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Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution
This paper looks at the widely believed part Marie Antoinette played in the beginnings of the French Revolution.
# 123576 | 750 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (Leaders) , History (European - 18th Century) , Political Science (General)

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In this article, the writer discusses the role played by Marie Antoinette in bringing about the French Revolution. The writer contends the queen was one of the most misunderstood historical figures, and did not bring about the French Revolution.

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"Marie Antoinette Queen of France as the wife of King Louis XVI and the daughter of the Austrian Empress Maria Theresa is one of the least understood figures in European history often accused of having been a major cause of the French Revolution. As Nancy Barker has stated one of the most universally believed facts about the French Revolution is the famous line attributed to Marie Antoinette if the people have no bread then let them eat cake. The endurance of this ..."

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