Overthrowing the Monarchy
Lecture no. 18 from the course: Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon
Taught by Professor Suzanne M. Desan | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Turn to ordinary citizens as they overthrow their king and embark on a bold political experiment. With France losing the war with Austria and angry crowds in the streets, the Legislative Assembly declared the homeland in danger. See how revolutionary leaders and Parisians took matters into their own hands to press for creation of a republic.