How the French Revolution Worked

Several factors contributed to the French Revolution. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn how an incompetent monarchy, the age of Enlightenment and widespread famine created the perfect storm for a country-wide revolution.

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Topics in this Podcast: House of Bourbon, French history, 18th century, french revolution, Political History, royalty, Marie Antoinette, Louis XVI