USA HISTORY

MAKING OF A NEW NATION 1776 1800

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
They consisted of the Nobles; they received special privileges and paid no direct taxes to the king
A
1st Estate
B
2nd Estate
C
3rd Estate
D
Bourgeoisie
Explanation: 

Detailed explanation-1: -The members of the first two estates, that is, the clergy and the nobility, enjoyed certain privileges by birth. The most important of these was exemption from paying taxes to the state. The nobles further enjoyed feudal privileges.

Detailed explanation-2: -Clergy and Nobility were privileged class. They had certain special privileges; in addition to feudal privilege. They were exempted from paying any types of taxes. They paid feudal taxes extracted after the members of the third estate.

Detailed explanation-3: -The Second Estate consisted of the nobility of France, including members of the royal family, except for the King. Members of the Second Estate did not have to pay any taxes. They were also awarded special priviliges, such as the wearing a sword and hunting.

Detailed explanation-4: -The French nobility (French: la noblesse fran├žaise) was a privileged social class in France from the Middle Ages until its abolition on 23 June 1790 during the French Revolution.

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