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Natasha PeartHistory 10Professor De-jongFRENCH REVOLUTION1.The long term causes of the French Revolution is a massive population growth betweenthe years of 1715 and 1789. Their population rapidly increased to about 44%.Most ofthe population was young people and this was important because it was a society thatrequires opportunities. They thought the overpopulated society would be great. Peoplebegan moving into urban areas to look for opportunities. The problem is with thisovergrowth, there is no opportunity in the cities because it was hard to find jobs with overpopulated society.2.The American revolution was an important influence upon the French Revolutionbecause the American Revolution had the ideas of natural rights of individuals and thedecision of powers. The French went into deep debt after fighting on the American sideof in their Revolution. The French had to pay for taxes but they were not comfortablewith that.

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Louis XIV, French Revolution, Marie Antoinette, Reign of Terror, Louis XVI of France, French Estates

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