With the economic growth, however, came increasing exploitation of the african slaves who made up the overwhelming majority of the population prior to and after us independence, american merchants enjoyed a healthy trade with st domingue. The revolution led to many changes in france, which at the time of the revolution, was the most powerful state in europe the revolution led to the development of new political forces such as democracy and nationalism. Social and political impact of the first phase of the industrial revolution from 1800 to 1850, the population of england and wales doubled, from nine million to eighteen million. To understand what caused the french revolution, we have to understand what france was like before it all happened france was a monarchy ruled by the king france was a monarchy ruled by the king the king had total power over the government and the people.
In actual fact, the american revolution was a far more dialectically complex, far-reaching, and fundamental social movement and transformation than most give it credit it was not a mere colonial rebellion. The american revolution instigated much change within the newly independent nation, particularly political and social, and to a lesser extent, economically. Many romantics argued that the industrial revolution was defiling nature in the name of economic progress, and by doing so was ripping human beings away from that which gave life beauty and meaning.
Before the revolution the value of the cuban peso was the same as the dollar, now is 25 times lower cuba had as many cattle as people, however now it has one cattle for six habitants cuba had as many cattle as people, however now it has one cattle for six habitants. The third estate was at the bottom of the french revolution social hierarchy and consisted of the bourgeoisie, peasants and the artisans the bourgeoisie class was relatively wealthy and was comprised of merchants, intellectuals, bankers, manufacturers, doctors, engineers and lawyers. The primary concerns of post-war economic planners were reducing the inflation rate and raising the value of the currency and repaying and financing government war debts about american history and world history can be found at historycental- history's home on the web. Let's try to look at facts : i see four fields where france does well, possibly better than the usa before you get upset and click out of this site, read what follows health policy : by all standards the french health system compares very favorably to the us system (even after obama's 2010 reform. By the time of the french revolution haiti was producing more than half of all the coffee produced in the world and haiti was producing 40 percent of the sugar for france and britain and accounted for 40 percent of france's foreign trade at a time when france was the dominant economy of europe.
Throughout the eighteenth century france was a major international economic rival of britain her foreign trade, which multiplied fourfold between 1720 and 1780, caused anxiety her colonial system was in certain areas, such as the west indies, more dynamic than the british. Before the french revolution the whole way that a person lived and breathed depended on their social status the higher classes and the church had to pay little or no taxes, they got special treatment in court or they had their own courts and they overall had many privileges. The masters in france before the revolution were, first of all, the king after him, the nobles and clergy from the king at the head to the poorest noble, they used their power badly the rulers treated the ruled, the vast mass of the nation, as people created for their convenience, to supply them with money and to serve them.
At a higher social status, the petit blancs were resentful of free people of color because they had more rights and wealth they also didn't like that they could not afford to own slaves the free people of color were angry because they were subjected to legal discrimination. In the years leading up to the french revolution and the subsequent overthrow of the monarchial system in france, there were a number of significant financial problems stemming from many years of bed financial decisions made by previous rulers and their advisors. Even before the news reached the provinces the artisans burned toll gates revolutionary municipalities were set up throughout france a middle-class-led national guard was set up to maintain order, for the middle-class was becoming anxious, as they owned a good part of the nobles' estates.
Before the outbreak of the french revolution, the political, social, and economic conditions were bad, but no revolution in the world ever takes place for any single cause even a number of ordinary reasons do not suffice as contributing to the outbreak of revolution. France on the other hand was highly inspired by the revolution that the americans had successfully completed and sick of the corrupt monarchy that plagued france overthrew the french government in place.
The french revolution of 1789 in france was the spark which lit the haitian revolution of 1791 but, prior to that spark there was a great deal of dissatisfaction with the metropolitan france and that dissatisfaction created some very strange alliances and movements. Before, during and after the french revolution, women's primary role was support for their families all the leaders of all the political parties insisted that politics was the province of men --politics cannot be separated from the culture and the social arrangements in which it is grounded and which it in turn shapes and reshapes. France has also been influential in government and civil affairs, giving the world important democratic ideals in the age of the enlightenment and the french revolution and inspiring the growth of reformist and even revolutionary movements for generations. The french revolution resulted from two state crises which emerged during the 1750s-80s, one constitutional and one financial, with the latter providing a 'tipping point' in 1788/9, when desperate action by government ministers backfired and unleashed a revolution against the 'ancien regime' in.