Document 23 - Natasha Peart History 10 Professor De-jong FRENCH REVOLUTION 1 The long term causes of the French Revolution is a massive population

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Natasha Peart History 10 Professor De-jong FRENCH REVOLUTION 1. The long term causes of the French Revolution is a massive population growth between the years of 1715 and 1789. Their population rapidly increased to about 44%. Most of the population was young people and this was important because it was a society that requires opportunities. They thought the overpopulated society would be great. People began moving into urban areas to look for opportunities. The problem is with this overgrowth, there is no opportunity in the cities because it was hard to find jobs with over populated society. 2. The American revolution was an important influence upon the French Revolution because the American Revolution had the ideas of natural rights of individuals and the decision of powers. The French went into deep debt after fighting on the American side of in their Revolution. The French had to pay for taxes but they were not comfortable with that.

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