We'll not move until "the voice of the nation was heard" and their demands were met
We're in a great crisis and in need of money. In order to solve it, we'll tax the third estate and increase food prices because of bad harvest
Because we're at the bottom according to the Old Regime
Why does 1/2 my income get paid in taxes?
The Tennis Court Oath was a pledge that was signed in a tennis court inside the castle of Versailles. They were accidently locked out of the meeting room and forced themselves into an outdoor tennis court, pledging to write a new constitution.
This is what happens when you commit treason
We must have our civil liberties and rughts that were snatched back!!
After the American Revolution, a great debt was formed in France because Louis XVI supported the Americans during their revolution. Faced with the need to raise money, he decided to tax the third estate.
You did great as well
Great job King Bonaparte
The Old Regime was the social and political system of France prior to the French Revolution. Under the regime, all rights and status flowed from the social institution, divided into three: first, second and third estate. The third estate, which made 80% of the population had to have 1/2 of their income paid in taxes to nobles and agents of the king.
The reign of terror was a period of remorseless bloodshed. Radicals took control by arresting and executing anyone who they either suspected might not be loyal to the revolution or supported monarchy. Their goal was to purge France of enemies and the Revolution and protect the country from foreign invaders.
The battle of Austerlitz is considered one of Napoleon's greatest victories where he defeated the Austrians and Russians. The victory of the French dazed Europe and meant that they were masters of Europe for a short period of time. As a result of the war, France gained territory in Austria and were paid a war indemnity of 40 million francs. They also toke much of Germany and napoleon abolished the Holy Roman Empire and established the Confederation of the Rhine.