French Revolution


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  • Ah, what a good life it is at the palace of versailles
  • Indeed, but it could be much better if we raised the taxes.
  • DId you hear? They raised the taxes on us as well!
  • How dare they group us with the peasants!
  • My crops haven't grown fast enough for next week's harvest.
  • The Royal family lived lavish lifestyles off of the people's tax payments.
  • Did you see my new diamond rosary?
  • Because the Catholic church controlled the 1st and 2nd estates, the taxes affected more  middle-class men as well as peasants.
  • This is Rigged!
  • Because of the raised Tax on bread, many people were hungry and starving. More or so the poor people.
  • The church had complete control over the third estates, and they also thrived off of the taxes of people.
  • The 1st and 2nd estates always had more power than the third estate, making national assemblies always unfair.
  • The winter really took a toll on the people, mostly the poor people or lower classmen.
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