French Revolution

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  • Revolution broke out

  • Tennis Court Oath

    The Third Estate declared themselves the National Assembly and made the Tennis Court Oath.
  • Storming the Bastille

    The Paris mob broke into the Bastille prison and was looking for weapons. This was the event that marked the beginning of the French Revolution.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    The National Assembly issued the Declaration of the Rights of Man.
  • Several Counter-Revolution Uprisings

    In late 1790, several small counter- revolutionary uprisings broke out but all failed.
  • Louis XVI tried to flee France

    Louis XVI and his family tried to flee France but were arrested.
  • The Constitution of 1791

    Under the Constitution of 1791, France would function as a constitutional monarchy.
  • Petition to form the Garde National

    Pauline Leon, on March 6 1792, submitted a petition signed by 319 women to the National Assembly requesting permission to form a garde national in order to defend Paris in case of military invasion.
  • The First National Convention held

    The first step to abolishing the monarchy and establishing a republic, The French Republic.
  • Louis XVI was beheaded

    The result of the Mountain political group wining the debate over the king's fate. King Louis XVI was beheaded on the guillotine.
  • The Plan of attack from the Informal Coalition

    The informal coalition composed Austria, Prussia, Spain, Portugal, Britiain, and the Dutch Republic. French armies began to fall back. This coalition planned to attack France over anger of the death and chaos of Louis XVI.
  • The end of the Law of Maximum

    By the spring of 1794 forced collection of food was not sufficient to feed even Paris.
  • Maximillien Robespierre is guillotined

    Robespierre was guillotined without vtrial in the Place de la Revolution.
  • Constitution of the Year III

    The Convention approved the new Constitution of the Year III.
  • End of the French Revolution

    The Directory fell and ended the French Revolution. Napoleon Bonaparte takes control of the French Government.
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