The French Revolution was a period of time that took place in France. During this time the people of France's citizens got fed up with how they have been treated. To retaliate they decided to overthrow the monarchy at the time.
King Lous called a meeting for the Estate-Generals. This was the first one since 1614. He called the meeting because france was having problems with the government and finances. The represenatives from each estate met up and talked about the issues. There are three estates.