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1 Social Classes in France France is the center of the Enlightenment It will experience new ideas about government

2 Old Regime In France France has a Feudal system of govt.- The king grants control of some land to a noble The noble must be loyal to the king They must protect the people on the land “I will give you some land…. “Yes, my king!” But you must be loyal to me.”

3 Three Estates in France The Estates = 3 groups of people 1 st Estate = the Clergy (the church) 2 nd Estate = the nobles (rich guys / hereditary) 3 rd Estate = “commoners” (divided into 3 groups)

4 Who did the King grant land to? The Knights 2.The Church 3.The Nobles 4.The Wiggles

5 Participant Scores 100Chang Jason 100Guan Christopher 100Chang Sean 100Ku Samantha 100Giang Leon

6 What percentage of your current points would you like to wager on the next question? 1.0% 2.25% 3.50% 4.75% 5.100%

7 Who was the head of the church? 1.The Nobles 2.The King 3.The monks 4.The Clergy 0 39

8 Participant Scores 300Chang Jason 300Chang Sean 300Lu Christopher 300Lopez Rowan 300Khodr Jonathan

9 1st Estate = The Clergy (church leaders) Roman Catholic owned 10% of the land Provides education and support to the poor didn't like Enlightenment ideas, no change

10 2nd Estate = The Nobles (wealthy) 2% of the population own 20% of the land paid almost no taxes didn't like Enlightenment ideas, no change 2% of the pop.

11 What % of land did the 1st Estate own? 1.5% 2.10% 3.15% 4.50% 0 39

12 What percentage of your current points would you like to wager on the next question? 1.0% 2.25% 3.50% 4.75% 5.100%

13 What % of the population was the 2nd Estate? % 2.2% 3.5% 4.10%

14 Participant Scores 900Chang Jason 900Chang Sean 900Lu Christopher 900Khodr Jonathan 900Upparapalli Mayur

15 Third Estate 3rd Estate Had 3 groups of peeps, 98% of the population The Bourgeoisie Merchants and artisans,well educated Believe in Enlightenment ideas= liberty & equality Pay high taxes Some were rich, but didn't have privileges like the Nobles “It’s all about the Benjamins “Tax time” “My money”

16 3 rd Estate cont. The Workers servants, cooks, etc. worked on and off,were paid low wages

17 3 rd Estate cont. (again) 3 rd Estate cont. (again) PeasantsPeasants 80% of the population ½ of their wages went to nobles, taxes and the church resented the nobles and clergy

18 What percentage of your current points would you like to wager on the next question? 1.0% 2.25% 3.50% 4.75% 5.100%

19 What group was NOT part of the 3rd Estate? The Bourgeoisie 2.The Nobles 3.The Workers 4.The Peasants

20 Participant Scores 1000Chang Jason 1000Chang Sean 1000Lu Christopher 1000Khodr Jonathan 1000Upparapalli Mayur

21 What percentage of your current points would you like to wager on the next question? 1.0% 2.25% 3.50% 4.75% 5.100%

22 What group had the largest % of the population 1.The Bourgeoisie 2.The Workers 3.The Peasants 4.The Clergy

23 Participant Scores 2100Chang Jason 2100Chang Sean 2100Lu Christopher 2100Khodr Jonathan 2100Upparapalli Mayur


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