We can barely afford food and King Louis is still taxing us the most.
King Louis XVI inherited the throne in 1774.
He's trying to disband us.
King Louis is scared of us!
Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette marry. From then on the two are frequently using up all of Frances money on useless and unnecessary purchases.
STORM THE BASTILLE!
The citizens were furious to find out that they were paying the highest taxes and getting the lowest paying jobs while the nobles and other high-class citizens were barely working and getting high pay. Also, they found out of the constant waste of money and extreme dept caused by Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI.
When the Third Estate was locked out of their usual meeting hall at Versailles. They thought the king was forcing them to leave, they moved to a nearby indoor tennis court. There they took an oath never to separate until France writes a constitution.
The turning point in the French Revolution when a mob stormed the Bastille.
The execution of King Louis and his wife Marie Antoinette affected France because it changed the whole system and made it possible for the citizens of France to finally get the rights they deserve.