Citizens were often told to pay their church or government taxes (money) and if not they would suffer great consequences.
Estates General Meeting / Tennis Court Oath
Were not leaving until a constitution is formed!
Lower class people were starving due to the lack of food and the famine,they often had to beg the higher class for money and food.
Storming Of The Bastille
Too many of them, were losing control!
Enlightenment ideas include the Declaration of the Rights of Man, Democracy, Individualism, bad ecenomy, and the governments abuse of power. Philosophers introduced the idea of equality and liberty to the third estate.
Women's March To Versailles
Where's the king?!?!
We want our rights!
On June 20th,1789 The National Assembly found themselves locked out of the meeting room. They found their way into an indoor tenis court where they chose to pledge to stay until a new constitution was formed.
In Paris, France on July 14th,1789, a mob of people stormed the Bastille searching for gunpowder. Eventually while overwhelming the guards, they gained control over the building
The Women's March to versailles was a step into democracy, when six thousand women marched thirteen miles in search for the king.