King Louis XVI: In the Tennis Court


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In a desperate attempt to collect event more taxes, King Louis called a meeting of the ESTATES GENERAL in 1788. However the people from the Third Estate used the meeting as a chance to tell the King what they thought was wrong with France and their lives and demand improvements. When the King refused to listen, members of the Third Estate went to a nearby Tennis Court and made an OATH saying they would not move until

the King had made improvements. In the Tennis Court several people made speeches.

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