Paris Commands Its King
Lecture no. 10 from the course: Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon
Taught by Professor Suzanne M. Desan | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
March to Versailles with thousands of women and National Guardsmen to protest the price of bread and to lobby the king for political changes. This huge demonstration compelled the king and queen to move to Paris and revealed the power of popular activism.