Why did the protest start?
The French Revolution began because of a government financial crisis, and it became a movement of reform and violent change. The financial crisis was about a inefficient and unfair tax structure. The French overthrew their ancient government in 1789. Estates- General had a meeting on May 5, 1789 and that's when the revolution began. It started in France , near the end of the 18th century. It was commanded by General Lafayette in Paris.
Estates-General: the first meeting since 1614 from the French. An assembly representing the French Estates : The clergy which is the first Estate
How did people protest?
Bastille: a fortress in Paris
Oath of the Tennis Court: "Not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established".
What resulted from the protest?
The great changes restricted themselves to constitutional reform.