Revolutions
Direct download: 3.7-_The_Sance_Royale.mp3
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Round and round and round it goes...

Direct download: 3.6-_The_Stately_Quadrille.mp3
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King Louis called the Assembly of Notables in early 1787 to approve a major fincancial reform package. But intead of rubber stamping the initiatives, the Notables scrutinized every detail. 

Direct download: 3.5-_The_Assembly_of_Notables.mp3
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Just as the financial situation was about to explode the monarchy was hit by a public relations nightmare.

Direct download: 3.4-Necker_and_the_Necklace.mp3
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As power passed from Louis XV to Louis XVI, royal ministers attempted to implement reforms, but were thewarted at every turn. 

Direct download: 3.3-_Resistance_to_Reform.mp3
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