Revolutions

The new Legislative Assembly convened in October 1791 and quickly put France on the path to war. 

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As the National Assembly drew to a close, the Triumvirate rose to power.

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After the Flight to Varennes, populist agistators in Paris called for an end to the monarchy, leading to a bloody confrontation in July 1791.

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In June 1791 the royal family tried to escape from Paris, but they were busted while passing through Verennes. 

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After the Feast of the Federation, Revolutionary France was outwardly calm, but internally divided. 

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In the leadup to the great Fête de la Fédération, the Marquis de Lafayette and a group of liberal nobles began to direct the course of the Revolution. 

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After the move to Paris, radical delegates from the National Assembly formed a new political club to help push their agenda.

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In October 1789 some angry houswives changed the course of the French Revolution. 

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