APE Topic Nine Discussion 42
how, though shouldering less debt than England or the Netherlands,
France’s economy collapsed.
how the conflict over taxes led to the calling of the Estates General in
how calling the Estates General to order under the traditional
organization led to revolt.
the steps leading to the King’s shift toward the nobility in France.
how difficult economic circumstances were aggravated by small harvests.
how the storming of the Bastille saved the National Assembly.
how the revolutions manifest itself in the agrarian sector.
how the National Assembly was perplexed and what resolution of differences
the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen.
what authors meant by “the rights of man.”
- Describe how the leadership of the
Revolution shifted from center to left.
how the redistribution of power by the Jacobins led to their demise.
the shortcomings of the Constitution of 1791 and illustrate how its
political structure was untimely.
the modifications to the Great Declaration for practical reasons.
why the debt was not repudiated.
how the Constituent Assembly tried to pay the debt.
how the lower class was increasingly frustrated by the Constituent
what is ironic about the banning of unions by the Constituent Assembly.
the practice of changing the symbols of a nation. Discuss the purpose of such behavior
and the effectiveness of the practice.
the perspectives held on the Church and the purpose of the Civil
Constitution of the Clergy.
how the Constituent Assembly’s plan for the Church backfired with the
the difficulties posed for the Revolution by the “refractory Church.”
the leadership of the first phase of the Revolution.