French Revolution (Dallen)

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Prior to the French Revolution

Before

Seven year war ends

1763

It started in 1756

Louis XVI Became king

1774

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

American decloration of independance

1776

Written primarily by Thomas Jefferson

During French Revolution

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The Estates General summoned

1789

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

Tennis Court oath

1789

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

1789

The Bastille was a fortress-prison in Paris

All Feudal Priviledges Abolished

1789

the Feudal system took a huge fall

October Days

1789

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

Civil constitutionof the clergy

1790

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

1791

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

1792

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

Convention meets

1792

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

1793

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

1793

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

1793

Fall of Robespierre

1794

Directory meets

1795

After French Revolution

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