Assembly of notables and Political Developments, Feb 1787- May 1789

HideShow resource information
What year was the assembly of the notables created?
1787
1 of 6
Who made up the 1787 assembly of notables?
Noblemen and courtiers selected by the King and Calonne
2 of 6
Why was the 1787 assembly of the notables set up?
To bypass the parlements and hope they would accept reforms to save Frances financial situation
3 of 6
What was the outcome of the Assembly of the notables?
All ideas were rejected as it was the noblemen who all the reforms affected. The rejected opinion meant the King distanced himself from the reforms and later dismissed Calonne in 1787
4 of 6
What was the main reason for the failure of the reforms?
Stubborness of the noblemen
5 of 6
What date was France declared bankrupt?
16th August 1788
6 of 6

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Who made up the 1787 assembly of notables?

Back

Noblemen and courtiers selected by the King and Calonne

Card 3

Front

Why was the 1787 assembly of the notables set up?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What was the outcome of the Assembly of the notables?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What was the main reason for the failure of the reforms?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all French Revolution resources »