French Revolution

before french revolution

seven year war

1763 - 1770

befor the french revalution

Louis XVI becomes king

1774 - 1793

executed by the radical refomers same with his wife later
tryed by his country

American Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1783

the usa win over Britain usa be comes a country

during french revolution

Fall of the Bastille

1789

July 14, 1789. The people were rioting over the high price of bread. The mob attacked prisons to free political prisoners. The troops sent by King Louis betrayed him and joined the mob, and the 7 prisoners in the Bastille were released.

the eastates general summoned

1789 - 1795

Tennis Court Oath

1789

A pledge that the delagates, led by Count Mirabeau, would form a new form of government called the National Assembly, and they pledged they would keep meeting until they succeeded.

Feudal Priveleges Abolished

1789

August 4, 1789. National Assembly met in Versailles and abolished all feudal rights and privileges and ended Serfdom. It declared all people equal before the law.

October Days

1789

There was a food crisis effecting women and children. In October a few hundred women marched to Versaille to meet the king, 50 km. Lafayette and the National Guard followed them. The king and queen agreed to go back to Paris.

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

1790

The government seized control of the Church and its property. Certificates of money called Assignats were issued to be redeemed when Church lands were sold.

Flight to Varennes

1791

The King and Queen tried to escape with their children to try to restore the monarchy by getting money from their friends the aristocrats in different countries. This was thwarted by Jean-Baptiste Drouet because he recognized the King. They were imprisoned.

Monarchy Overthrown

1792

August 1792. The King was forced to accept the new constitution of France. The Convention decided he should be tried and executed for his crimes. They were removed from the Royal Palace. Louis and Marie Antoinette were both guillotined.

Convention Meets

1792

October 1792. The Convention decided that the King should be tried for his crimes against the country and executed.

Reign of Terror Begins

1793 - 1794

September 1793. All enemies of the revolution and the Girondists were arrested and imprisoned. Many were arrested and guillotined. (37,000 people guillotined over one year by a guillotine)

Louis XVI Executed

1793

January 21 1793. Citizen Louis Capet is executed by the guillotine.

Marie Antoinette Executed

1793

October 1793. Marie Antoinette is Guillotined in October.

Fall of Robespierre thermidor period begins

1794

prepared to bring the king to trial and execution, out to kill eny one how had sympathy for the old system, made patriotic speeches , eventualy he became king and condemned the poeple and was condemned him self, and after trying to shoot him self he was captured and guillotined with his friends.

Directory meets

1795

The rule of Robespierre was replaced with the Directory,witch was controled by the middel class and gave most of the power to the poeple how had property.

after french revolution