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Compte Rendu au Roi
Assembly of Notables
Louis XVI replaces Calonne with Brienne (Calonne's rival) as Finance Minister
King Louis became a virtual prisoner in Paris
France was facing bankruptcy
Calonne presents his Plan for the Improvement of Finances to Louis XVI
Assembly of Notable is dissolved
Brienne proposes a new plan
Parlement rejects Brienne's new plan
Louis XVI attempt to assert his absolute power through 'lit de justice'
King Louis XVI exiles Parlement to Troyes
Royal Session of November 1787
Parlement of Paris refuses to register the loan
Parlement issues the 'fundamental laws of the realm'
Parlement challenges the King's authority
King holds another 'lit de justice'
The country was in an uproar
Day of the Tiles
Aristocratic revolution succeeds
Hail storm destroys much of the grain harvest
King Louis XVI announces the calling of an Estates-General for 1 May 1789
Louis XVI forced to suspend many payments
Brienne resigns and suggests Necker be recalled
Wars against Austria including 7 Year War
American War of Independence
Turgot as Controller General of Finance
Jacques Necker as Finance Minister
Joly de Fleury as Controller General of Finance
Charles-Alexandre de Calonne as Controller General of Finance
Reign of King Louis XVI
King Louis XIV - the Sun King
King Louis XV - "the well-loved"
France support the American War of Independence
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