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The French Revolution (1789–1799)

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France’s Financial Crisis: 1783–1788

The Estates-General: 1789

The National Assembly: 1789–1791

Escalating Violence: 1791–1792

The Reign of Terror and the Thermidorian Reaction: 1792–1795

The Directory: 1795–1799

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