France's monarchy doesnt seem to have the needs of the people in mind.
Nonsense, we're doing amazing!
The tax of food and items went up in order to pay off the war debt France was in, they made it hard for peasants to buy necessities.
Tennis court oath
We will not be silenced!
After one of Frances harshest winters, food ran low, and many were left starving.
Storming of Bastille
Many people started to question the world around them, these ideals spread like wildfire all throughout France.
Womens march to Versallies
We want food for our families!!
Because they had been locked out of Versalles, deputies of the third estate went to an indoor tennis court and took an oath, saying that they would not seperate until France created a written constitution.
The revolutionaries were afraid that the king was preparing an army to take them out after they demanded more government control, so they ripped Bastille apart brick by brick.
Fed up with the lack of food, hundreds of women protested, demanding bread for their families.