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A poetical and philosophical essay on the French Revolution

Addressed to the Right Hon. Edmund Burke.

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      • Anonymous. By John Courtenay.With a half-title.Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 3460, no. 11).

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        LC Classifications1793
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        Paginationxvi, 110 p. :
        Number of Pages60
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        ISBN 10nodata
        2Eighteenth century -- reel 3460, no. 11.

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They fought against Great Britain, Austria and several other monarchies that were extremely popular at the time. Abbe Emmanuel Sieyes, one of the most articulate spokesmen for a new order, claimed that the third estate was the nation and that as the nation it was its own sovereign.

At the head of the bureaucracy was the Governor and Intendant. Although other factors influenced the French Revolution, the concepts of the Enlightenment provided the French people an idea of how to construct their new republic. In an early poem, Queen Mab, Shelley cannot contain his fury: War is the statesman's game, the priests delight, The lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.

Thus the slaves hated them as well as the whites. Social tension plaguing the Old Regime was the central grievance of those representing the Third Estate. On Rousseau's philosophy of freedom, there was no question of the people dividing and diminishing sovereignty, because the people were to keep sovereignty in their own hands.

Can the French government re establish the common good? These electors were workshop masters, craftspeople, shopkeepers, and petty trades, people. The French armies, undamaged by these events on the home front, inflicted a series of reversals on their enemies that resulted in the disintegration of the anti-French coalition, leaving Great Britain, Sardinia, and Austria as the sole remaining contenders. They see the reasons of revolution in the financial instability and the need for deep changes in the economic structure of the country.

The reason for it is that all the mentioned factors had accumulated among the representatives of the emerging social class. An important and traditional function of philosophy is to foster deeper reflection on the concepts, methods, and issues that are fundamental within other disciplines.

They lasted from 1792 until 1802. Louis XVI attempted to solve this by calling the Estates-General, where all three estates could meet and attempt to.

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Above all, it was the demand of the commercial, financial, and industrial leaders for political power commensurate with their economic position that turned members of the third estate into revolutionaries.

Future revolutionaries will reflect upon the French, developing their ideologies and gaining inspiration from their predecessor. The newly elected National Convention abolished the monarchy and, in the first major test of strength, a majority approved the Montagnard proposal that Louis be brought to trial for treason.

The Enlightenment, which eased into existence in the seventeenth and illiterate culture into one of universal literacy. While a key difference is that the French were revolting against their monarchy due to a feeling of unfair treatment of the population.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Their plight deteriorated further at the end of the 1780s when poor harvests encouraged landlords to extract even larger sums from their dependents in order to compensate for a sharp decline in profits.

They demanded justice, and were determined to attain it one way or another. From the Enlightenment some of the events that later followed during French Revolution could be related to the thinking and writing of Enlightenment, but some of the events during the do not follow the thinking of the enlightenment at all.