Tennis Court Oath

Tennis Court Oath

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Tennis Court Oath

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  • The Middle Class deserves rights
  • Tennis Court Oath
  • We pledge not to leave until we write a constitution
  • We are the National Assembly
  • Down with King Louis XVI
  • The March on Versailles
  • We need food
  • There is no bread left
  • Then have cake
  • Marie Antoinette (queen)
  • The Reign of Terror
  • <---- Guillotine
  • Is that number 500 or 1000, I've lost count
  • I didn't commit treason
  • Public Safety Member: "Off to the guillotine"
  • I promise I didn't say anything bad about the national assembly
  • Bourgeoisie: The Middle Class Was first formal break away from King Louis XVI
  • Women started a riot and marched to Versailles (the royal palace) and stormed it. They were angry about the lack of food, specifically bread
  • Robespierre-Leader of the Public Safety. Used the guillotine excessively against "traitors" during what was known as the reign of terror
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