French Revolution Timeline Brodie_Damon (Copy)

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American Revolution

1775 - 1783

Declaration Independence

07/04/1776

Storms-Drought-Cold-Floods

08/13/1788 - 04/01/1789

Bad harvests causing food prices to rise and loss of employs due to everyone wanted only bread

Estates General Meets

05/05/1789

met to try to tax clergy and nobles-found that their system of votes did not work

Tennis Court Oath

06/20/1789

Third estate vowed that they would not stop till government was fair

National Assembly

06/27/1789 - 09/30/1791

Frances first parliament-voting was fair-wanted france to be a contitional monarchy

Fall of the Bastille

07/14/1789

First act of defiance against the king-people wanted him to keep national assembly

Feudal Rights abolished

08/04/1789

Nobles gave up their priveliges and feudal system making many people free

Declaration of the Rights of Man

08/25/1789

Stated that all man are equal and had rights

Women March on Versailles

10/05/1789

woman went to move king to Paris and guards would not shoot woman

Flight to Verinnes

06/21/1791

king and queen tried to go to Austria but were caught and imprisoned

National Convention

10/01/1791

Declared that the king was a constitutional monarch

Revolutionary Wars Begin

04/20/1792

Austria and other countries try to stop frances revolution due that if they could do it their citizens could do it

Brunswick Manifesto

06/25/1792

Austria threatened France that if they do not restore monarch they die-makes king a traitor

Monarchy is Abolished - Republic Created

09/21/1792

National assembly abolish monarchy

Louis Executed

01/21/1793

Due to his betrayal they beheaded him with a giliteen

Girondins expelled from National Convention

06/02/1793

Jacobins blame Girondins for losing the war and are removed from Convention