Problems of the Old Regime - Problems of the Old Regime Financial Crisis Social Crisis the nobles resist the parlemonts judicial bodies Rising

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Problems of the Old Regime Financial Crisis Social Crisis- the nobles resist the parlemonts- judicial bodies, Rising expectations They [nobles] hate Marie Antoinette because she is Austrian, and spends a lot of money…reality doesn’t make much of a difference, but it is a principal kind of thing Middle class wants in on the change Serious economic recession problems increase in 1788 All groups expect tax reform, increased power… however there’s an increase in taxation Other problems grow, too Bad harvest Textile slump The Cycle of Revolution Louie XVI, not responsive to sharing power with nobles Phase One (1789-1791): Focused on Political Origins Phase One (Rights) 1789 May 5- Opening of the Esates-General June 17- Tennis Court Oath July 14- Bastille Falls August- Feudalism “abolished” October 5-6- Women’s March to Versailles 93% of population is in third estate vote is not by people vote, its vote by group

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