What led to the French Revolution?
What exactly led to the French revolution? Does anyone know? Well Weird history have compiled 11 of the most possible reasons the war may have broken out. America’s oldest allies may have gone to civil war for than reason.
Though Marie Antoinette may not have actually said, “Let them eat cake,” the French monarchy and aristocracy displayed an almost laughable disconnection from common people in the decades leading up to the French Revolution. Though historians have been right to point to a variety of French Revolution causes – ranging from economic and social issues to questions of political representation – it is also true that French royal excess played no small role in driving a wedge between commoners and royals. Considering the decadence, cluelessness, and outrageous choices of the monarchy, it almost seems like the French were begging for revolution.