major people and events that caused French Revolution
lasted seven years
Louis xvi "sun king", ruled France for 72 years,
ended americans as part of the british empire
the oath was signed by 576 out 577 members of the third estate
represented the church the nobles and the common people
major events of French Revolution
In 1789 mobs began attacking the cities prisons to free political prisoners
At six o'clock in the morning, a crowd of women and armed men assembled in the square summoned by the beating of drums. Shouts of rage against the royal bodyguards were heard. One of these columns marched up to the Royal Gate, but found it locked. Another got through by the gate of the chapel, which was open.
Constituent Assembly abolished feudalism, sweeping away both the seigneurial rights of the Second Estate (the nobility) and the tithes gathered by the First Estate (the Roman Catholic clergy).
It is often stated that this law confiscated the Church's French land holdings or banned monastic vows: that had already been accomplished by earlier legislation. It did, however, complete the destruction of the monastic orders, legislating out of existence "all regular and secular chapters for either sex, abbacies and priorships, both regular and in commendam, for either sex", etc.
The Flight to Varennes ( 2021 June 1791 ) was a significant episode in the French Revolution during which King Louis XVI of France and his immediate family were unsuccessful in their attempt to escape, disguised as the servants