I. Course – II. French Revolution and Religion – III. Effects on Germany
In the French Revolution, discontent exploded over the inability of French absolutism under Louis XVI to achieve reform. It signaled the dissolution of the old European estates (Estate-based society) and absolutism, to be replaced by bourgeois society (Bourgeoisie) and the constitutional state based on the rule of law.
The struggle of the aristocracy in the parlements to preserve their …