The French revolution

The French revolution

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  • Long term causes of the revolution 
  • It sucks having to be poor 
  • Estates General 
  • Stop spending so much money on dumb stuff.
  • Tennis court oath
  • We want our rights !!!!!!!
  • The French were having economic problems because the government was spending to much money and people had no jobs they were completely poor. This was also because of king louis XVI. He was spending so much money on unnecessary stuff that they ended up with no money.  He did hire jacques Necker to tell him what to do and he told him to stop spending money but he didn't want to.
  • storming of the battle 
  • We did it!!!!!!
  • France had no money because  the general estates was spending so much money on dumb stuff and  instead of stop spending so much money he would just charge people with taxes.
  • Revolution begins 
  • The 3rd estate made a oath on the tennis court because they got locked out of there meeting which is why its called the tennis court oath. They vowed that they would always stay united until they got France to sign the constitution. They wanted to have a voice but also wanted rights like Fairer taxes and and freedom of press. They wrote down all there complaints in a cahiers which are notebooks  They were also mad because the first and second  estate made all the choices
  • The french went looking for weapons in Bastille which is an old prison. They wanted to make things even by starting a war. Trumph is a symbol the fall of bastille. To this day the french still celebrate the 14 of july they celebrate this as a indepence day.
  • The revolution began because of many things. But this all had to do with King Louis XVI. First he left france with no money. And instead of stop spending so much money he decided to start taxing people instead. This economic problem led people extremely  poor with no job no food. Then the third estate felt like they were not part of anything so they signed a constitution. Not only that but they started a war to get there indepence. These events all led to the Revolution. 
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