People also ask
Did the Estates-General decide on voting practices?
However, there was no decision on voting practices, which was left to the Estates General itself to decide. This was only ever going to cause a huge problem, and the result changed the course of Europe in a way the crown really, really wished they had been able to foresee and prevent.
What was the purpose of the Estates-General?
It sat from November 6th until December 17th and protected the nobles’ interests by voting against doubling the third estate or voting by head. This was followed by the Estates General being postponed by a few months. The uproar only grew.
What was the result of the Estates General and the Revolution?
The French Revolution: The Estates General and the Revolution. On December 27th, in a document entitled ‘Result of the King’s Council of State’ ?the result of discussion between Necker and the king and contrary to the advice of the nobles ?the crown announced that the third estate was indeed to be doubled.
How were the estates chosen in the French Revolution?
Choosing the Estates. To choose the estates, France was divided up into 234 constituencies. Each had an electoral assembly for the nobles and clergy while the third estate was voted on by every male taxpayer over twenty-five years of age. Each sent two delegates for the first and second estates and four for the third.