Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution

Happy Bastille Day! This detailed analysisof the French Revolution ranges from the social and political causes that preceded it by a hundred or more years, through the Revolution itself, to the many and varied consequences. Every step of the way, the analysis is supported by primary source documents, images, maps, even songs from the era. The timeline is an additional way to view the scope of the Revolution. The search tool makes it easy to find the precise documents or images you want. This site is the result of a collaboration between the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media of George Mason University and the American Social History Project of City University of New York.

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