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Jessica Diaz9/2/19What You Learned: French Revolution1. List and describe the long-term causes of the French Revolution. When you have a period of rapid population growthbetween a society it causes tremendous social creeturs which can result in revolution. It improved agricultural methods and diseases, health was increasing. The rate of increase meant it was a young population, between 1715-1789 the population of France increased by 44%. Lack of Industrial Revolution, there was enormous change taking place in how products were manufactured and in which way people were employed. This led to increase in wealth and in Great Britain there was mass production. The people of Great Britain were more interested in creating opportunities in jobs for the people. The American Revolution was an influence and the French helped the colonists. They sent soldiers to aid the rebels in North America in their effort to break free from Great Britain. Great Britain and France were rivals, this was the way of gaining revenge. 2. Why were Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette so unpopular? Louis XVI had an assassination towards him. The attempt was caught and there were horses tied to each of his legs and arms, which then ran

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