During the French revolution, the third estate was taxed the most even though they had the least amount of money.
Estates General and Tennis Court Oath
Due to the low economy as well as a horrible winter, food was running low for everyone, especially the third estate.
Storming of the Bastille
At this time enlightenment philosophies and discoveries had been made and it encouraged the people to rebel against the norm.
Women's March to Versailles
The third estate representatives on the Estates General claimed they were the National Assembly and said they would draft a Constitution. But when they arrived at their meeting place, they found the doors locked. They moved to an indoor tennis court and swore to keep meeting until they made a constitution
The Bastille was a prison in Paris that represented royal authority. The rebels wanted the supplies inside to arm themselves, and when the warden didn't reply they took it by force. They then topple the Bastille overtime. This was the start of the French Revolution
Women from France marched to the pace of Versailles to demand bread and food for their family. On the way there, more and more people gathered through the towns. They then demanded the kind to come with them back to Paris, and it was the last time he saw Versailles