In the years before the French Revolution the many social classes in France were divided into three separate groups which included: the clergy which were the high priests and other powerful positions of the Catholic Church, the nobles which were the wealthy part of the state and to be a noble you must have a title such as duke of the duchess. They’re where other groups which consisted of everyone else including those who were wealthy but did not have a title all the way down to the peasants. As much as the clergy would have liked things to stay the say economic wise and hierarchy wise although; As the French economics where dropping rapidly, food being depleted to the grain the clergy and nobles where completely oblivious to the fact.
When the French clergy was increasing, meanwhile the other estates where declining the monarchy did nothing to help sustain the situation. The middle classes were men and woman who had enough money to get by as shop owners. Not being able to own their own shops made it almost impossible for these shop owners to become wealthy while having to pay state taxes and rent. The peasants had it even worse znd where the main contributor to stealing. With the inflation of food and tangible items those little business started to see greediness in its hungry hour, stealing and robberies where at an all-time high.
During the French revolution there was two years where we saw sub zero temperatures and farmers having a hard time surviving barely being able to supply themselves and the greedy clergy, thus causing inflation. With the scarcity of wheat continuing the price had to be raised for the lack of supply and material to make bread. This out come made the price for Frances staple food skyrocket. Then the Louis XVI put a new tax on the middle and lower class that caused allot of the crops to be seized, this could have been one of the biggest contributions to the inflation.
With the complaints and aspirations the French people had. The...