Was in debt after American Revolution. Spent more money then it collected in taxes and raised taxes too little . Then are on the verge of bankruptcy.
The Bloody Bastille.
First Estate is made up of the clergy. The second was made up of nobility and the third was the common people. Commoners were made to pay more taxes without getting anything in return .
The Declaration of Rights.
The meeting of the three estates generals caused a lot of outrage. Right after this meeting the national assembly was created . They then swore the tennis court oath which promised to write a constitution for France.
The beginning of turmoil in France.
It was June first when Bastille happened. Bastille a fortress and prison , there the people demanded guns and cannons from the Governor. When the confusion broke out many soldiers , the governor and officials were killed . The prisoners were also freed. This is regarded as the first bloody moment of the French Revolution.
Later in the month of August the National Assembly wrote the Declaration of Rights. In this writing it stated that " Liberty , equality and fraternity" was now the popular cry of the revolution. After this piece of writing France began to change.
This all began to start . When the revolution began many people were turning against each other. All nobles began to lose their privileges. Many important people began to leave France because of the drama. Then when the National Assembly started taking everything from the first and second estates.