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It is the result of individual wills, just as the Nation is the aggregate of the individuals who com- in the name of economic liberty. Thus the National Assembly applied the spirit of the Enlightenment in a thorough reform of France’s laws and institutions. The National Assembly also imposed a radical reorganization on religious life. It granted religious freedom to the small minority of French Jews and Protestants. ) Furthermore, in November 1789 it nationalized the property of the Catholic Church and abolished monasteries.

Martin’s. Reprinted by permission of the publisher. bly then forced the Catholic clergy to take an oath of loyalty to the new government. The pope formally condemned this ­mea­sure, and only half the priests of France swore the oath. Many sincere Chris­tians, espe­ cially those in the countryside, were also upset by these changes in the religious order. The attempt to remake the Catholic Church, like the abolition of guilds and workers’ associations, sharpened the conflict between the educated classes and the common ­people that had been emerging in the eighteenth century.

Louis XVI’s efforts to reject their demands failed, and in July 1788 he reluctantly called the Estates General into session. The National Assembly As its name indicates, the Estates General was a legislative body with representatives from the three orders of society: the clergy, nobility, and commoners. On May 5, 1789, the twelve hundred newly elected delegates of the three estates gathered in Versailles for the opening session of the Estates General. They met in an atmosphere of deepening crisis.

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