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1. Louis XVI

1.1. king of france

1.1.1. not non-ambious king

1.1.2. Tried to fix debt by taxing Nobles

1.1.2.1. Forces to call Estates- General

1.1.2.1.1. First time in 175 Years

1.1.3. Beheaded

1.2. wife marie antoinette

1.2.1. Daughter of Maria Theresa

1.2.2. madame deficient

1.2.2.1. Hair

1.2.2.2. never said, "Let them eat cake."

1.2.2.3. clothes

1.2.2.4. gambeling

1.2.3. beheaded

1.3. Old Regime Estates-General

1.3.1. 1st Estate

1.3.1.1. Clergy of Roman Catholic Church

1.3.1.1.1. Owned 10% of the land

1.3.1.1.2. Exempt from Paying Taxes

1.3.1.1.3. Provide education

1.3.1.1.4. Took care of poor

1.3.1.1.5. Against Enlightenment ideas

1.3.2. 2nd Estate

1.3.2.1. Rich Nobles

1.3.2.1.1. 25 of Population

1.3.2.1.2. Owned 20% of the land

1.3.2.1.3. 2% of the Population

1.3.2.1.4. Against Enlightenment ideas

1.3.3. 3rd Esate

1.3.3.1. Bourgeoisie

1.3.3.1.1. middle class

1.3.3.1.2. bankers, Factory Owners Merchants, professionals Skilled Artisans

1.3.3.1.3. Well Educated

1.3.3.1.4. Believed in Enlightenment Ideas

1.3.3.1.5. Paid High taxes

1.3.3.2. Workers of France

1.3.3.2.1. poorest

1.3.3.2.2. urdan workers

1.3.3.2.3. low wage, frequently out of work

1.3.3.2.4. Hungry, Might steal if cost of bread to high

1.3.3.3. Peasants

1.3.3.3.1. Largest Group

1.3.3.3.2. 80% of Population

1.3.3.3.3. paid 1/2 income

1.3.3.4. Embraced enlightenment ideas

1.3.3.5. No power to Influence government

1.3.3.6. Resent 1st and 2nd class