Abolition of feudalism privileges

Abolition of feudalism privileges.

August 4th: The King appoints a government of reformist ministers around Necker. The Assembly, with many noblemen, votes to abolish the privileges and feudal rights of the nobility.

In this way, the National Constituent Assembly abolished feudalism, also known as the August Decrees, sweeping away the seigneurialSeigneurial system was an institutional form of land distribution.. rights of the Second Estate (aristocratsThe aristocracy is a social class that included the upper level of people considers its highest order in society with hereditary rank and titles..) and the taxes gathered by the First Estate (clergy).

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