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acien re'gime
absolutist gov. of church and nobles. pre revolution
corvee
labor tax from lords to peasants
three estates
clergy=pray
nobles=fight
commons=work
Estates general
calling to meeting the representatives of the 3 estates
Louis XVI
french king who liked clocks.
marie antoinette
austrian wife of Louis XVI
guillotine
thing that cuts heads off
national assembly
second name of the 3rd. party
flight to varennes
louis XVI tried to escape execution for being antirevolutionary. bartender recognized him from a coin
march to versailles
women wne to bring back marie and louis. ransacked the palace at versaille.
this is because bread prices went up.
night of August 4th
liberal nobles renounced feudal rights. destroyed fuedal system
great fear
rumor was that the nobles were going to send thugs to go kill and torture peasants. peasants then burned nobles houses to destroy tax records
feudal dues
peasants to lords:
mill grain
work land.
etc
bastille
prison and armory that the sans-culottes broke into.
Sans-culottes
urban poor
oath fo the tennis courts
3rd estate was locked out of meeting.
moved to tennis courts. swore to not disband until a constitution was created.
bourgeoisie
middle class (wealthy)
declaration of rights of man
liberty
property
fraternity
Constituent Assembly
combined estates