HST 112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Tennis Court Oath, Church Tax, Estates Of The Realm

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Hst 112 napoleon to the present week 1 notes. French revolution: popular sovereignty, nationality, liberalism (individual rights, socialism, conservatism (show support for the american revolution but not the french) The relationship between the individual and the state. Early modern man no national identity, feudal obligations, little contact with state. Modern man strong national identity, legal rights, strong relationship with the state. The crisis of the ancien regime and the french revolution: The ancien regime: absolutist dynasties autocratic, unchecked authority, representative institutions french estates general, spain cortes, e. europe, law courts parlement of paris. The three estates (french social structure: 1st estate: the clergy (upper level, drawn from nobles, tax exempt, 2nd estate: monopoly on civil service and military office, tax exempt, 3rd estate: commoners (95-97% of population) Preconditions of the french revolution: leadership = louis xvi and marie antoinette, tax system, enlightenment, economic strife and crop failure. The convergence of revolts: noble revolt (1788)

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