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night of August 4 1789
WomenMarch_to_Versailles
MemorableDay_in_the_Revolution_6Oct1789
old regime not long to endure
awakening of the Third Estate
  aristocratic hydra.jpg - The Aristocratic Hydra. At the beginning of the Revolution, some believed that a constitutional monarchy would succeed if the aristocracy were weakened or excluded. This image portrays a battle between the victors of the Bastille (the people and the French Guards) against a monstrous hydra. Some of its heads have been cut, symbolizing “the enemies” slain during the seizure of the Bastille and the following days. Color engraving by an anonymous author, c. 1789.  
peasants get their turn
joyous accord 1789
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Festival of Federation 1790
proposed reorganization in Departments

The Aristocratic Hydra. At the beginning of the Revolution, some believed that a constitutional monarchy would succeed if the aristocracy were weakened or excluded. This image portrays a battle between the victors of the Bastille (the people and the French Guards) against a monstrous hydra. Some of its heads have been cut, symbolizing “the enemies” slain during the seizure of the Bastille and the following days. Color engraving by an anonymous author, c. 1789. Download
Caption: The Aristocratic Hydra. At the beginning of the Revolution, some believed that a constitutional monarchy would succeed if the aristocracy were weakened or excluded. This image portrays a battle between the victors of the Bastille (the people and the French Guards) against a monstrous hydra. Some of its heads have been cut, symbolizing “the enemies” slain during the seizure of the Bastille and the following days. Color engraving by an anonymous author, c. 1789.
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