THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
The French Revolution was a time when the poor fought for liberty and equality. It involved the whole population of France and impacted all. It affected the people involved due to the abolishment of slavery and absolutism. This gave the peasants of France equal rights and freedom. Before the revolution, the peasants had little to no power within the government and were oppressed by the rich; this event helped put an end to this and significantly changed their lives.
However, this revolution came with a price. Execution, emigration, violent deaths – these were some of the fates people, both peasant and nobles, met during the revolution. This event led to much bloodshed. Many nobles were exiled and the revolution resulted