of France. The revolution, which lasted from 1789 to 1799, also had far-reaching effects on the rest of Europe. It introduced democratic ideals to France but did not make the nation a democracy. However, it ended supreme rule by French kings and strengthened the middle class. After the revolution began, no European kings, nobles, or other privileged groups could ever again take their powers for granted or ignore the ideals of liberty and equality.

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Blaufarb, Rafe. "French Revolution." World Book Student. World Book, 2014. Web. 27 Oct. 2014. 

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March on Versailles