French Revolution – History of France

By |2019-04-02T04:44:41-07:00August 5th, 2017|Modern Europe|

French women revolutionaries march on the king's palace at Versailles Why did France want a revolution? All through the 1700s, Enlightenment philosophers in France had been figuring out new ways of thinking about the world. Little by little they rejected religion and inherited power. These philosophers were saying that people should use logic and reason to [...]