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VocabularyThe following words are introduced or reinforced in this lesson. Reference the unit vocabulary tracker for more information. Click here for the New Visions Global History glossary.Word/Phrase(part of speech)Definitionestates system (n.) social system in France before the French Revolution divided people in the first, second,and third estates; the inequality in the estate system was one of the causes of the French Revolutionhierarchy (n.)a system for ranking groups of peopleclergy (n.)people who work for a church; In the Catholic Church these include the Pope, bishops, and priestsnobility (n.)a class of people that are usually wealthy and own landcommoner (n.)a lower class personabsolute monarchy (n.)system of government where one person has absolute controldebt (n.)something owed to another personextravagant (v.)spending too much; spending in a foolish or careless wayobjective:What were the social, economic, and political issues that led to the French Revolution?●Describethe social, economic, and political issues that led to the French Revolution. Introduction: What issues in society might cause people revolt against their government?Directions: ➡Using the chart below, brainstorm reasons why people revolt against their government. Issue in Society Why might this issue cause someone to revolt against their government?Example: Not enough affordable food This problem might lead someone to revolt against their government because not having enough affordable food could lead to death and starvation. Racial DiscriminationIf someone feels that they aren’t treated equally by society, it might lead them to revolt against the government.Water crisisIf the people in a society have a lack of drinking water due to their government, it would create a large issue that would most
likely result in the people revolting against the government. Gender rolesIf the women in a society realize that they have fewer rights than the men in that society, based on the laws on jobs set by the government, it would upset them. They would want a change in the government causing a revolt against it.Social ClassIf people in a society are set in a lower class and are unable to rise up in class based on the rules set by the government, they might want to overthrow the political leaders in order to changethat.Of the issues you listed above, which issue do you think our society still faces today?Gender RolesIdentify Social, Economic, and Political issues in Pre-Revolutionary France Directions: ➡As you read each section, identifythe issues facing France and describehow these issues could lead to arevolution in France.UNIT 10.2 | Enlightenment, Revolution, and Nationalism | SQ 7. What were the social, economic, and political issues that led to theFrench Revolution?
Social Issues: The Three Estates The estates systemwas the class structure or hierarchyin France before the French Revolution. The same groups that held power during the Middle Ages still had control after the Middle Ages ended.