Problems of the Old Regime

Problems of the Old Regime - Problems of the Old Regime...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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 peasants get progressively more and more radical, king tells them they can’t meet,
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HIST 111 taught by Professor Popiel during the Spring '08 term at Saint Louis.

Page1 / 2

Problems of the Old Regime - Problems of the Old Regime...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online