Sun King's rule was noted for spending huge amounts of money on a palace at Versailles, high taxes, expensive unsuccessful wars and wastefulness-see notes
He spent over 100 million dollars buildig the Versailles Palace.
Louis died leaving his country in debt
The United States Declaration of Independence is a statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain were now independent states, and thus no longer a part of the British Empire.
The peasants of France were mad because of the high unfair taxes and poor harvesting.
Louis XVI called Estates-General to a meeting in Versailles to approve a tax plan.
The National Assembly announced the end of feudalism and serfdom in France.
Mob attacked the prison, killed the govenor, released the prisoners; symbolic destruction of it was important rallying point that represented the bringing down of authority.
Paris Women invaded Versailles.
The Third Estate declared themselves the National Assembly and made the Tennis Court Oath.
It was a law passed on July 12 1790 during the French Revolution, that devistated the Roman Catholic Church in France.
Louis XVI and his family tried to sneak out of France but were arrested.
France declared war on Austria.
The National Convention held their first meeting.
Louis XVI sentanced to the guillotine and was executed.
She was charged with aiding the enemy and inciting civil war and was guillotined.
The Reign of Terror court sentanced 20,000 to 40,000 people to death.
The National Convention arrested Robespierre.
Robespierre was beheaded.
This is the end of the revolution as a middle class government is established where only people who own property can vote.
The directory fell and ended the revolution.
The last phase of the revolution changes the government back to a way that is similar to how it was before the French Revolution.