What did members of The Third Estate have before the revolution?
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A. A smaller tax burden than the other estates. B. A voice in government equal to that of the First and Second Estates. C. Greater political influence than the clergy. D. A high tax burden and little political power.
The third estate was written by Abbe Sieyes written before the French revolution. It was written in the January of 1789 and is political pamphlet, which influenced the population in a major manner. Before the revolution took place, the third estate had a he tax burden and little political power.
After the revolution, however, there was major shift in power, giving the members of the third estate a large share of the power, smaller tax burdens and more political importance. This influenced the population, helping them establish their role in the community and had a great impact on the members of the third estate.