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Causes of the French Revolution
Updated: 2/15/2020
Causes of the French Revolution
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  • Causes of the French Revolution.
  • I want new dresses, diamonds, and have our furniture to be renovated
  • Many blamed Queen Marie-Antoinette for spending too much money on luxuries.
  • This hot summer has led us to such bad harvest and dry land. 
  • Bad Harvest led to bad times due to many depending on farming and agriculture.
  • This is terrible. We are all left unemployed and to make matters worst we are all starving.
  • There were three Estates. The Third Estate was made up of peasants whom had to pay taxes, pay for the lord's mill, and had a miserable and poor life full of disadvantages and no privileges.
  • The First and Second Estates were clergy and nobles who had complete authority over peasants had to pay no taxes, and lived a life full of luxuries.
  • With that deputies of the First and Second Estates became members of the National Assembly
  • We want a constitution explaining how France should be governed. We plead the Tennnis Court Oath and we won't leave until you agree
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