French Revolution Part I,II.CDF - Foster Camois Professor deJong-Lambert History 10 SEPT 26th 2017 The French Revolution Part I 1 List and briefly

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Foster, Camois Professor. deJong-Lambert History 10 SEPT 26 th , 2017 The French Revolution Part I 1 List and briefly explain (1-3 sentences) the Long-Term Causes of the French Revolution The long-term causes of the French Revolution consisted of population growth, a delayed Industrial Revolution, Enlightenment and the American Revolution. France had experience a large population growth and without the Industrial Revolution being an active factor with the creation of jobs, people were left unemployed. The presiding ruler of France, allowed Enlightenment to become in existence, thus challenging the ethics of how power should be given. The American Revolution would then later become an inspiration for the people of France to seek change in their country. 2 Why (write a 4-5 sentence paragraph) was the American Revolution an important influence upon the French Revolution? The American revolution was an important influence upon the French Revolution. When French troops were sent and dispatched to help Colonist soldiers, they became inspired by the ideas they were fighting for. They believe that the idea of democracy would hold true and could possibly, bring forth change in France. With previous kings undermining the issues occurring in France, the Colonists ideas would be used as a focal point in their revolution.

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