may 14, 1789 - Meeting of the estates general
The king ordered the estates general to gather
together and help stopping the financial crisis.
There were 3 classes: the nobles, clergy and the
third estate. Each estate had only one vote.
The 1st and 2nd estate were mostly gathering
together and so the decisions we mostly taken by them.
This was the reason that determined the Third estate
to make their own national assembly.
They moved to a indoor tennis court, because they got kicked out of the