The King And The French Rev Essay — страница 2

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the Estates-General to be called. The king gave in to this demand. If the king had not taken a drastic action such as putting the parlement in jail, thus confirming the people s fears of a despotic leader, or at least stuck to his original stance and tried to gain control of the situation instead of giving in to the demands, the revolution could have been averted. Also, after the National Assembly was formed, the king sent troops to Paris. This just confirmed suspicions of despotism. If he had adopted a conciliatory approach a revolution may not have occurred. 340