We have all made very bad choices in our life time like Louis XVI made many that affected more then just him. His choices affect the whole government and society. His bad choices also took him to what is called “The National Razor.” The bad choices made by political leaders affected economics, culture, political and Geographic regions of France in the 1780’s-1790 during the French revolution.
Real causes of the French Revolution
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The French revolution messed up the countrys ancient monarchy, proclaimed liberty and equality and fought off an angry Europe. It brought in a new age, but at the terrible price of blood and human suffering. There were many causes of the Revolution. The French Revolution appears to have been the outcome of both long term and short term factors, which arose from the social and political conditions and conflicts of the ancient rule. The long standing grievances of peasants, townsmen and bourgeoisie, the frustration’s of rising hopes among wealthy and middlish(1) bourgeoisie and peasants; the distress and breakdown of government; a real or at least seemingly real ‘feudal reaction’, the stubbornness of a privileged aristocracy; the making of radical ideas among wide sections of the people; a sharp economic and financial crisis; and the successive triggers of state bankruptcy, aristocratic revolt and popular revolution: all these factors played a part. The middle and lower class were becoming more conscious of their increased social importance and because the peasants were becoming more independent, more literate and prosperous that the old feudal freedoms and aristocratic privileges appeared all the more burdensome and intolerable for the struggling discontents of France.For more than one hundred years before the accession of Louis XVI, France was the most powerful country on the European continent. She had held this position for over 150 years, thanks to her fertile land, large population...