The Third Estate included the commoners. Most of the people were members of the Third Estate. The Third Estate paid most of the taxes, while the nobility lived lives of luxury and got all the high-ranking jobs.
France's economy was getting worse and worse. They were partying a lot and spent all their money funding....
The American Revolution.
Yeah, you're welcome. When am I gonna get that money back?.....
Thanks for the money Louis, now we can win the war.
What about the mone....Ayyy NO!!
After this, King Louis XVI declared that the Third Estate shall be taxed