French Revolution A Tale Of Two Cities

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French Revolution
The French Revolution is considered by most historians as a major turning point in World History. Many major shifts took place in France, causing many uproars by the people of France. In A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens he stated, “Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!” Charles Dickens, along with many other Frenchmen, were dedicated to their cause and would not let their voices go quietly into the night, no matter the consequence. This lead to changes not only in the French government, but lead to changes within the world.
Before the French Revolution, the Third Estate, or the lower class, were the only ones to pay taxes. During Louis XVI’s reign, the
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