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UPDATE: Chapter 21: Enlightenment: Ally or Enemy? (1492 – 1815) – Part III


The Three Estates

This picture criticized the contradiction of the “Ancien Regime”. The Third Estate( the old man) is giving the First Estate(clergy) and the Second Estate(nobility) a piggyback.



Today, we concluded our studies on the Enlightenment and its effects on the Christian Church by  discussing the origins and causes of the French Revolution and the rise of the middle-class afterwards.


Our essays can be found here.