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The Tennis Court Oath

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on 9 October 2012

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The Tennis Court Oath... June 17, 1789 when they got to their meeting place, the doors were locked so they had to do it on the nearby indoor tennis courts instead. It has nothing to do with tennis the third estate demanded for the vote to be by head The Third Estate was also known as the "National Assembly" ? But what is it an oath for? Is an oath... THE TENNIS COURTS! 1774-1792 and was executed in 1793 The Prime Minister, Necker, was the one who originally had the ideas about creating a reform The Force behind the Revolution Fixing The Problem? Challenge to the Monarchy Emma Opel Gabby Glaser Sierra Myers Tennis Court Oath Changed France Cites: The Tennis Court Oath Spielvodgel, Jackson J. Western Civilization. sixth ed. N.p.: Pennsylvania State University, 2006. Print. N.p.: Think Quest, n.d. Web. 25 Sept. 2012. "Template without Comments." Template without Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Oct. 2012. "The Oath of the Tennis Court (June 20, 1789)." The Oath of the Tennis Court (June 20, 1789). N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Oct. 2012. unfair tax Napolean What happened next? King Louis 16 Before the National Assembly, no other group had an official meeting to discuss the reforms they attempted to make and it was a big turning point in the revolution th King Louis' Big Problem The Third Estate Takes The Lead The National Assembly gained support from the poor and wealthy influential people of France who weren't represented by either nobility or clergy Support from the Reform Jacques Neckler Change in Plans 577 members Planned to meet at Menus Plaisers The Oath •Regeneration of public order •Maintain the true principles of monarchy "We swear never to separate ourselves from the National Assembly, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the realm is drawn up and fixed upon solid foundations.All members swear the same oath between the hands of the president" Road to Revolution The tennis court oath brought people together to force change When They Arrived... Menus Plaisirs The Tennis Court Oath is important because it is was the first real movement of the revolution when all nobles, clergies and public turned against the monarchy Vote by Head? The New Meeting Spot They were determined to meet so they chose the near by tennis courts Why was Necker so great? What happened in It gave France a new constitution People could live without being ruled by king and so the monarchy slowly broken down Sharing of powers Everyone had power including the lower class •King Louis fled France when his government was being taken over
•France now had a radical government
•This government was in-place until Napoleon took over The Tennis Court Oath Many famous statues portraying this important meeting
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