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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