The Causes Of The French Revolution On France

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One of the topics I would like to research is the French Revolution, I will specifically look at the impact of the French Revolution on France. This is a topic that has interested me for a period of time, and it started way back when I first heard the famous saying “Let them eat cake”, supposedly said by Marie Antionette, when she heard that the poor peasants from France which fueled the French Revolution. Therefore, I decided to conduct some research on it. After understanding a little more about the topic, I decided that I wanted to know more about the causes of the revolution and even go into how it ties in with America. The French Revolution lasted from 1789 to 1799, there were many causes that contributed to the Revolution. First off, there was the military collapse, which coincided with the expanding population, finial crisis and economic collapse. Along with the overspending of the “indecisive king and a detested queen”, the bad harvest of wheat and the failure of the French foreign policy and collapse of French power (Frey, 2004). The 18th Century wars which France got involved in, including the War of the Austrian Succession, during which France tried to conquer Austria without much success (between 1740 and 1748), the American Revolution and the Seven Years War, during which Austria allies with France against Prussia, however the results were still the same – France still lost much more men than Prussia all contributed to the crisis of the ancien regime. The
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