french revolution

french revolution

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  • cause of Revolution
  • I am tired of paying all the taxes when you pay none.
  • Not my problem.
  • 1st events of Revolution
  • tennis court oath
  • the National Assembly needs to stick together
  • Ok. The third estate will reassemble no matter the circumstances. 
  • 1st events of Revolution
  • storming of Bastille
  • This prison is a symbol of the monarchies  dictatorship
  • Let's destroy it!
  • The Revolution began because society was unhappy with inequalities between the estates.  The third estate was being forced to pay all the taxes while the upper class and clergy paid very little. The sans culottes were the common people in the lower class.
  • 1st events of Revolution
  • Cahiers
  • Bishops can't be in charge of more than one diocese!
  • Members of the 3rd estate vow not to separate until the Constitution of the Kingdom has been created.
  • Creating a New Nation
  • Everyone should be equally protected by the law.
  • An angry mob attacked the state prison, Bastille, which represented the royal authority in Paris. This contributes to the great fear.
  • National Convention
  • The monarchy is over!
  • Let's start making changes.
  • Each of the three estates created lists of their grievances. The people in the first estate were concerned about religion and the clergy. The second estate said the government was too out of date, and they proved to be liberal. The third estate complained about financial privileges. 
  • The 1st and 2nd estates have way more financial privilege than us!
  • The government is too out of date.
  • The declaration of the rights of man and constitution of 1791 are created, limiting the power of the monarch and giving more rights to the common people.
  • They have capture Louis XIV, he tried to away!
  • The National Convention was the first government of the French Revolution. It was organized as a republic, abandoning the monarchy.
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