Louis Xiv Dbq

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The French Revolution was the third estate’s fight against the government of France in an attempt to get rid of unfair taxation and their bad leader, Louis XIV. It happened because there was a bad harvest, financial crisis, other countries and areas were introducing democracies, Louis XVI was a bad leader, and society itself was unfair. The goals of the revolutionaries were to gain a say in government, have a more equal divide in social classes and their responsibilities, and to have a better ruler, which were not achieved for over 25 years. Because of this, the French Revolution was not a success, as the events and government in France that followed the revolution directly contradicted the main goals people fought for. Throughout the French

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