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Global History

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  • Louis XVI
  • i am the most powerful and richest person here
  • we are totally fine with everything and think nothing should change but if you are willing to give us more money would be nice
  • Meeting of the estates general
  • this is all great but after thinking about everything you guys said but i say that everything stay the same
  • we want fairness like equal tax why should we be treated differently ?!
  • well we are okay with everything but we would like power more
  • Tennis Court Oath
  • YEA!
  • WE ARE THE NEW REPRESENTATIVES OF FRANCE ! 
  • WE ARE WONT STOP MEETING UNTIL WE GET WANT WE WANT
  • King Louis XVI was the king of France. Because he was king he had the the most power than everyone else in the country. King Louis was a person who like having expensive things and looking nice. When he was king the third estate was getting all of the tax and were not happy about it at all they wanted change.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Men
  • we have protection and can be treated equally ! we are so happy
  • what about us ?
  • King Louis called for a meeting of the three estates representatives and when they all came together in to talk. Each representative talked about what their estates want .
  • Storming of the Bastille
  • THIS IS FOR THE PEOPLE
  • When the estates came back to talk to the king about what they want they find they have been locked out so the people moved to the meeting to the tennis court and swore that they will not stop meeting until they have a new constitution and declared themselves the new representatives of France.
  • Kidnapping of the Royal Family
  • stop right there!
  • oh no we were so close
  • In 1789 the National Assembly created a constitution called the Declaration of the rights of Man and the Citizen. This declared that men had liberty, safety, property, etc. Also it declared that everyone is going to get taxed based on their income and locals would vote and run the local government.
  • This was the first big act of violence made against Louis XVI. Revolution er’s stormed the place out of angry and rage because and gained control of the armory because of the abuse of power the king was using.
  • King Louis and the rest of the royal family dressed up as servants and tried to escape the country for freedom but they were caught only a few miles away from the boarder
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