The Third Estate asked for a new voting system in which each representative would vote individually. When the king refused, the Third Estate declared that, as the true representative of the nation, it was forming a National Assembly.
Declaration of the right of man and citizen
It was born of an idea of the Constituent Assembly, which was formed by the assembly of the Estates General to draft a new constitution.
The capture of the Batille
When revolutionary insurgents stormed and seized control of the medieval armoury.
locked of the national assembly
The king locked the National Assembly out of the Estates General, so they met at a tennis court nearby. They declared that they would not leave the tennis court until France had a constitution.