Old Regime in France was divided in 3 states (social classes):
1st Estate- Clergy: Any body thats attached to or working for the church, ranges from
Cardinals and Arch-Bishops all the way down to the local parrish priests. Th
1st day, Versailles (convenient for Louis), 9:00, king talks first. People get there at 8:00.
Unfortunately Louis was supposed to come at 9:00 but he did not show, he shows 3 1/2 hours
late. When he finally gets there he gives a 15
The French are at war with everybody and by 1793 they have killed the king and Marie
and invaded the low countries which got England involved in it, Spain got involved when they
killed the king, Austria and Prussia have declared
The enlightenment grew out of the scientific revolution, the new science and the new beliefs had effects on society.
The main concepts were:
1. Methods of natural science could and should be used to examine and understand all aspects
People who ruled by the tenants of the enlightenment despite the fact that they were absolute monarchs.
Catherine the Great- She was not Russian she was German, she was born in a little town
called Anholt Zerps, she was fortun