french revolution

french revolution

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  • The French Revolution
  • I know I dont have any money to pay taxes and my family is starving. 
  • Why do we have to pay taxes when we don't even have very much money and the nobles and clergy get to be in their nice houses and they don't even work for it. 
  • We are from the third estate and were hear about are high taxes and how we are the only ones that have to pay taxes. IT IS NOT FAIR!
  • After being locked out of the meeting we demand a new constitution and equal taxation among all of the estates. 
  • There were three estetes in the first were nobles, the senceon clergy, and in the third were pesents the only poeple who had to pay taxes were the pesents most suffered from starvation because they dont have any moeny for food or taxes. 
  • We wear sent hear by the king. 
  • There are three estates in France the first one is made up of rich people connected to the king, the second is made up of nobles and clergymen, and the third is made up of poor people. The first two estates only makeup 2% of the population and have lots of money well the third estates work hard jobs that dont pay goo and still have to pay  50% of what they make to taxes. 
  • So do we all agree about limiting Louis XIV's power and making a legislative assembly?
  • Ya
  • Every one of the representatives from the estates was supposed to have a meeting in the palace of Versatile but the king's army locked them out so the campaned on the tennis courts about making a new constitution. 
  • The king sent his soldiers to Paris because he thought the estates were going to try and over thought him after the meeting were the first and second estates were agreeing with what the third estate was saying.
  • What are you soldiers doing hear? 
  • The national assembly forced Lois to make a new constitution where they limited his power and made a legislative assembly where they could create laws.
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