First Estate c. 130,000 people The Clergy Main Privileges:
Right to carry a sword
Special treatment in law courts
Did not have to pay some taxes
Did not have to do military service
Second Estate c. 120,000 – 350,000 people The Nobility Third Estate c. 27,000,000 people Privileges None Everyone else
Below are two political cartoon circulated around in the lead up to the French Revolution 1. What are each of the pictures portraying ? 2. How might an illiterate citizen react upon viewing these cartoons?