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French Financial Crisis

1787 - 1789

The third estate of France was being taxed very harshly , while the nobles and clergy were taxed very little if at all.
This is against what the Declaration of the Rights of Man says because people are treated differently based on their class.

Creation of National Assembly

June 17, 1789 - July 9, 1789

Storming Bastille

July 14, 1789

The storming of Bastille by an angry mob looking for gun powder and weapons, in case the French government tried to take over the third class.

Estates General

July 17, 1789

Great Fear

July 17, 1789

People were afraid that the upper estates would try and overthrow the third estate.

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen

August 26, 1789

The document made to define the true rights of what any and all people should have.