French Revolution

By: Mary, Hannah, Cydney, and Abby

Top 5 reasons of the French Revolution

1. Resentment toward absolute monarchy

2.Resentment toward Seigneuralism by peasants, wage-earners, and the bourgeoisie

3. Rise of Enlightenment ideas

4.Tremendous national debt, and a grossly inequitable system of taxation

5. Influences of the American revolution


Main Groups

1. The 1st Estate

2. The 2nd Estate

3. The 3rd Estate

French Revolution Groups


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