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Marie antoinette


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Marie antoinette

  1. 1. Morgan Babey
  2. 2. Early Life  Born on November 2, 1755 Daughter of Maria Theresa, arch-duchess of Austria and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. Fifteenth child of sixteen Did not study specific academics Spent days surrounded by music, dancing, comedic theatre, and animals
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  4. 4. Becoming Queen  Arranged marriage to marry Louis XVI, made by Louis XV Married oldest son of the King of France Wedding occurred on May 16, 1770 at the Royal Chapel in Versailles Marie was only 14 years old Louis XV died of smallpox on May 10, 1774, making Marie queen.
  5. 5. Becoming Queen Marie and Louis had four childrenLifestyle changed after having kidsSpent most of her time alone at home with her kids.Accused of the “Diamond Necklace Affair”French people hate Marie more than ever.
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  7. 7. Storming of the Bastille  Bastille was stormed on July 14, 1789 Stormed by peasants of France Peasants felt so much power that they stormed Versailles, forcing the royal family to move Louis, Marie, and their family fled Paris, but were captured by authorities and imprisoned.
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  9. 9. Final Years  September of 1791- Louis agreed to create a French Constitution Marie attempted to convince Austria to intercede on the French monarchy’s behalf Resulted in National Assembly charging Louis with treason Louis was killed on January 21, 1793 and Marie became a widow
  10. 10. Final Years Behaved the best she ever hadMarie found guiltyOctober 2, 1793- Marie executed by guillotineFrench’s final revenge“I’m sorry, I did not mean to.”Wasn’t afraid to speak for her beliefs
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  12. 12. Works Cited• "Marie-Antoinette - Biography of Marie Antoinette." European History The History of Europe., 2011. Web. 13 Nov. 2011. < ttemarie/a/Marie-Antoinette.htm>• Encyclopedia of World Biography. "Marie Antoinette Biography - Life, Family, Children, Death, Son, Information, Born, Marriage, Time." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Advameg, Inc., 2011. Web. 13 Nov. 2011. < Ma/Marie-Antoinette.html>.
  13. 13. • "Marie Antoinette - Fun Facts and Information." Fun Trivia Quizzes - Worlds Largest Trivia and Quiz Site!, 1995. Web. 13 Nov. 2011. < Antoinette-15674.html>.• "Marie-Antoinettes Childhood." Tea at Trianon. 30 Nov. 2007. Web. 13 Nov. 2011. antoinettes-childhood.html• Movie. Marie Antoinette. Nov. 2011• New York Times Co. "Marie Antoinette." Womens History - Comprehensive Womens History Research Guide., 2011. Web. 13 Nov. 2011. < /marieantoinette.htm>.
  14. 14. • Public Broadcasting Service. "Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution . Timeline. Early Years: 1755-1770 | PBS." PBS: Public Broadcasting Service. David Grubin Productions,Inc., 13 Sept. 2006. Web. 13 Nov. 2011. < html>.