By YostKOB
  • cost went up

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    Louis XIV ruled and ran debt up.

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    Bad harvest

    Bad harvests sent food prices souring and broght hunger to poorer peasants and city dweller.
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    3 estates

    France still clung to an outdated social system that had emerged in the Middle Ages. Had 3 Estates. 1st estate was the clergy, 2nd estate was the nobles, and the 3rd estate was the rest of the population.
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    Louis XIV left France

    Half of the income taxes went to pay for the huge debt Louis XIV had left France.
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    National Assembly

    National Assembly turned France into a constitutonal monarchy.
  • Bread prices

    Unrest exploded at a paris wallpaper factory. A rumor had spread that the factory owner was planning to cut wages even though bread prices were soaring
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    Reigh of terror

    A radical phase of escalating violence led to the end of the monarchy and a reigh of terror.
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    Period of reaction against extremism, Known as the directory.
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    Age of Napolean