French Society in the Late 18th Century

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The French Society during the Late 18th Century comprised three estates.

True

The gap between the rich and poor widened in late 18th century France, leading to subsistence crises.

True

The middle class in late 18th century France believed that no group in society should be privileged by birth.

True

The American constitution and its guarantee of individual rights influenced the political theories in France.

True

Louis XVI inherited a full treasury when he became king of France in 1774.

False

In 1789, the Third Estate formed the National Assembly.

True

The storming of the Bastille occurred in 1791.

False

Peasant revolts in the countryside took place in 1791.

True

In 1791, a constitution was framed to limit the powers of the king and to guarantee basic rights to all human beings.

True

Locke was an English philosopher and Rousseau was a German philosopher who put forward ideas about equality in late 18th century France.

False

Explore the social structure and economic challenges in France during the late 18th century, including the three estates, the struggle for survival, and the emergence of the middle class.

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