France in Revolution Origins and onsets of the Revolution (3/4)

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Who was the original dauphin (hier to the throne) in france?
Louis XVI brother Louis XV
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As a result of Louis up bringing what where the 4 main characteristics of Louis XVI
1)weak charecter 2)indecisive 3)easily led 4)lacking in court and political experience (as result of lack of kingly training)
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Why was Turgot forced to resign in 1776?
As a result of his free trade reforms combined with bad harvests which caused prices to rise and unrest
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Why was Necker dismissed in 1781?
Published royal accounts which concealed french debts and tried to abolish venal titles(the right for people to buy noble titles)
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Why was Calonne dismissed by the assembly in 1788?
He pruposed radical tax reforms including equal taxation to try prevent bankruptcy.
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What where 4 issues the people of France had towards Marie Antoinette?
1) her austrian background made her apear as an enemy to some 2)rumors Louis was easily led by his wife 3)she was extravagant spender with the nick name madame deficit 4)her fortune during crisis locked bad to those who were suffering
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What law did Brienne pass and what law was opposed?
International free trade was allowed, but a universal land tax was opposed for going against ancien regime
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What did Loius do 1787 to cause controversy?
Exiled parliament making himself out to be a tyrant.
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When was France declared bankrupt?
1788 August
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Who quit due to the inability to pay French solders and who replaced him?
Brienne resigned and was replaced by Necker who was more popular
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