French Revolution (Dallen)

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Prior to the French Revolution


Seven year war ends


It started in 1756

Louis XVI Became king


found guilty of treason, and executed by guillotine on 21 January 1793.

American decloration of independance


Written primarily by Thomas Jefferson

During French Revolution

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The Estates General summoned


He was a estate general who was called in by the king

Tennis Court oath


The Oath was a pledge signed by 576 out of the 577 members from the Third Estate during a meeting of the Estates-General on 20 June 1789 in a tennis court.

Fall of Bastille


The Bastille was a fortress-prison in Paris

All Feudal Priviledges Abolished


the Feudal system took a huge fall

October Days


On 5 October, several hundred women staged a protest against the high price of bread at the City Hall.

Civil constitutionof the clergy


The Civil Constitution of the Clergy was a law passed on 12 July 1790 during the French Revolution, that subordinated the Roman Catholic Church in France to the French government.

Flight to Varennes


The Flight to Varennes ( 20/21 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

Monarchy Overthrown


The People of france had enough so starting the revolt against the king and the uper class.

Convention meets


During the French Revolution, the National Convention or Convention, comprised the constitutional and legislative assembly which sat from 20 September 1792 to 26 October 1795

Louis XVI Executed


Louis appeared to be conspiring with the enemies of France. 17 January 1793 saw Louis condemned to death for "conspiracy against the public liberty and the general safety" by a close majority in Convention: 361 voted to execute the king, 288 voted against, and another 72 voted to execute him subject to a variety of delaying conditions.

Reing of terror begins


The Reign of Terror, also known as The Terror, was a period of violence that occurred for one year and one month after the onset of the French Revolution, incited by conflict between rival political factions, the Girondins and the Jacobins

Marie Antoinette


Fall of Robespierre


Directory meets


After French Revolution