Why were louis xvi and marie antoinette so unpopular

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2.Why were Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette so unpopular? 3. List and describe the Three Estates. The Clergy were wealthy and immoral. They held power in the Catholic church and politics combined which meant that the power of the King came from God. They owned 15% of the land and were not responsible for taxes. The Nobility owned 20% of the land and consisted of Knights/ Robes/ Bells and the Ennobled who were people that bought into nobility. The 3 rd estate were the Bourgeoisie who were also known as peasants. They were the biggest portion of the population and were responsible for all of the taxes. They worked the estates while dealing with the burden of society.

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