The Enlightenment was a philosophical movement that enveloped the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th centur,.
What worries you, masters you
France divided its people into three classes, 1st Estate, or the clergy, 2nd Estate or the nobles, and the 3rd Estate, the peasants.
France lost money during the revolution due to poverty, aiding the Americans in the revolution, and King Louis XIV's extravagant.
In 1789 King Louis XVI called a meeting of the Estates General because the French government was having financial problems.
The third estate should pay more tax!
We already pay over half of them!
The third estate called a meeting to write a constitution for their rights. They vowed to continue meeting until a constitution was written.
We need a constitution!
The Storming of the Bastille was a march on the Bastille in Paris, France, on July 14, 1789. It was symbol of the monarchy's dictatorship. The event became one of the most defining moments in the Revolution.