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Let’s find out what the French Revolution was and why! Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why the French Revolution happened? Not?
So let’s know this and other curiosities! Attention: The video is for informational purposes only! The revolution: As the name suggests, it was a revolution that took place in France, from 1789 to 1799, having been a period of great political and social upheaval in the country, which impacted the history of France, the European continent and also had an impact on the western world. But why did it happen? Let’s see below! The story: Thanks to the increase in social and economic inequality, in addition to many events and factors of the established aristocratic political and social system, among other reasons, that originated the French Revolution in 1789. It began with the fall of the Bastille, on July 14, 1789. The Bastille was a prison, located in Paris, where people condemned for political actions that displeased absolutist royalty were placed. In the period of the revolution, acts were carried out that would influence different parts of the world, such as the realization of the form of republican government, the holding of the National Assembly, the National Convention, among others. And the French general Napoleon Bonaparte, who was very popular in France, because of his victories in several battles against Austria and Sardinia between 1796 and 1797, ended up carrying out, together with some other leaders, a coup d’état and assumed the French government at the end of 1799. The revolution brought Absolutism to an end, with several important consequences for France, the European continent and the western world. Curiosities: Historically, Freemasonry had a lot of influence throughout the period of the French Revolution, and the motto that France would adopt since then, would come from Freemasonry, being it: freedom, equality and fraternity. Do you know other curiosities on the topic? Leave your comment! Conclusion: The French Revolution was a period of great political and social upheaval in the country. It was motivated by the increase in social and economic inequality, among other reasons, having started with the fall of the Bastille, which occurred on July 14, 1789. And after 10 of revolution, it came to an end in 1799, and in the final moments, General Napoleon Bonaparte, who was very popular in France at that time, carried out a coup d’état, allied with some other leaders and took over the government of France in 1799. Today’s video ends here, i hope you liked it! Until the next!