old times and stuff Pt 1
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Why are we leaving
We no longer have money and our crops aren't growing
We need food and money
We need reform and equal power
Calm down everyone
We will MAKE the king sign this new constitution
Bad harvest sent food prices soaring, many peasants did not have enough to eat. This caused french farmers to become unemployed.
Rush them, they cant stop us all
This meeting at the estates general helped to throw king louis out of power with the different estates needing different things.
We need food
A group of men representing the 98% of french people Came together to make a new constitution for equality among the people, the king shortened the food supply.
Gentlemen, I am innocent of everything of which I am accused. I hope that my blood may cement the good fortune of the French.
When the king tried to stop the National assembly it led to a mob and civilians rushed the Bastille to steal weapons.
When unemployment and hunger increased, people started a march on october 5, 1789 to the palace for food.
King Louis Refused the republic so he was tried for treason and killed.