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There were three main factors:

  • Enlightenment spread the idea that everyone was equal. The powerless Third Estate liked that.
  • The French economy was failing. High taxes kept prices low, and food supplies short.
  • King Louis XVI was a weak leader. He tried o tax nobles but they forced him to tax Third Estate.

What was NOT a factor that led to the French?

  • A rebellion in the clergy
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1) The growing debt of the French government and the economic downturn because of it

2) The shap discrepency between wealth and power in society. The merchant class was gaining more and more power, making the old three class system (nobelty, church, peasants) out of date.

3) Enlightenment ideas spread by philosophers in and out of France, as well as the democratic ideals outlined by the American Revolution

4) The French government was no longer efficient enough to provide food to its subjects

5) A rebellion within the clergy was not a factor that led to the French Revolution. This is because the French Revolution was a revolt of the poorest French citizens.

6) The death of Louis XVI

7) Although France in 1785 faced economic difficulties, mostly concerning the equitability of taxation, it was one of the richest and most powerful nations of Europe. The French people also enjoyed more political freedom and a lower incidence of arbitrary punishment than any of their fellow Europeans. However, Louis XVI, his ministers, and the widespread French nobility had become immensely unpopular. This was a consequence of the fact that peasants and, to a lesser extent,the poor and those aspiring to be bourgeoisie, were burdened with ruinously high taxes levied to support a wealthy monarchy, along with aristocrats and their sumptuous, often gluttonous lifestyles

8) The harvests were very bad due to very severe cold winters.

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