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Going Too Far: The Downfall of Louis XVI

Complete video available for free at http://fora.tv/2012/03/15/Revolutionary_War_Lecture_IV_Louis_XVI

Dr. Julia Osman, Professor of History at Mississippi State University, retells the events that led up to the downfall of King Louis XVI.

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Julia Osman, Professor of History at Mississippi State University and the Society’s 2008 Tyree-Lamb Fellow, discusses what it meant for officers of the French army to take part in the American struggle for independence and to become members of the Society of the Cincinnati. Dr. Osman also addresses the connection between the American Revolution and the French Revolution of 1789.

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