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After the Assembly of Notables disbanded in May 1787, the fight over reform moved to the Paris Parlement.
Direct Link: 3.7- The Séance Royale
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Round and round and round it goes...
Direct Link: 3.6- The Stately Quadrille
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King Louis called the Assembly of Notables in early 1787 to approve a major fincancial reform package. But intead of rubber stamping the package, the Notables scrutinized every detail.
Direct Link: 3.5- The Assembly of Notables
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Just as the financial situation was about to explode the monarchy was hit by a public relations nightmare.
Direct Link: 3.4- Necker and the Necklace
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As power passed from Louis XV to Louis XVI, royal ministers attempted to implement reforms, but were thewarted at every turn.
Direct Link: 3.3- Resistance to Reform
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