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Causes of French revolution
Poor harvests meant that peasants had trouble paying their regular taxes. They weren't able to afford having their taxes raised
The government spent all of their money on war
The peasants farmers in France had France bore the burden of taxation
Bourgeoisie often managed to gather wealth,
But they were upset that they paid taxes while nobles did not.
France’s economy was based primarily on agriculture
The French Monarchs had unlimited power and they declared themselves as the “Representative of God”.
The French Monarchs engaged themselves in luxurious and extravagance at the royal court of Versailles.
The 3 estates
Growth berden of feudal dues
The increase of poverty
Growth of industry and the rise of middle class
Social inequality between the first estate and the third estate
impulse for reform intensifies political that reinforces traditional aristocratic constitutionalism.
Social antagonisms between two rising groups
Political conflict. Is a conflict between the Monarchy & the nobility over the reform of the tax system that led to paralysis.
the agrarian crisis of 1788-1789 generates popular discontent and disorders.
International. Struggle for hegemony and the Empire resource of the state