there was bad harvest due to recent harsh winters and volcanic eruptions in iceland which resulted in crop failures and no bread.
there was absolute monarchy and unfair voting. the first and second estates lived extravagant lifestyles, while the third estate did not.
there were three estates aka three social classes. the first estate (far left) is the king and queen which is the highest rank. the second estate (middle) was mainly made up of nobles and knights. the third estate (far right) is the rest of the population which contains peasants, middle class people, etc.