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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.

Ballard | Women's March on Versailles | Event view

Ballard | Women's March on Versailles | Event view

Sign at the Women's March in NY alludes to the Women's March on Versailles, one the most important events of the French Revolution which ended the King's independence "and signified the changes of power and reforms about to overtake France". (More: en.wikipedia.org/...)

Sign at the Women's March in NY alludes to the Women's March on Versailles, one the most important events of the French Revolution which ended the King's independence "and signified the changes of power and reforms about to overtake France". (More: en.wikipedia.org/...)

The Women's March on Versailles Universal History Archive / UIG via Getty Images

The Women's March on Versailles Universal History Archive / UIG via Getty Images

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

Women's March on Versailles, during the French Revolution, signified one of the most important events of the French Revolution. These women ransacked weapons and marched to the Palace of Versailles, signifying the concentrated effort of women was a force to be reckoned with. This signified the end of the power of King Louis XVI and showed the shift in power dynamics in France.

Women's March on Versailles, during the French Revolution, signified one of the most important events of the French Revolution. These women ransacked weapons and marched to the Palace of Versailles, signifying the concentrated effort of women was a force to be reckoned with. This signified the end of the power of King Louis XVI and showed the shift in power dynamics in France.

PODCAST:  In 1789, a group of protesters -- mostly women -- marched from Paris to Versailles to pressure King Louis XVI to address France's food shortage.

PODCAST: In 1789, a group of protesters -- mostly women -- marched from Paris to Versailles to pressure King Louis XVI to address France's food shortage.

Women's March on Versaille, 1789. One of the most significant events of French revolution. Began among women in the marketplaces of Paris rioting over the high price of bread. The market women grew into a mob of over 6000. They ransacked the city armory for weapons and marched to the Palace of Versailles. Besieged and attacked the palace. Compelled the king, his family, and most of the French Assembly to return with them to Paris.  The march effectively ended the King's independent…

Women's March on Versaille, 1789. One of the most significant events of French revolution. Began among women in the marketplaces of Paris rioting over the high price of bread. The market women grew into a mob of over 6000. They ransacked the city armory for weapons and marched to the Palace of Versailles. Besieged and attacked the palace. Compelled the king, his family, and most of the French Assembly to return with them to Paris. The march effectively ended the King's independent…

The Women's March on Versailles, was a riot that made a big push in the French Revolution. The large masses of women made some people think twice about the revolution. This was not the only riot that women participated in during the French Revolution.

The Women's March on Versailles, was a riot that made a big push in the French Revolution. The large masses of women made some people think twice about the revolution. This was not the only riot that women participated in during the French Revolution.