Causes of the French Revolution

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Causes of the French Revolution
1 Long Term
1.1 Absolutism
1.1.1 Idea that monarchs had divine rights
1.1.1.1 Autocratic power
1.1.1.1.1 Sole control over:
1.1.1.1.1.1 Nobles
1.1.1.1.1.2 Economy
1.1.1.1.1.3 Power
1.1.1.1.1.4 Government
1.1.1.2 Monarchy regulated..
1.1.1.2.1 Taxation
1.1.1.2.2 Religion
1.1.1.2.3 Government
1.1.1.2.3.1 Government spending
1.2 Ancien Regime
1.2.1 Three Estates
1.2.1.1 1. Clergy
1.2.1.2 2. Nobility
1.2.1.3 3. Peasantry
1.2.2 Third Estate Discontent
1.2.2.1 American Revolution
1.2.2.1.1 Liberty, equality, fraternity
1.2.2.2 Financial burden
1.2.2.3 Bad harvest and famine
1.3 Age of Enlightenment
1.3.1 Period of intellectual growth
1.3.1.1 Liberty
1.3.1.2 New political ideas
1.3.1.2.1 Logic and reason over tradition and superstition (i.e Divine Right of Kings)
1.3.2 The 'philosophes'
1.3.2.1 Pamphlets
1.3.2.1.1 Distributed in salon parties
1.3.2.1.1.1 Distributed by middle class women- liberal thinkers
1.3.2.2 Rosseau, Diderot, Tom Paine
1.3.2.2.1 Rosseau = Conffesions
1.3.2.2.1.1 Became a Cultural Hero
2 Medium Term
2.1 Taxation System
2.1.1 First two estates exempt
2.1.1.1 Peasants caried financial burden
2.1.1.2 Louis XIV
2.1.1.2.1 Left France in debt
2.1.1.2.1.1 7 Years War
2.1.2 Gabelle Tax
2.1.2.1 Salt
2.1.2.1.1 Staple in French diet
2.1.2.1.2 Preseerved meat
2.1.2.1.3 VITAL
2.1.3 Feudal Rights and Dues
2.1.3.1 Tithes
2.1.3.1.1 10% of earnings to church
2.2 Louis XVI- economic mismanager
2.3 1787- Assembly of Notables disagree to tax where rich pay the most
2.3.1 1788- Clergy deny help
2.3.2 First and Second Estates refuse to help Louis
2.4 Rising population
2.4.1 Scarce resources
2.4.2 Higher prices
3 Short Term
3.1 Marie Antoinette
3.1.1 The 'Austrichienne'
3.1.2 No interest in subjects
3.1.3 Madame Deficit
3.1.3.1 Le Petit Trianon
3.1.3.2 Hairstyles
3.1.3.2.1 Symbol of Unusefulness and debt
3.2 Louis XVI
3.2.1 No politcal interest
3.2.2 Personality
3.2.2.1 Shy
3.2.2.2 Indecisive
3.2.2.3 Awkward
3.2.2.4 Narrowminded
3.2.3 Despot
3.2.3.1 Letter de Cachets
3.2.3.1.1 14 000 sent
3.2.3.1.2 Sent numerous people to prison
3.3 Tennis Court Oath
3.3.1 20th June 1789
3.3.2 Estates General called to agree to new taxes
3.3.2.1 Third Estate sat at back
3.3.2.1.1 Demanded new government and equality
3.3.2.1.1.1 Estates General closed down until Louis could regain control
3.3.2.1.1.1.1 All estates made oath to never stop meeting until allowed to run country and had rights recognised
3.3.2.1.1.1.1.1 National Assembly formed
3.3.3 1791- Jacque-Louis David painting of Tennis Court Oath

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