The reason the Women's March on Versailles took place was someone was hoarding the flour, some one was adding plaster to it, and prices were too high!

The reason the Women's March on Versailles took place was someone was hoarding the flour, some one was adding plaster to it, and prices were too high!

Women's March on Versailles - ended with Lafayette try to make peace with the crowd standing with  Marie Antoinette on the balcony.

Women's March on Versailles - ended with Lafayette try to make peace with the crowd standing with Marie Antoinette on the balcony.

A History of the Women's March on Versailles Turning Point in the French Revolution

A History of the Women's March on Versailles Turning Point in the French Revolution

Women�s March on Versailles: Turning Point in the French Revolution: Women's March on Versailles, 1789

Women’s March on Versailles: Turning Point in the French Revolution

Women�s March on Versailles: Turning Point in the French Revolution: Women's March on Versailles, 1789

1789- Organized European feminism first sprouts in Revolutionary France, as it will again in the revolutions of 1848 (when it will also spread to Germany) & 1871, suffering setbacks during the Napoleonic regimes. By the 1850s, European feminism will have spread to Russia, where its repression will move many women into the revolutionary camp there.

1789- Organized European feminism first sprouts in Revolutionary France, as it will again in the revolutions of 1848 (when it will also spread to Germany) & 1871, suffering setbacks during the Napoleonic regimes. By the 1850s, European feminism will have spread to Russia, where its repression will move many women into the revolutionary camp there.

The Women's March on Versailles was one of the most significant events of the French Revolution. The march broke out on October 5, 1789, by women rioting over the over pricing and scarcity of bread. The march quickly became a mob of thousands, and effectively ended the independent authority of the king. The march was of political significance because  it was a stop to rising bread prices.

The Women's March on Versailles was one of the most significant events of the French Revolution. The march broke out on October 5, 1789, by women rioting over the over pricing and scarcity of bread. The march quickly became a mob of thousands, and effectively ended the independent authority of the king. The march was of political significance because it was a stop to rising bread prices.

Women's March On Versailles | janbow prints — The women march on Versailles

The women march on Versailles

Women's March On Versailles | janbow prints — The women march on Versailles

The march of insurgent women in Versailles, 5 October 1789.

Without a path from protest to power, the Women's March will end up like Occupy

The march of insurgent women in Versailles, 5 October 1789.

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