Why Did the People of the Third Estate Revolt?

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In the French Revolution, the third estate was made up of ordinary people. They felt they did not have enough representation in the government. This led to revolt and to war.
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They were simply unhappy with the government. Their. taxes. were raised because the government was going into war, and there was no food for the peasants to eat.
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Bad harvests in 1788 and 1789, and inspired by the success of the American
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There was a raise in taxes and a food shortage which caused the people of third estate to revolt. report this answer. Updated on Thursday, February 02 2012 at 11:15AM EST. Source:
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Cuz they had to bear all the tax burdens where the church and the aristocrats didnt pay anything
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