Limited Social Mobility-You were destined to stay in the social class you were born into, very little opportunity to move up in social status. Poor will always be poor and the rich will always be privileged.
Clergy-Paid no taxes and had all the benefits. Education, food, good jobs, money Property. Owned 10% of all the land in France but only made up 1% of the total population of France.
Nobles-Paid no taxes and had many benefits. Education, food, good jobs, money Property. Owned 20% of all the land in France but only made up 2% of the total population of France.
Everyone Else-Paid all the taxes. Bourgeois-Middle Class became the driving force of the French Revolution.
The American Revolution. France provided aid to the Colonists during the American Revolution. They brought the American ideals of equality and justice back to France after the end of the American Revolution.