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The French Revolution


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The French Revolution

  2. 2. 1. THE FRENCH REVOLUTION  The French Revolution lasted 10 years , from 1789 to 1799. During this period , France went from a monarchy ruled by King Louis XVI to a republic. This was one of the bloodiest times in European history.
  3. 3. THE DIFFERENT PERIODS OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION Constitutional monarchy Robespierre Napoleon Directory
  4. 4. NAPOLEON’S EMPIRE  The nations that had been conquered by Napoleon resented being ruled by France. They did not like paying taxes to France. One by one, these nations rebelled, beginning with Spain. By March 1814, Napoleon had been defeated and was forced to step down as the emperor of France
  5. 5. NAPOLEON BONAPARTE.  Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution and its associated wars in Europe.  Visit this link: 4lPWU_qxY
  6. 6. THE CRISIS OF THE BOURBON MONARCHY Charles IV became king of Spain just a few years before the French Revolution began. Charles IV fought to protect Spain from the liberal ideas driving the revolution. In 1795, in a radical change of politics, the prime minister under Charles IV , Manuel Godoy , decided to ally with France, he allowed French troops , led by Napoleon , to cross Spain.
  7. 7.  Napoleon persuaded Charles IV and Ferdiand VII to hard the spanish crown over his brother , Joseph Bonaparte attempted to introduce the liberal ideas of French Revolution into Spain, his supporters were known as “afrancesados”.
  8. 8. JOSEPH BONAPARTE  He was born on January 7th, 1768, Joseph Bonaparte was the older brother of wars Napoleon, emperor of France. During his brother's reign, Joseph was made king of Naples and Sicily ,and then king of Spain.
  9. 9. THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE .  Bonapart´s rule led to a popular revolt in Madrid on 2nd of May in 1808. A series of anti-French uprisings throughout Spain followed , making the beginning of the War of Independence.
  11. 11. AGUSTINA DE ARAGON  Agustina Raimunda Maria Zaragoza and Domènech, named "Agustina de Aragón" (Barcelona, baptized March 6, 1786 Ceuta, 29 May 1857), was an advocate for the Sites Zaragoza in the Spanish War of Independence.
  12. 12. ACTIVITY: ANALYSE THE PAINTING OF THE WAR INDEPENDENCE Type of painting.  Title  Year  Location  Artistic name  Description  Tecnique  Read about different theories related to the main figure in this masterpiece 
  13. 13. A FUNNY SONG  “Con las bombas que tiran los fanfarrones”  HWq5s