The clergy paid only 2% of their income, the nobles didn't have to pay nothing but unfairly the pesents had to pay 50% of there taxes
Estates General meeting/Tennis Court oath
A severe winter in 1788 resulted I famine and widespread starvation in the countryside, rising prices I Paris brought bread riots.
Storming of the Bastille
The enlightenment was an intellectual movement, developed mainly in France, developed mainly in France Britain and Germany, which advocated freedom, democracy and reason as the primary values of society
The tennis court oath was a pledge taken by the third Estate deputies to the Estates general, they felt the oath was necessary because the third estate had no say in things
This was a violent attack on the government by the people of France icy signaled the start of the French Revolution