Sir I barely have any money. How will I support my family? How come the third estate has to pay all the taxes while the second and third estate have tons of money and don't have to pay a dime?
I'm here to collect taxes
Reign of Terror
See what happens when you go agasint the king and commit treason.
On October 4, 1789 a large group of peasant women rallied together and stormed Versaille to protest the hoarding of bread within the palace. They wanted equal distribution of the bread.
Napoleon Becoming an Absolute Monarch
I declare myself as Emperor .
The third estate became very angry due to unfair taxation. The clergy, the first estate, and the second estate did not have to pay taxes. The money from the peasants supported the higher classes who actually made money.
Hand over the prisoners!!!
Give us the guns and weapons!
We pledge to not stop meeting until we draft a new constitution for rnace that withholds the Republic beliefs and has equality for men alike.
Reign of terror was a time period during the French revolution where mass groups of citizens, mainly peasants, were executed via guillotine. Over 40,000 people were beheaded during this time who were convicted of treason against the king.
Tennis Court Oath
Napoleon just declared himself as emperor on December 2, 1804. Even though the whole reason for the revolution in the first place was to end the reighn of
A fortress during the French Revolution that was converted into a prison. Peasants stormed it to free the prisoners but there were only seven prisoners in the whole fortrice. The main reason for the attack was to steal firearms.
The tennis court oath is a pledge made by the members of Frances National Assembly in 1789 when they decided to not stop meeting until a new constitution was drawn up.