Updated w/answer: French History ~ One important result of the French Revolution was?
One important result of the French Revolution was that
1. France enjoyed a lengthy period of peace and prosperity
2. the church was restored to its former role and power in the French government
3. political power shifted to the bourgeoisie
4. France lost its spirit of nationalism
#3. political power shifted to the bourgeoisie
Prior to the French Revolution, the bourgeoisie, or middle class, belonged to the Third Estate, which had the largest tax burden and virtually no rights. The bourgeoisie gained an enormous amount of political power when the National Assembly issued the Declaration of the Rights of Man, and drafted a new constitution for France.
The Great French Revolution of 1789 not only overthrew the monarchy in France, but ultimately led to the destruction of the Old Order across Europe.
First published as a series in Justice, 1884 & 1889 (see Bibliography)
Republished in book form by Sonnenschein, London 1890
Transcribed by Ted Crawford
Marked up by Einde O’Callaghan for the Marxists’ Internet Archive.
Morris, Bax and Babeuf
by Ian H. Birchall