France in Revolution Origins and onsets of the Revolution (2/4)

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Who where the direct targets of all tax?
Third estate, first and second where exempt
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What caused a food scarcity at the time?
crop failure, bread crisis(prices rose 50% between 1788-89) and inflation due to debt
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By 1780 what % of state expenditure went to crown debt?
43%
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What powers did tax farmers have?
right to confiscate property and use of physical force
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How much tax came from the land of the wealthy?
1.6%
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How many people bought there way into second estate to escape the third estate
30,000 to 50,000
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Who was most affected by the crowns debt?
the third estate and bourgeoisie merchants
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Why was the royal court being questioned?
it cost 6% of countries expenditure which hinted corruption
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Frances involvemnt in french revolution had a big impact on the country but how much did it cost?
1.3 billion livers
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By 1788 what % of royal expenditure was spent on debt?
more than 50%
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