FYSM1405CNov.92016 - First Years of the French Revolution Vovelle Article Proved that there were many societal and cultural changes occurring in the

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First Years of the French Revolution Vovelle Article Proved that there were many societal and cultural changes occurring in the decades prior to the French Revolution Looked at how society challenged authority, law, family values Society in general broadly challenged all authorities in their lives Vovelle attempts to look at various kinds of behaviour that can be measured Authority in the 18th Century Catholic Church was a large source of authority during the French Revolution Involved in all aspects of one's life Social conventions- one was made to conform to societal norms First Years of the Revolution Gradually, all the separate original, independent provinces in what is now known as France came under the rule of the French King Provinces retained some sort of autonomy Had to pay taxes to cross each regional border in France There were no national borders in France Made the transportation of goods very expensive Some would ship goods by water in order to avoid regional border taxes This system changed during the revolution A new map of France was created during the rev.

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