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The Three Estates Enlightenment Ideas Economic Crisis Weak Leadership
1 st Estate – Clergy 1% of the total population Pay no taxes 2 nd Estate – Noblemen 2% of the total population Collect “Protection” Taxes Pay no taxes
3 rd Estate – Everyone Else 97% of the total population Workers Peasants Bourgeoisie
3 rd Estate begins to challenge the authority of 1 st and 2 nd estates Reinforced the ideas of equality and liberty
High Taxes High Prices Food Shortage Huge spending by the King and Queen
Meeting of the Estates- General Establishment of the National Assembly Tennis Court Oath Storming of the Bastille
3 rd Estate refuses to be dominated by the 1 st and 2 nd estates Asserted their Independence
Ended the Absolute Monarchy Began a French Representative Gov’t
King forced to yield to the demands of the National Assembly
July 14, 1789 Prison Becomes symbol of the revolution
Essential Question Discuss the following questions with your neighbors and be prepared to share with the class: 1.What determines a person’s class in the.
Social ClassesSocial Classes First Estate - Roman Catholic Church, less than 1% Second Estate - Rich Nobles, about 1% 1 st and 2 nd estates had.
Fuel for the Revolutionary Fire Danger!. The Estate System Estate= orders/classes of society First estate= Those who prayed (clergy) Second estate=
I. THE OLD REGIME A. France is divided along class lines 1. Between 3 groups: Estates - Clergy (Catholic Church officials) - Nobility - Everyone else.
The French Revolution. Terms First Estate Was made up of Church officials. Owned 10 percent of the land Paid 2% of income to the government.
Causes of the French Revolution
BACKGROUND The Seven Years’ War put France into an economic crisis. Their helping the U.S. with the American Revolution deepened their debt.
The Beginning of the French Revolution A.The Old Regime B.The Estates General C.The Storming of the Bastille D.The March on Versailles.
Aim: Why was France unhappy with absolute leadership? Do Now – Describe conditions in France under Louis XIV. Watch the video; What are the causes of.
The French Revolution. Inspiration for a Change #1 - The Enlightenment Presented new beliefs about authority – outrageous monarchs or elected representative?
World Studies. Review: what is a monarchy? Power is in the hands of a single person (monarch/King or Queen) Absolute monarchy- ruler has total control.
The French Revolution What are good reasons for revolt? S. 1 DOK 1-2; Learning Target: I can identify the causes of the French Revolution.
The French Revolution Begins. The Privileged Estates.
Revolution breaks out in France in 1789 – Many injustices existed in France before the Revolution.
The French Revolution 1789.
The French Revolution What were the major causes of the French Revolution?
French Revolution an Intro. French Revolution France still followed ancient regime – old order (medieval) Their social system divided into 3 classes.
French Revolution: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity.
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