13

Number of Parlements in Old Regime France

30

The Society of ________ agitated for voting by head

3

About one in ___ nobles in EG were liberal

8

Percentage of population who were bourgeois in 1789

98

Number killed in storming Bastille

89

Percentage of noble cahiers that were liberal

88

By spring 1789 a Parisian worker could be spending ___% of his wages on bread

20,000

Within two months of the fall of the Bastille, ______ emigres had fled France

5

Don gratuit was less than __ % of what the church could afford to pay

10

The church owned ____ % of French land

50

The church made ___ million livres p.a. from tithes alone

100

The church made ___ million livres p.a. from property income

85

Peasants comprised ___ % of the population in 1780

1066

Cost of the American War of Independence to France: _____ million livres

50,000

Number of lower clergy in France in c. 1780

350,000

Number of nobles in France in c. 1780 was from 110,000 to _____

1,000

Most parish priests received less than _____ livres per annum

400,000

The Archbishop of Strasbourg received _____ livres per annum

100,000,000

The church received about _____ livres per annum from property alone

4,000

Court nobles numbered about _____

1,200

The magistrates of the Parlements numbered _____

28

Population of France in 1790 - about _____ million

22

Between 1765 and 1789 prices rose by 65%, wages by _____

112

Calonne warned the king in 1786 that there would be a deficit that year of _____ million livres

160

Treasury shortfall in 1781: _____ million livres

144

Number of members of the Assembly of Notables

50

Proportion of a labourer's wage spent on bread in normal times

291

Number of representatives of clergy in Estates-General of 1789

51

Number of bishops representing First Estate in Estates-General

282

Number of representatives of nobility in Estates-General of 1789

90

Number of liberal nobles in Estates-General of 1789

580

Number of deputies of 3rd Estate in Estates-General of 1789

66

Percentage of 3rd Estate deputies in Estates-General with legal qualification

13

Percentage of 3rd Estate deputies in Estates-General from trade and industry

39

Percentage of noble cahiers that supported voting by head

90

Number of 3rd Estate Deputies (out of 580) who voted against calling themselves the National Assembly

1

Number of 3rd Estate Deputies (out of 580) who abstained in Tennis Court Oath

25,000

Number of troops in the Paris-Versailles area by 14 July 1789

50

Number of people killed or wounded in Reveillon riot of 28 April 1789

1,500

More than ______ political and controversial pamphlets appeared between May and December 1788

2,600

More than ______ political and controversial pamphlets appeared between January and April 1789

1 billion

Cost to France of the War of Austrian Succession:_____ livres

1.8

Cost to France of the Seven Years' War:_____billion livres

150,000

Minimum size of the old regime French army

3x

Was the British per capita tax burden before 1789 0.5x, 1.5x or 3x the French?

33

Farmers-General were responsible for as much as ___ per cent of all revenues in France

30,000

The Farmers-General employed at least _____ people

1/2

By 1788 what fraction of French government revenue was consumed by servicing its debt?

1/4

Fraction of the French nobility created during the 18th century

2/3

Proportion of the French nobility created during the 17th and 18th centuries

1.9

Economic growth before the Revolution was said to be running at about __ per cent per annum

110,000

Bordeaux's population in 1788 (60,000 in 1760).

100,000

Number of Parisians receiving poor relief in winter 1788

75

In Normandy in 1788 up to ___ per cent of landholders had to leave the land

25,000

Number of cahiers produced February-April 1789

60

Proportion of noble cahiers in favour of a national assembly of some kind

650,000

Population of Paris in 1789

3,000

Was the police force of Paris in 1789 approximately (a) 500 (b) 3,000 or (c) 10,000 strong?

22

The highest tower on the Bastille was only __ metres high

2.5

Percentage of the population of France living in Paris

65

On the eve of the Revolution, __ per cent of French men could sign their names

35

On the eve of the Revolution, __ per cent of French women could sign their names

47

On the eve of the Revolution, about ___ per cent of men were literate.

70,000

Number of venal offices in 1789

1,500,000

Price of a position as a 'Farmer General' under Louis XVI: ____ livres

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