tennis court oath


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Unformatted text preview: the French Revolution, as it asserted the power to the people, not the monarchs. The Tennis Cour t Oat h T he • King Louis shuts down the private tennis court meeting on June 20th, 1789. • This forced the Third­Estate to meet at the Church of Saint Louis in Paris. • This meeting included citizens and clergy as well as the Third­Estate. • Also included more members of other estates. Post -Oat h Post • In a private royal meeting on June 23rd, 1789, King Louis attempted to reorganize the Estates in a way that would benefit him. • Different representation organization (less representation of Third Estate, more representation of Royal family and First Estate • This failed, causing the Estates to work even harder to obtain equal representation. N ATI ONAL CO...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2010 for the course HIS 113 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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