WCIICH19 - Max Marian Western Civilization II Chapter 19...

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Max Marian Western Civilization II Chapter 19 Homework 1. It all began when pamphlets regarding the problems of the royalty, began to float around by the thousands advocating reform. The immediate cause of the French Revolution began when there was a major economic crisis that left the monarchy with no money, and therefore deprived it of any authority. A lot of peasants and nobles began to fight argue over the noble’s privileges when a food shortage began, especially when prices got exceptionally high. Along with the inability to provide enough agriculture for its expanding population, Louis XVI eventually was unable to keep both nobles and peasants pleased with the current status of the Old Regime. Eventually, everyone got so riled up that they began their attack on Bastille. 2. The first reform caused by the National Assembly began with the elimination of noble and clerical privilege. This would help make no one better than any others, and everyone equal under law. You had to earn social distinction based on whether you warrant it, not being born into it. The second reform began when the National Assembly started to
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course WCIV 2 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '08 term at North Central Texas College.

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WCIICH19 - Max Marian Western Civilization II Chapter 19...

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