The folklore surrounding marie antoinette is a construct of libels, exaggerations and fictions. The guillotine itself became a symbol of the french revolution. Marie antoinette was born as maria antonia of austria 2 november 1755 16 october 1793. The following is a timeline of the french revolution. Marieantoinette is summoned before the revolutionary tribunal and charged with treason. Fifteenth child of sixteen did not study specific academics spent days surrounded by music, dancing, comedic theatre, and animals. Whether she was blameless or guilty is debatable, but marie antoinette remains woven into the fabric of history and popular culture. A free powerpoint ppt presentation displayed as a flash slide show on id. On the dvd you will have the full images, of course. Apr 05, 20 king louis xvi, a member of the bourbon family and marie antoinette, a member of the hapsburg family, ruled france together during the time of the french revolution as king and queen.
See more ideas about french revolution, revolution and french history. Marie antoinette facts, worksheets, family and early life. Marieantoinettes trial and execution remain an enduringly symbolic image of the french revolution. Kids learn about the biography of marie antoinette from the french revolution including her early life in austria, marrying a prince, becoming queen of france, her extravagant lifestyle, execution by guillotine, and facts.
Marieantoinette was queen of france from 1774 to 1793 and is associated with the decline of the french monarchy. His death left the kings 11yearold grandson, louis. Marie antoinette arriving at versailles hq youtube. French revolution marie antoinette reading, cartoon analysis, writing assignment with key and rubric this 10 page french revolution resource about marie antoinette is an excellent resource when learning about the life of marie antoinette and the role she played in the french revolution. July 14, 1789, 900 french workers stormed the bastille prison and began the french revolution. What happened with the heads of king louis xvi and marie. Marie antoinette on her way to the guillotine october 15. Extended interviews resources for educators queen as mother. Ppt louis xvi powerpoint presentation free to download. French wars american revolution versailles expenditures 291 million. The french revolution did not achieve all of its goals and turned into a bloodbath at times, but it played an important role in shaping modern nations by showing the world the power inherent in the will of the people. Marie antoinette soon became unpopular, gaining a reputation for excessive spending on fashion, gambling and other indulgences. The character of queen marie antoinette of france in.
Queen marie antoinette of france quotes in reflections on the revolution in france. Marie antoinette, queen executed in french revolution. Marie was the 15th child and 11th and last daughter of maria theresa, the empress of austria. Its members become some of the most radical leaders of the french revolution. Archduchess maria amalia of austria, archduchess maria anna, archduchess maria carolina of austria. She was married to the future king louis xvi of france when she was just fourteen. On october 6, 10,000 people demanded that the king and queen be brought to paris. She was archduchess of austria and queen of france yet regardless of this popular belief she was truly only the lover of king louis xvi of france and navarre. Hand out a list of important dates in marie antoinettes life and the french revolution. For some, the impact of her public image was so profound that she symbolized everything that had gone wrong with the revolution. The french revolution has more phases than the moon. French revolution timeline all the good stuff in order. This biography of marie antoinette provides detailed information about her childhood and life.
Pictures from the french revolution pictures and images from the french revolution. The french revolution is often considered to be one of the most significant events not only in the history of france and europe, but also in the world. Some citizens blamed on her that she was one of the reason to cause the french revolution. Marie antoinette began life as an austrian princess, the 16th child of empress maria theresa. Deuxieme gare mondial timeline of world war ii in europe ww2 history. April 28, 1789 reveillon riot in paris crowd stormed the house of the wallpaper manufacturer reveillon.
Marie antoinette simple english wikipedia, the free. Meet marie antoinettes longforgotten heroes from her imprisonment. Marie antoinette is important to world history because of her role in the french revolution. The character of queen marie antoinette of france in reflections on. A timeline exploring the events of the french revolution. She is most known for supposedly saying let them eat cake, although the french quote translates more precisely as, let them eat brioche, and there. Louis wife, the queen marie antoinette, was forced to flee her bedrooms thanks to a section. She became the queen consort of louis xvi of france in 1770. The girondins generally more supportive of the monarchy than the jacobins take control of the legislative assembly in late 1791.
The people of france were happy when louis xv died. A timeline of marie antoinettes and louis augustes early years of marriage. Extended interviews resources for educators a revolution. Early life born on november 2, 1755 daughter of maria theresa, archduchess of austria and francis i, holy roman emperor. The years 17931794 were particularly violent and are often called the. Extended interviews resources for educators financial failings. Jul 09, 2009 ap european history 2nd semester final 2009 connor novy marina popkow joanna wu.
Was marie antoinette a cause of the french revolution or. History french revolution the womens march on versailles was an important event at the start of the french revolution. The french revolution the liberal phase 17891791 the french revolution the liberal phase 17891791 marie antoinette and louis xvi marie antoinette and the royal children let them eat cake. Marie antoinette was queen of france from 1774 to 1793 and is associated with the decline of the french monarchy. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Louis xvi acted was scared but marie antoinette stepped up in his place. This packet contains a powerpoint for introducing the movie.
To be sure, there were ongoing economic and political forces before 1789, which continued to play out as the revolution unfolded. Oct 16, 20 marie antoinette was born the archduchess of austria and became the queen of france when she married king louis the xvi. She was born an archduchess of austria and was the penultimate child and youngest daughter of empress maria theresa and francis i, holy roman emperor. Though it spells out the events of her life similar to other biographies, the politics and the happenings of the revolution are brought to light more.
With the conclusion of the seven years war, empress maria theresa had to maintain austrias fragile alliance with france. Why is marie antoinette important to world history. These books are written in french and all of the books have a total of over 1200 pages with text and also withexplicit eroticpornographic illustrations. King louis xvi was executed after the revolution so was his wife marie antoinette. Marie antoinette was the queen of france and navarre from 1774 to 1792. The national assembly, radical phase began in 1792 and lasted until 1794. The guillotine blade that was used to behead marie antoinette during the french revolution on 16 october 1793.
He took off his coat and his scarf and the headsman asked that he open his collar and extend his hands so that they could tie him up. Being a hapsburg princess, she was christened maria and the next day, baptized as maria antonia josepha joanna. A timeline exploring the origins of frances financial failings during the reign of king louis xvi. Marietherese, marie antoinettes 14 year old daughter i begged chaumette the public prosecutor, on his frequent visits to her room in the temple tower, to let me rejoin my mother.
In the lead to the french revolution, marie antoinette was the subject of sexaul fantasy. Marie antoinette, queen consort of king louis xvi of france. King louis xvi was a very shy, uninterested, and lazy leader while his wife, marie antoinette, was selfish, oblivious, and used to getting what she wanted. Louis xvi came down from his horse carriage and was greeted by the headsman, charleshenri sanson. Empress maria therese of austria gives birth to her fifteenth child, maria antonia josepha joanna. Verschiedene gesellschaftliche gruppen beeinflussten mit. French revolution free download as powerpoint presentation.
All content present at the time of download must be accordingly credited and, in turn, novel. The french revolution paper dolls picasa web albums marie antoinette, paper art. See more ideas about marie antoinette, french history and french royalty. In addition, there is a movie notesheet and a postviewing writing and discussion activity. August 2 marie antoinette transferred from the temple prison to the prison of conciergerie. In fact, the nations difficulties were not the young queens fault. In 1765, the son of french king louis xv died leaving louis auguste heir to the french throne. The national convention of 1792 tried to gain support of the poor by giving into their demands. This download includes everything you would need for a weeklong unit on. The 2006 movie, marie antoinette is a wonderful tool for showing life at versailles in the years prior to the french revolution.
Marie antoinette was the archduchess of austria, and became dauphine of france after several years. Her actions during the french revolution contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy in august 1792. The womens march on versailles in october 1789 is often credited with forcing the royal court and family to move from the traditional seat of government in versailles to paris, a major and early turning point in the french revolution. Many french citizens dislike her because of her behaviors. The blade is on display at madame tussauds in london. Marie antoinette 17551793 was queen of france from 17741792. November 2, 1755october 16, 1793 was an austrian noble and french queen consort whose position as a hate figure for much of france helped contribute to the events of the french revolution, during which she was executed. Marie antoinette was the beautiful queen of france who became a symbol for the wanton extravagance of the 18th century monarchy, and was stripped of her riches and finery, imprisoned and beheaded by her own subjects during the french revolution that began in 1789. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. A timeline of the events leading to the official end of the french revolution. August 26 the national assembly adopts the declaration of the rights of man and of the citizen. October 16, 1793 marie antoinette is executed by guillotine july 28, 1794 robespierre is executed by guillotine ending radical phase of revolution impacts of the french revolution.
The third estate defects from the estatesgeneral and. Ask the students to determine how old marie antoinette was when key events took place children were born, the revolution started, the bastille was taken, louis was beheaded, ect. A timeline exploring the events and origins of the french revolution. His pious intentions but lack of qualities needed to tide over the then existing situation. October 5 a large group of women and men march from paris to versailles to demand lower bread prices. Ppt timeline of the french revolution powerpoint presentation. She became the queen consort of louis xvi of france in 1770 her marriage was at first an unhappy one, and it was not properly consummated for. Some of the people said that she was not a serious problem for forming the french revolution. Eighteenthcentury colonial warsparticularly the american revolution, in which. Free press and the revolutions download the plan as a pdf document. The poor people of france blamed marie antoinette for their poverty. The timeline below shows where the character queen marie antoinette of france appears in reflections on the revolution in.
July 14 the french revolution begins with the storming of the bastille. A poor french economy had led to a scarcity of bread and. Divide students into pairs and direct them to part 2 of the. King louis xvi and his wife marie antoinette were executed during this radical phase and the revolution became violent. They were still loyal to the monarchy and looked forward with hope to louis xvi who succeeded the throne. Leading up to the march in 1789 france, the main food of the commoners was bread. Her name is associated with the decline in the moral authority of the french monarchy in the closing years of the ancien regime. She was the last queen of france before the monarchy was abolished in the french revolution. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading marie antoinettes confidante. Access the interactive revolution history map that is part of the global revolution page of the marie antoinette site. Her hair was piled atop her head, often ornamented with jewels or trinkets. They force the king and queen to move back to paris. Marie antoinette biography childhood, life achievements. Marie antoinette s remaining son, the dauphin, is separated from the rest of the family and put under.
A timeline exploring marie antoinette s years as queen, prior to the revolution. Her face was always made up, and she wore the finest gowns and jewelry. Apr 04, 2014 to say that the political pornography of marie antoinette caused the french revolution is far too bold an assertion, but to say it played a trivial role is perhaps too meek. Well intentioned but weak leader who was often dominated by his wife, marie antoinette. And after much public outcry, in 1793 she quite literally lost her head because of it. It gave the revolutionaries confidence in the power of the people over the king. The french revolution and birth of liberty, equality and.
This revolution is known also as the revolution of 1789, the year when it reached its first climax. Principal dates and time line of the french revolution. The food harvests were not good which meant there were food shortages. Became known as madame deficit due to her lavish spending on personal items, and not on current events that required funding. See more ideas about marie antoinette, french revolution and french history. Maria antonia leaves behind her austrian clothing, crosses the rhine river border, and is welcomed by french court messengers. Scene from sofia coppolas film in which marie antoinette arrives at the palace of versailles. Timeline of the french revolution worksheet free pdf. At first, the french people took a liking to her because of her beauty and personality but that quickly changed. She was born in the hofburg palace in vienna, austria. Marie antoinette 17551793 was the daughter of the austrian empress maria theresa and francis i, the holy roman emperor. His wife, marie antoinette, was beheaded nine months later. Sep, 2006 a timeline that explores that events of the french revolution and fall of king louis xvi. November 2, 1755october 16, 1793 was the queen of france, executed by guillotine during the french revolution.
A timeline that explores that events of the french revolution and fall of king louis xvi. Louis xvi and marie antoinettes marriage french revolution. In a short amount of time, marie antoinette and louis auguste. Queen of france 17551793 french revolution posters. Timeline of the french revolution worksheet free pdf download. The french queen, marie antoinette becomes the subject of hatred in france. Ancien regime old order absolute ruler massive debt. Marie antoinettes refusal to comply with the french methodical court etiquettes, yet her unintentional willingness to utilise the symbolic representation of the queen, to be the scapegoat of the poverty and the outbreak of revolution, were the major targets of the propaganda. All the events are represented on the interactive timeline and can be visualized. Life of marieantoinette timeline timetoast timelines. One of the most widely known figures of the french revolution, marieantoinette was an austrian princess who married the man who later became louis xvi of france. The revolution overthrew the monarchy, established a republic, catalyzed violent periods of political turmoil, and finally culminated in a dictatorship under napoleon who brought many of. She has become a villainous scapegoat for the french revolution when evidence suggests she was mostly innocent of the allegations made against her. Democracy is introduced though not fully enacted just yet 4.1460 148 722 1107 126 1252 1502 858 163 144 958 195 2 285 821 1079 575 681 577 632 1526 687 361 373 218 252 691 797 120 354 998 623 277 223 1382 869 952 598 921 503 524 1266 1036 155 1007 1028 957