France is broke because they spent so much money on their castle. They also spent a ton of money on the war. They are also broke because there taxes were to low so they had to raise them making the citizens mad.
These are the 3 groups of general estates the first estate was the clergy, the second estate was the nobility, and the third estate was the common people.
The third estate refused the rules and met up at the tennis court because they believed that the most important people were them.
King Louis runs away then gets killed
The document "declaration of the rights of a man" was a document that stated that people have the rights of freedom and equality.
Independence day or Bastille a group set of to Bastille and a battle broke out and killed a lot of people.
The king didn't want to make all the decisions so he tried to run away but got caught then he was beheaded.