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The Rise of Napoleon
The Meeting of the Estates-General
French Revolution started July 14, 1789. Struggle for hegemony and Empire outstrips the fiscal resources of the state. Political conflict: conflict between the Monarchy and the nobility over the “reform” of the tax system led to paralysis and bankruptcy. The Revolution ended November 9, 1799.
Napoleon rose into power and ruling France and other countries was because France was all violence, blood and nothing but death, France was burning down to the ground and at the time the king was trying to escape Pairs. France was defenseless and with no king. Napoleon help restore France and fought off the armies that tried to invaded France.
The Tennis Court Oath.
First and second estate didn't care about the third estate because they are the lower income group and also poor. During this time not many people cared about equality. The first and second estate didn't have to pay any taxes mostly the poor payed the most.
The Storming of the Bastille.
The March of Versailles.
June 20, 1789 all started because of the first and second estate locking the third estate out of their own meeting. The third estate that went by the National Assembly, were taking an oath that said they weren't allow to stop until France had a Constitution.
This event was in Pairs, France; The medieval fortress, armory, and political prison in Paris known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the centre of Paris.
The women march also know as the October March; women from the third estate were marching because bread prices were to much for any of them to afford one little piece of bread. On the way to Versailles more women join and some men as well.
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