France is one of the biggest and wealthiest countries but its government is bankrupt. France is bankrupt from war and collects to little in tax. The food price went up and pay went down. Nobles pay almost nothing and the other 98% has to pay most of the taxes.
Oath of the Tennis Courts pt. 2
The three estates met to discuss and vote on their taxes. Once again the king and nobles overpowered the vote and left the third estate to lose again.
Storming of Bastille
The third estate was not having it and left to go make their own system. They went of to the tennis courts.
Decleration of the Rights of Man
Decleration of Rights
The third estate left to go make their own estate and all met at the tennis courts. This is where they form the National Assembly. This was later called the Oath of the Tennis Courts.
After the Oath of the Tennis Courts came the storming of Bastille. Bastille was a French prison. As they stormed Bastille the accidentally let out some prisoners. This then became Bastille Day their independence day.
After Bastille came the Deceleration of Rights. Which was saying that every man deserves their own rights.