This is the part of the Palace of Versailles. A palace that King Louis XVI had built for himself and his wife Marie Antoinette.
Here King Louis XVI ruled like a God, and ruled because of God. He claimed that God Himself had given him his power.This is called Devine RIght.
The seven years’ was fought against their rivals at the time, Great Britain, and several other European powers in Europe and North America from 1756 till 1763.
Meanwhile, for the farmers, spring of 1788 was harsh and fruitless. Most of the crops had died.
Lower bread prices!!
Fist there were food shortages, and then the bread prices had increased.
we need food!
The lives of the peasants went from being bad to worst. With the increase in the price of bread, the decrease in food in general, and the increase in taxation. On May 1789 the Estates General had a meeting to vote for higher taxes and like always that responsibility landed on the Third Estate.