Everyone is born with the right to Life, Liberty, and Property
I believe we should have protecton from the government.
I'm not. For I am King Louis the 16th.
We are staving:(
ClergyI only have to pay 2%.
PeasantI have to pay 50% of my income for taxes
NobilityI dont have to pay taxes
Locke believed the everyone is born with Natural Rights. There was another man name Rousseau that believed the government should offer protection to the people by a Social Contract.
Tennis Court Oath
Peasants had little to no access to food. A factor was the famine happening during this time. At this time bread was considered very valuable.
Storming of the Bastille
At this time peasants had to pay 50% of their income. Meanwhile, nobility didn't have to pay taxes and clergy only had to pay 2%.
Women March to Versailles
For our children.
On June 20, the representatives of the third estate had arrived at their meeting place, only to find the doors had been locked. They moved to a nearby tennis court and continued the meeting until they had a new constitution.
We shall be the National Assembly.
On July 14, 1789 a group of about 900 stormed the Bastille. It took four gruesome hours for the rebels to win against the Wardens. The wardens were then decapitated and the Bastille was destroyed.
On October 5, thousand of women armed with weapons marched to Versailles. The women confronted the king, they told him their children were starving because there was no bread. The crowd told the royal family to return to Paris. A day later they did so. The king then carried wagon loads of flour from the palace storehouse.