France in Revolution Origins and onsets of the Revolution (4/4)

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After the estates general was summoned in 1788 what was the main issue they faced.
Demand for the estates general were far higher and resulted in demand for new constitution.
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When was the first meeting of the estates general and what was wrong with the system?
The estates-general met in may 1789 and the each estate got 1 yes or no vote with the 2nd and 1st estate outnumbering the 3rd estate.
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How was the national assembly formed?
It was a response to lack of response from Louis and was a revolutionary assembly formed by the third estate
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What happened when the third estate arrived to the royal session?
They arrived to find the doors locked, thinking they where being prevented from speaking they found a new tennis ball court to meet on.
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What was the Tennis court oath?
That they wouldn't rest untill a constitution was established
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When and how did the nationaly assembley become legitimate?
17th june 1789 after Louis ordered remaining deputies of 1st and 2nd estate to join the third estate.
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What caused pamphleteers journalists and demonstrations to become angry and violent with the king July 11th 1789?
The firing of Necker for sympathies with the 3rd estate.
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When was the Bastille stormed and by whom?
July 14th 1789 and by the Sans Culottes and Parisian demonstraters.
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What was the result of the storming of the Bastille?
It showed France did not have control over the people. And the National Guard bought in to stop a bloody revolution.
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What where the attitudes of the people post Bastille day?
1) a rewrite of the Constitution 2)constitutional monarchy not republican
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