The French Monarchs engaged themselves in luxurious and extravagance at the royal court of Versailles. The government of Louis XVI was close to bankruptcy by the late 18th C and in desperate need of tax reform.
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The bourgeois were also prevented from obtaining high- ranking positions in the army, navy and the Church as the Nobility held these. The Third Estate formed a heterogenous class. The economic instability formed one of the most important causes of the French Revolution.
She always enjoyed luxurious and extravagant life. To get rid of this condition. They managed the churches, monasteries and educational institutions of France. The higher clergy occupied the top position in the society.
Divisions and inequality between, as well as within, the Three Estates created an atmosphere of disharmony while the influence of the enlightenment and liberal ideas fueled the growing discontent of the Estates toward the government and Louis WI.
They did not pay any tax to the monarch. The Noblesse De robe were considered lesser nobles than the noblesse deeper as the did not have blue blood or old money, in many cases the noblesse De robe had made their fortunes in the industrial revolution.
During the reign period of Louis XVI, the royal treasury became empty as extravagant expenses of his queen Marie Antoinette. Many of the philosopher, especially Rousseau believed in the notion Of popular sovereignty and the general will of the people governing the nation.
The Third Estate had many divisions within it. His defective foreign policy weakened the economic condition of France. They paid the taxes like Taille, Tithe and Gable.
They paid no attention towards their subjects. These ideas did not really belong to the French people so much as they were slogans shouted by the new middle class of merchants, bankers and craftsmen. The Nobility was also sub divided into two groups-the Court nobles and the provincial nobles.
The Ancient Regime was riddled with social inequalities and thermoforming discontent. As they gained small concessions they desired to have a greater voice in the governance of their country. Causes of French Revolution: As the price of food surged their incomes did not, leaving many peasants struggling to get by.
Out of a population of around 25 million the First and Second Estates, which consisted of approximatelymembers, were largely exempt from taxes, such as the tattle and the coerce, despite the fact they were the wealthiest estates. The doctors, lawyers, teachers, businessmen, writers and philosophers belonged to this class.
They had been considered inferior simply because of the name of their family. Political, Social and Economic Causes! Ideas such as liberty, equality and democracy are ascribed to the time period surrounding the French Revolution.
They had built lavish palaces, thrown massive banquets and spent small fortunes on numerous mistresses. The bourgeois were strongly influenced by the ideas of the enlightenment. The Clergy belonged to the First Estate. The common people had a strong hatred towards the higher clergy.
The Social condition of France during the eighteenth century was very miserable.The French Revolution of had many long-range causes. Political, social, and economic conditions in France contributed to the discontent felt by many French people-especially those of the third estate.
The ideas of the intellectuals of the Enlightenment brought new views to government and society. The three main causes of French revolution are as follows: 1. Political Cause 2.
Social Cause 3. Economic Cause. 1. Political Cause: During the eighteen the Century France was the centre of autocratic monarchy. The French Monarchs had unlimited power and they declared themselves as the “Representative of God”.
Social factors contributed to the French Revolution of Although social tensions within France certainly contributed to the revolutionary situation in August it was not the only contributing factor.3/5(1). The fact that they contributed to the French culture and economy meant nothing to the nobles of France.
As this new socio-economic class grew in numbers and influence they began to realize that France literally could not continue to. The main social cause of the French Revolution was the high population density in the country.
Overpopulation caused an unrelenting strain on natural resources in the country, and this led to a number of complications that eventually gave rise to the revolution. Although social tensions within France certainly contributed to the revolutionary situation in August it was not the only contributing factor.Download