Comic History of the Enlightenment and French Revolution
Updated: 11/9/2020
Comic History of the Enlightenment and French Revolution

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  • Enlightenment and Beginning of the French Revolution Part 1
  • Enlightenment thinkers such as Rousseau met at salons to converse about new ideas
  • We need a democracy where everyone is equal and everyone has the power to change things
  • King Louis XVI calls the Estates General to try and solve the financial problems affecting France
  • How about the 3rd Estate pays more taxes?
  • We are in a crisis. We need money. How do we fix this?
  • The 1st and 2nd Estate vote that the 3rd Estate has to pay more taxes while they don't
  • Imagine having to pay taxes
  • This isn't Fair! We will not pay even more taxes!
  • The 3rd Estate forms the National Assembly
  • We need economic Reform!
  • We're Hungry!
  • The members of the National Assembly take the Tennis Court oath
  • Oui!
  • Do you vow not to separate and to reassemble wherever require, until the Constitution of the kingdom is established
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