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Teaching French Revolution: Forming of the National Assembly

French Revolution: Forming of the National Assembly

The majority of people made up the Third Estate. Many of them were very poor, and yet they paid the most taxes. Meanwhile, King Louis XVI along with the nobility lived lives of luxury. Throughout the 1780s, the Third Estate called on the King to make changes so that things were fairer for all people.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Which event described in the article could be called the most important "turning point" in the French Revolution?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.3 - Historical Process

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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