But for that it was not what he did do, it was about what he did not do. At one point, the royal. The death of them was a punishment. The fact that they were young is merely just an excuse and she was, in general, a horrible Queen. He made France worse than it actually was. Just before Marie was shipped over to France to become queen, the Seven Years War was ending.
When you take a person and raise them to have a specific behavior that is how they turned out. He is a king and he needs to take responsibility for that. Baudoin — via Google Books. Marie told Louis what to do, and he always listened, as he could care less about being the leader of France. Marie Antoinette deserved to die more than Louis did. Many things were unfair, and overall Louis and Marie Antoinette were hated.
So everyone was bankrupt in Paris. The first meeting took place on 22 February 1787, nine days after the death of Vergennes on 13 February. Marie and Louis deserved to die because they basically went against their country that they were ruling and that is not fair. As the most powerful couple in France, Louis and Marie were considered selfish, as they did not cater to the needs and opinions of the people. He is just human, everyone makes mistakes in life he is just human. My second reason why is that as a result of the revolution so many bad things happened which in my mind were worse than Absolute rule.
She would spy on France, and tell Austria all about their attack plans so that when Austria came to attack they knew just what France had planned. He was the only king France has had in a long time who actually cared more for his people, than for himself. They were both too young and looked down upon by their people from the start. Louis kept on supporting the nobles when they left France by sending them money which he was not supposed to be doing. That is what a leader is supposed to do instead of leave them in the dust while he pigs out and lives a good life. Also how you said that Louis was an execution waiting to happen was an amazing way to depict his situation.
France was going through a tough time with its money and to top that off the people were angry and starving. Also the people thought that the change would be beneficial and so far it is doing good so the outcome was good because the people put an end to the whole king and queen stuff. If something like that happened to me or you I'm sure we wouldn't even have this discussion. Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution. Any idea of a limited monarchy, like in England, was squelched. It is she, not him, who worked tirelessly post- 1789 to save the family business and all of their heads. Yes, he did help his family and the nobles, but he did not help all of the French citizens equally.
Yes they were the children of the royal family but did they really know what was going on. Yet just because Marie was wealthy, didn't have to lift anything heavier than a wine glass, it doesn't mean she automatically looked down upon the poor. Louis did deserve to die but Marie should have been sent back to Austria, and back to her family. Marie Antoinette was both - but no more so than the rest of royal and aristocratic society. Not the villagers, not their servants, nobody mattered to them. It was a good thing that he and his family were discovered before they got to their destination because he was the king, and he should have known what was happening to his country.
They both caused many problems for the citizens but, I feel only Marie should have died. For example, there were three estates of France, the first estate, the second estate, and the third estate. Over the objections of Lafayette and his allies, the king was given a suspensive veto allowing him to veto any laws for a period of four years. She was still living life. Louis just added even more drama. One reason why Marie Antoinette deserved to die was because she was secretly writing letters to Austria.
Then the French Revolution began. That alone sparked the revolution, and cost thousands of lives. The veterans wanted to honor France because France had been instrumental in helping the Americans win the revolution against the British. In 1783, the queen played a decisive role in the nomination of , a close friend of the Polignacs, as , and of the as the , making him perhaps the strongest and most conservative minister of the reign. She just wanted the power, the title, and of course the money to buy all of her wigs and clothes.
One, it took her very long to produce an heir, and the queens number one responsibility is to successfully produce an heir. Hey, I agree with you 100%. The family was imprisoned in the Temple on August 13, 1792, and moved to the Conciergie on Autust 1, 1793. The French Revolution was one of the bloodiest struggles for power Man Kind ever witnessed. Louis originally Louis-Auguste should not in the normal course have become King; he had an elder brother, who died at the age of ten.