Etat sentence example

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  • They rejected him; he appealed to the tiers etat, and was returned both for Aix and for Marseilles.
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  • Thanks to the exertions of Saliceti, one of the two deputies sent by the tiers etat of Corsica to the National Assembly of France, that body, on the 30th of November 1789, declared the island to be an integral part of the kingdom with right to participate in all the reforms then being decreed.
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  • He, however, soon realized that the charters of one town can only be understood by comparing them with those of other towns, and he was gradually led to continue the work which Augustin Thierry had broadly outlined in his studies on the Tiers Etat.
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  • In April of the same year the Belgian chambers authorized the king to be the chief of the state founded by the Association, which had already taken the name of Etat Independant du Congo.
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  • The states-general were convoked at Versailles for the 5th of May 1789, and Barnave was chosen deputy of the tiers etat for his native province.
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  • Necker, as director-general of the finances, set forth the condition of the treasury and proposed some small reforms. The Tiers Etat (Third Estate) was dissatisfied that the question of joint or separate deliberation should have been left open.
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  • Hence it became the first object of the Tiers Etat to effect the amalgamation of the three estates.
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  • The Tiers Etat insisted that the deputies of all three estates should have their powers verified in common as the first step towards making them all members of one House.
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  • On the 7th the Tiers Etat sent deputations to exhort the other estates to union, while the clergy sent a deputation to it with the proposal that each estate should name commissioners to discuss the best method of verifying powers.
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  • The Tiers Etat accepted the proposal and conferences were held, but without result.
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  • On the 10th of June Sieyes moved that the Tiers Etat should for the last time invite the First and Second Estates to join in the verification of powers and announce that, whether they did or not, the work of verifying would begin forthwith.
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  • As there was no response, the Tiers Etat on the r 2th named Bailly provisional president and commenced verification.
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  • When the work of verification was over, a title had to be found for the body thus created, which would no longer accept the style of the Tiers Etat.
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  • By these proceedings the Tiers Etat and a few of the clergy declared themselves the national legislature.
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  • On the same day the nobles voted an address to the king condemning the action of the Tiers Etat.
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  • But the rest, together with the Tiers Etat, remained, and Mirabeau declared that, as they had come by the will of the nation, force only should make them withdraw.
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  • This association was, in 1884-1885, recognized by the powers as a sovereign state under the name of the Etat Independant du Congo.
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  • By order of Louis X11 these had been in an Etat General which included both demesne and extraordinary income.
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  • In the estate of the nobility he headed the liberal minority under the guidance of Adrien Duport, and led the minority of forty-seven noblemen who seceded from their own estate (June 1789) and joined the Tiers Etat.
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  • During the agitations that preceded the Revolution Cerutti took the popular side, and in 1788 published a pamphlet, Memoire pour le peuple francais, in which in a clear and trenchant style he advocated the claims of the tiers etat.
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