King Louis XVI called the three estates-general to talk about the French government financial problems. The King believed that if he talked to those state-generals, they can fix the debt the kingdom have.
Estates-General call themselves the National Assembly made the Tennis Court Oath vowing not to separate and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established.
It took place in Paris, France on July 14,1789. A prison in Paris known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the center of Paris. The people demanded for weapons and gunpowder. It is also a symbol that represents the abuse by monarchy.