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Estates the population divided by law into one of the three statues or estates.
First Estate Or clergy, numbered about 130,000 out of the total. And owned 10% of the land.
Second State The nobilty.The nobles owned between 20 and 30 percent of the land in France, but consisted of about 1.5 percent of the population.
Third Estate Everybody else – 98% of the population, who owned 60-70 percent of the land in France. The third estate could be divided into three groups: the bourgeoisie, the sans culottes, and the peasants.
Taille France's chief tax.
Bourgeoisie Or middle class.
Louis XVI
Queen Marie Antoinette
Tennis Court Oath A pivotal event during the first days of the French Revolution.
Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen A fundamental document of the French Revolution and in the history of human and civil rights.
Maximilien Robespierre
Reign of Terror Policies that the committee adopted.
Coup D`etat A sudden overthrow of the government.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Versailles the treaty of 1919 imposed upon Germany by the Allies: the most important of the five peace treaties that concluded World War I
Storming of the Bastille
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