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CLIP 10144

The Tennis Court Oath

The Tennis Court Oath
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Key Info
  • The Tennis Court Oath
  • Duration: 00:03:53
  • By the late 1780s, France was in desperate financial trouble and was close to breaking point. As a result Louis XVI brought together the Estates General to try to solve France's problems.
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    France

  • Keywords: Bastille Day, French revolution, estates general, national assembly
Ideas for use in class
  • use to introduce the background to the French Revolution.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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