Some articles on estates, estate, abolished:
... did not approve the tax, instead demanding that Louis XVI call the Estates-General ... In August 1788 the King agreed to convene the Estates-General in May 1789 ... While the Third Estate demanded and was granted "double representation" so as to balance the First and Second Estate, voting was to occur "by orders ...
... Abolished in 2001 ... Some cantons impose estate taxes or inheritance taxes ... see Inheritance Tax (United Kingdom) (actually an estate tax) United States see Estate tax in the United States Some jurisdictions formerly had estate or inheritance taxes, but have abolished them ...
Famous quotes containing the words estate and/or abolished:
“Not a flock of wild geese cackles over our town, but it to some extent unsettles the value of real estate here, and, if I were a broker, I should probably take that disturbance into account.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.”
—G.C. (Georg Christoph)