Was Marie Antoinette a queen?


Was Marie Antoinette a queen?

The French-Austrian Union:

Following the Diplomatic Revolution of 1756 and the Seven Years' War, France and Austria desired to "bury the hatchet," and in order to do so, a diplomatic marriage was arranged between Maria Theresa's youngest daughter and the grandson of King Louis XV. Through this union, it tied France and Austria together, as both nations desired to provide a check and balance to the power of Great Britain and Prussia. The French-Austrian union also helped foster the French Revolution in 1789.

Answer and Explanation:

Marie Antoinette was queen.

Marie Antoinette was a daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and Empress of Austria Maria Theresa, and since they...

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Marie Antoinette: History, Life & Fate

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Chapter 11 / Lesson 12

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