he was not ready to be king and thus did not have the quality's witch a french rular would need for the troubles that are coming his way.(pg.64)
Maria was a member of the Austrian royal family and because Austria was an often enemy of France. was disliked by most.(pg.66)
Called him self the sun king HE also enjoyed ballet, he had ruled for France for 72 years and had set new standards(pg.62)
The pour harvest lead to starvation due to the lacking of food
many civilians where attacking the Bastille on all angles but where being slaughtered by the number of guards.
The last article of Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen was adopted 26 or 27 August, 1789 by the national constituent assembly
many of people where attacking the Bastille but there where many of guards to try to save wthl all means necessary using canons.
was a significant episode in the French Revolution during which the French royal family, faced with a decrease in royal authority, attempted unsuccessfully to escape abroad disguised as a Russian aristocratic family.
1792, France declared war on Austria. The French armies lacked organization and discipline, and many noble officers had emigrated. The allied Austrian and Prussian forces under Charles William Ferdinand, duke of Brunswick, quickly crossed the frontier and began to march on Paris.
Louis XVI was guillotined, after being tried for treason and being proven guilty.
what ended the reign of terror was Louis the XVI being executed
Napoleon from the Directory to the Sale of Louisiana On October 15 1795 Napoleon meet Josephine de Beauharnais
In January 1804, Bonaparte's police uncovered an assassination plot against him, ostensibly sponsored by the Bourbons. In retaliation, Bonaparte ordered the arrest of the Duc d'Enghien, in a violation of the sovereignty of Baden. After a hurried secret trial, the Duke was executed on 21 March.