So... what are we going to do about the taxes guys????
That's what we are trying to get away from.... duhh.
the legislative body in France until 1789, representing the three estates of the realm, the clergy, the nobility, and the commons.
On 20 June 1789, the members of the French Third Estate took the Tennis Court Oath, vowing "not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established".
On 14 July 1789, a state prison on the east side of Paris, known as the Bastille, was attacked by an angry and aggressive mob. The prison had become a symbol of the monarchy's dictatorial rule, and the event became one of the defining moments in the Revolution that followed.
a period during the French Revolution after the First French Republic was established in which multiple massacres and public executions occurred